11 Things We Give Chris Brown A Pass For, But Shouldn't
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11 Things We Give Chris Brown A Pass For, But Shouldn't

We have to "Kiss Kiss" goodbye to all of the passes we give him.

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11 Things We Give Chris Brown A Pass For, But Shouldn't
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Chris Brown found his way back into the limelight again this week, and once again it was not for his music. The most recent scandal attached to his name is that he was accused of the most heinous crime apparently, which is assault with a deadly weapon to a white woman. This report caused an uproar among Twitter users and many other social network users, but surprisingly this is a scandal that seems to be mostly fabricated. Don't get me wrong; I was bumping to "Run It!" and "Poppin.'" But, Chris Brown has been awfully problematic the past few years. And, we still continue to give him a pass, but we shouldn't.

1. Abusing Rihanna

This was the turning point for both Rihanna and Chris Brown's life. It was hard for some people to accept that abuse really occurred. No one wanted to believe that our beloved Chris had done such a horrid thing. Some people wanted to dish out excuses immediately, but there is never any justification for domestic violence. A lot of people idolized them as a couple. They seemed perfect. But, not everything is as it seems. Everyone makes mistakes, but that doesn't mean we need to hand out a pass to him. Just because they are celebrities doesn't mean that this isn't a real issue.

2. Rapping

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This transition to part time rapper was interesting to say the least. He tried to abandon his innocent teen boy image that made us originally fall in love with him. He's not necessarily the best rapper, and should probably stick to making us swoon with songs like "With You" or "No Air." But, you will still find me rapping all of the lyrics to "Look At Me Now."

3. His anger issues

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This is just the beginning of the overarching issue. Everyone gets angry from time to time, but you know you may be pushing the limits with your anger issues when you are used to represent a level of anger.

4. Calling out "Karrueche" in his song

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This name drop made me feel uncomfortable. Especially after all the drama that ensued from their break up, the reference felt more forceful than romantic. He was the main reason for the end of their relationship, and yet people still felt the need to be on his side.

5. Crying on the BET Awards

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For some people, all it took was him getting on stage at the BET Awards and crying. That's it? Why was that all he needed to do? Everyone makes mistakes; however, this performance shouldn't wipe the slate clean. He shouldn't recieve a pass simply because he can provide us with a capitvating music tribute. If I knew that crying could give me a pass for all of my mistakes, then I'd be right there with you Chris, but that's not how it works.

6. His verse in Back To Sleep

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If you actually listen to the lyrics, you'll know exactly what I am talking about. This song leaves me more unsettled than anything.

7. His hit and run charge that we never heard about

The fact that we haven't even heard of this scandal is an issue in itself.

8. Assaulting a fan outside of a hotel

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If you can manage to justify all of his other angry outbursts, then hopefully this is where you draw the line. Fans are the people who are the ones who support you. They make you who you are. They are the ones giving him the passes.

9. Comments on Kehlani

There is no justification for making assumptions on someone's mental health, especially if you plan to make a mockery of the person. Suicide attempts are serious, and there is nothing that can excuse this one. He can be as opinionated as he wants, but he should sit back when it comes to commenting on someone else's situation, especially when it's this life threatening.

10. His frequent Twitter rants

Scroll through his Twitter, and you will know exactly what I mean.

11. His various feuds

No one is exempt from finding themselves in a feud with Chris Brown. His feuds range from Tyson Beckford to Adrienne Bailon to Frank Ocean.

I think it's time we retire all of our excuses that we make for Chris Brown. His music talent can't carry him through all his scandals. We have to "Kiss Kiss" goodbye all of the passes that we give him. We want to keep supporting him so much, but at what point do will we collectively stop giving him a pass?

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