TMZ.com have obtained the police report. For those who claim “we don’t know what REALLY went on”, it’s worth sharing….
Brown’s phone from a woman. An argument ensued and Brown allegedly
tried forcing Rihanna out of the car but couldn’t because she was
wearing her seat belt. Brown then allegedly shoved Rihanna’s
head against the passenger window. When Rihanna turned to face him,
Brown punched her, then continued punching her while driving, according
to the detective’s notes.
Blood spattered all over Rihanna’s clothing and in the interior of the car. Her mouth was filled with blood.Brown allegedly told Rihanna, “I’m going to beat the **** out of you when we get home. You wait and see.”
Rihanna called her assistant and left a message saying, “I am on my way home. Make sure the cops are there when I get there.”
Brown then replied, “You just did the stupidest thing ever. I’m going to kill you.”
to the report, Brown continued to punch Rihanna, bit her on her ear,
her fingers and put her in a headlock — she almost lost consciousness.
criminal threats and even though it is believed Rihanna is refusing to
testify (making a conviction far more difficult given that she was the
key witness and victim), the case is proceeding.
Meanwhile, some fans are beginning to turn on Rihanna.
In an opinion piece in today’s paper, columnist Rita Pahni writes about how some fans are as angry with the alleged victim as they are with the alleged perpetrator:
net were at their most feral over her decision to return to the hands
of violence, dismayed fans eloquently expressing their disgust, as they
do, with the 21-year-old Barbadian beauty.
“Idiot” and “fool” were common descriptions used.
Suddenly Rihanna went from tragic victim to public enemy No. 1.
“Moron. I will never buy any CD of hers again. I refuse to support
someone who makes domestic violence seem acceptable to young girls,”
Mel of Sydney wrote, reflecting the majority of dumbstruck fans.
Yesterday the attacks on Rihanna only intensified as it was revealed
Brown may escape charges of domestic violence, battery, criminal
threats and even attempted murder because she is reportedly refusing to
press charges and testify against him after the pair were seen loved up
on Miami beach.
It’s baffling to me that at a time when Rihanna is most vulnerable and in need of support, her fans have turned on her.
And so viciously.
Her decision to reunite with an allegedly violent partner may be
bewildering to most but not to those who have experienced domestic
violence or who work with battered woman.
“She’s a wounded little girl and she thinks she can make him
change,” explains psychologist Jan Waldman, reminding us as well that
we are indeed talking about a girl just out of her teenage years.
Domestic violence expert Madeline Garcia Bigelow, also not surprised
by the high-profile reunion, said it made sense: “When you’re in an
intimate relationship with anyone you tend to give people chances.”
Rihanna fits like a glove into the well- known cycle of domestic
violence, with Brown reportedly showering her with gifts and
(Meanwhile, publicly he has released carefully worded statements of
sorrow and regret designed to minimise the damage to his career.)