Chris Brown said he doesn’t remember beating up Rihanna earlier this year in a pre-taped Larry King appearance scheduled to air Wednesday on CNN.
“When I look at it now, it’s just like, wow, like, I can’t — I can’t believe that — that actually happened,” the 20-year-old Forever singer, clad in a powder blue sweater and bowtie, told King.
“That’s not me as a person,” Brown said of seeing the police reports and evidence of his rage. “I just didn’t know what to think.”
The singer appeared alongside his mother, Joyce Hawkins, and his attorney, Mark Geragos.
His mother said she was also surprised based on that Brown had never had any violent incidents prior to the February 8 incident.
Brown said that it will be tough to see Rihanna dating other men.
“At the end of the day, I mean, we’re not together, so, if she’s happy, I’m cool,” he said.
Brown was sentenced last week to five years’ probation and ordering him to do 180 days of community labor as a part of the plea deal he made in June for the assault in Hancock Park, California. The singer is required to complete 1,400 hours of community service, where his chief tasks will be washing cars, picking up trash and removing graffiti from walls.