The internet was buzzing yesterday with talk of an altercation between Chris Brown and Frank Ocean at a Los Angeles area recording studio. Apparently, the two vocalists and their friends got into a scuffle over a parking space that eventually lead to punches being thrown. Now that statements have been taken from the majority of people (Chris Brown fled the scene and did not speak with police right away), it seems most signs point to Chris Brown having actually started the incident.
According to TMZ, the accounts being given to police claim that Brown threw the first punch after Ocean refused to shake his hand. This lead to the eventual scuffle between groups, but police say neither singer was involved in the larger incident.
Given the nature of the attack, Ocean may be pressing charges against Brown, which could create a very interesting situation given Brown’s current probation. Reuters quotes Los Angeles County Sheriff’s spokesman Steve Whitmore as saying that Ocean “is desirous of prosecution in this incident,” so it seems such action is imminent.
Chris Brown still has yet to publicly comment on the altercation, but he did post a painting of Jesus Christ on the cross to his Instagram yesterday with the message “Painting the way I feel today. Focus on what matters!” Continue reading ‘Frank Ocean May Press Charges Against Chris Brown; More Fight Details Emerge’