Chris Brown’s Advice For Ray Rice
Either those jail stints worked wonders for Chris Brown or he finally got the media training he so desperately needed. The 25-year-old artist is finally showing strides on his journey for redemption.
Brown, who’s promoting his upcoming album “X,” was completely open during a recent sit down with Sway Calloway. The “Loyal” singer even offered Ray Rice advice on how to cope with anger issues.
“I think it’s all about the choices you make,” Brown told Sway. “With me, I deal with a lot of anger issues from my past – not knowing how to express myself verbally and at the same time not knowing how to cope with my emotions and deal with them and understand what they are.”
Ray Rice was suspended indefinitely after footage of him striking his wife went viral. The footage shed light on the NFL’s tolerance of domestic violence. Brown infamously battered his ex-girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.
I think help is great,” he added. “I still talk to my therapist twice a week, and it helps me to…if I’m frustrated and I’m dealing with something, to vent and say what I’m going through so I can hear from an actual clinical person, ‘this is how you should react,’ or ‘it’s good to feel this way because feelings, emotions, and energy are supposed to come and go. It’s not supposed to stay there, you’re not supposed to keep it inside, because it’ll bottle up and you’ll become a monster.’”
Brown was sentenced to rehab where he spent weeks working on himself.
“For me, dealing with my anger issues and understanding myself and the life I’ve been through, where I’m headed and where I want to be has helped me focus on what’s really important and not F up,” he explained. “For anybody who’s going through that situation or anybody who’s dealing with it — it’s all about the choices. Every situation is different but it’s all about the choices you make and how you control your anger.”
He finished with, “To Ray, or anybody else — because I’m not better than the next man — I can just say I’ve been down that road. I deal with situations and I’ve made my mistakes too, but it’s all about how you push forward and how you control yourself.”
In other Chris Brown news, he performed the title track off of “X” on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.”
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