Connect with us

Black Listed

Protests Force Chris Brown to Cancel Guyana Concert

Chris Brown
Jeff R. Bottari/Getty Images

Organizers say American R&B star Chris Brown has canceled a stadium concert in Guyana after local protests over his 2009 beating of then-girlfriend Rihanna.

Brown was billed to headline a Dec. 26 show. But he drew the ire of women’s rights groups and opposition lawmakers who said Brown would not be welcome in Guyana three years after his assault of Barbadian superstar Rihanna.

Concert promoter Hits & Jams Entertainment said Thursday that Brown backed out, citing discomfort with the protests.

In 2009, Brown hit, choked, and bit Rihanna during an argument in Los Angeles. He later pleaded guilty to assault.

Since then, Brown has worked to repair his image, undergoing violence counseling and putting out a new album. He has a duet with Rihanna on her recently released record.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Trending

7 Tips to Kick off the Holidays With Ease repost 12.2.19 7 Tips to Kick off the Holidays With Ease repost 12.2.19

7 Tips to Kick off the Holiday Season With Ease

Home & Entertaining

Domestic Violence Domestic Violence

To ‘Man Up’ Also Means to Stand Against Domestic Violence

News

domestic violence domestic violence

Strong & Silent: Breaking the Stigma of Abuse Because Black Men Are Victims, Too

Health

What You Need to Know About Domestic Violence

EBONY Exclusive

Advertisement
Connect
Join EBONY.com