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Chris Brown

ARRESTED FOR FELONY ASSAULT

Gay Slur Allegedly Hurled

10/27/2013 12:14 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Chris Brown was arrested in Washington D.C. this morning for FELONY assault after allegedly attacking a man outside a hotel ... TMZ has learned.

Law enforcement sources tell TMZ ... at around 4:30 AM Brown got into an argument with a man outside the W Hotel on K Street and allegedly punched him once in the face.  We're told the alleged victim never threw a punch. 

The alleged victim tells TMZ ... he and a friend were hanging out at the W when they saw 2 women about to take a picture with Brown.  The victim -- who says he's not a Chris Brown fan -- says he and his buddy photo bombed the 2 women and Chris went nuts, punching him in the face and BREAKING HIS NOSE.  He went to the hospital and says he may need surgery as early as tomorrow. 

Law enforcement sources and the alleged victim tell TMZ ... before striking the man, Chris said, "I'm not down with that gay s**t, I feel like boxing."  After Chris punched the man, the fight was taken to the ground.

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Sources connected with Chris tell TMZ ... the alleged victim is full of BS.  He was NOT trying to take a pic with Chris ... he was trying to get on Chris' tour bus, and Brown was simply trying to stop a trespass.  The sources say before the incident the 2 girls tried to get on the bus but they were stopped, and that's when the victim and his friend made their move.

Law enforcement sources say Chris did not appear to be under the influence of anything.

Chris and his bodyguard -- who was also arrested -- will stay in jail today.  Under DC law Brown can't get bail so he'll appear before a magistrate Monday, and until then he'll stay behind bars. 

The alleged victim tells TMZ he doesn't understand why Brown was "so homophobic" to hurl such a slur.  And get this ... the victim says he would have accepted an apology at the scene, but now he will absolutely press charges -- and he's already hired a lawyer.

Brown is still on probation in the Rihanna beating case and this could be grounds for violating his probation -- which means he could be sentenced to prison for nearly 4 years ... worst case scenario for him.

Before the incident, Chris had been hosting a party (pic below) at the nearby Park and 14th nightclub.

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Karrueche just trashed Chris on Twitter ...

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644 COMMENTS

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61.

Kim Kardashian    

Oh his publicists is already working diligently on damage control. He'll get away with new charges cuz he's a celebrity and they are entitled to break the law. Next he'll come out in every talk show claiming he's a changed man cuz he's NOW found the help he needs to control his anger issues. People will buy his BS story & feel sorry for him. The cycle will continue until he kills someone.

299 days ago
62.

Beamer4343    

He will buy his way out of this like he always does. What a douche bag !

299 days ago
63.

karri    

surprise, surprise, surprise!!! Now, 4 years is just about the right time for an attitude adjustment to happen.....Let's go LA DA.. stop coddling these "kids"..

299 days ago
64.

abby    

For all those who are concerned, don't worry. Rich and/or famous people don't go to jail . . . Mike Tyson excluded.

299 days ago
65.

D-INCARNATION    

Christmas in October...................

299 days ago
66.

Phreaky    

If he gets outta this, I will lose my mind.
Prison is where he needs to be. And you just know he will claim the guy taunted him or somehow "made" him fight.
BS. Throw away the key.

299 days ago
67.

Michell    

He's moved on from beating up girls. This man is violent and needs a lesson. Jail time will take him down a few pegs. So tired of money getting people off of serious charges!!

299 days ago
68.

David    

The W isn't on K street...

299 days ago
69.

Kay    

I thought Chris Brown only punched women. I guess having a body guard around to protect him means he can take a swipe at guys too, without any worry of getting pounded.

299 days ago
70.

Mikey    

He must have mistaken that guy for a woman.

299 days ago
71.

Pondscum    

What was 'Does not play well with others' all over his report cards as a kid? What a douche!

299 days ago
72.

palermo    

Ticking time bomb, it was inevitable he'd end up back in jail.

299 days ago
73.

Master Po    

Is it too early for team Breezy? Why so quiet? We all know they dont have jobs lol must be sleeping late or completely avoiding this website lol

299 days ago
74.

6one9    

RiRi is probably smoking 2 joints ~~~
afterwards`` she smokes 2 more!!!

299 days ago
75.

Qawe    

Minh

299 days ago
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