I haven’t read anything new about potential endorsement losses Rihanna’s way, but it seems Wrigley’s Doublemint Gum and Got Milk? aren’t the only campaigns dropping her former beau, Chris Brown.
Sure, T.I. may still be in prison for federal weapons charges (that are apparently related to illegally purchasing three machine guns and two silencers…machine guns? Good grief, man) when the film is released in January 2010, but, hey – when it comes to being a bad guy, the actual act of physically abusing someone will trump whatever nefarious intent one has for three illegally purchased machine guns every time.
The good news is that Brown has started attending anger management classes earlier this week, according to Rolling Stone, but the magazine and its source seems to think this is an effort of Brown’s to “look better” to the public and the court.
Whatever the reason, let’s hope he retains some of that counseling. This kid isn’t even 20 years old yet, and instead of focusing on damage control for his career (one that I’m sure has already financially set him up for life), he needs to focus on tools that will help him live his life in a healthy, nonviolent way.