[artist id="1961441"]Chris Brown[/artist] issued a statement on Sunday (February 15), a week after his alleged altercation with [article id="1604672"]singer Rihanna[/article].
"Words cannot begin to express how sorry and saddened I am over what transpired," the statement reads. "I am seeking the counseling of my pastor, my mother and other loved ones and I am committed, with God's help, to emerging a better person.
"Much of what has been speculated or reported on blogs and/or reported in the media is wrong," the statement continues. "While I would like to be able to talk about this more, until the legal issues are resolved, this is all I can say except that I have not written any messages or made any posts to Facebook, on blogs or any place else. Those posts or writings under my name are frauds."
The statement did not directly address the alleged altercation. Brown was arrested February 8 on suspicion of making [article id="1604577"]criminal threats[/article], released on $50,000 bail and given a March 5 court date.
Brown's [article id="1605127"]biological father[/article] and [article id="1604913"]sister[/article], as well as [article id="1605139"]Rihanna's father[/article], have spoken out in the wake of the incident. [article id="1605144"]Jay-Z spoke[/article] with reporters on Saturday about it as well.
Rihanna's father said the singer is resting with friends in Barbados. Brown's father said he is currently at "home," presumably in Virginia.
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