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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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648 COMMENTS

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91.

Yurra Knutz    

MY NECK!... and... MY BACK!... MY NECK AND MY BACK!!

171 days ago
92.

Cynic    

ha ha ha ha Chris brown moron of the century

171 days ago
93.

Wow ...    

Way to go Brown, that is how ya keep fans - beat them.

171 days ago
94.

Truth    

THE 2 DUDES ARE PROLLY THE BF'S OF THE 2 CHICAS AND WANTED IN THE FOTO... BROWN GOT KANYE'D ON THEM. #TRUTH!!

171 days ago
95.

shewentwhoa    

When are they going to lock him up for some time. He needs it and an attitude adjustment...

171 days ago
96.

_][ Character_Assassin ][_    

He'll walk. Just needs to make the proper donation to the right authorities.

171 days ago
97.

Mumra the Ever Living    

So, now it comes out. In typical Chris Brown fashion, he first sucker punches the guy, the it "goes to the ground", which I'm assuming is TMZ speak for his "entourage" piling onto the guy.
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BTW TMZ, the W Hotel is nowhere near K Street. It's on 15th Street near F Street. It's also about 200 yards from the White House. Pretty pricey too. I looked into staying there last time I went to DC. cheapest room was over $400 a night after taxes.

171 days ago
98.

Yvghryyngiyryr    

It's shocking to see people wanting to see a human being suffer just because he happens to be a successful Black entertainer who's made a few mistakes. All these vile, racist comments would not be made if it wasn't a rich African-American famous star we were talking about. I am actually crying right now because I feel that racism will never end in this country even though it is 2013 and Blacks have made so many contributions to the culture of the world.

171 days ago
99.

GarrettG    

Good. I hope he gets served with a sentence that is long overdue.

171 days ago
100.

bagladey    

SMH.

171 days ago
101.

MysticalFlute    

Ohhh yes. And in NOT in California, which means chances are good he'll actually get punished for it!

171 days ago
102.

Obbop    

May the lawsuit leave you with the wealth of a mere commoner. Then you can get frisky around blue-collar working-class folks who will laugh at your likely girly punch then pulverize your ugly face.

171 days ago
103.

flora68    

This loser is obviously EXTREMELY insecure about his sexuality. Wonder how that attitude will work for him in PRISON!

171 days ago
104.

ROBHAM    

DC JAIL CHRIS MAY GET HIS ASS KICK IN THERE!!!!!!!

171 days ago
105.

don    

He'll be home for ****tails by this evening.

171 days ago
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