Chris Brown was arrested for felony assault over the weekend, because he is Chris Brown, and Chris Browns get arrested. The arrest stemmed from a fight outside a Washington D.C. hotel, where Brown and his bodyguard were involved in a scrum with a victim whose nose ended up broken. There are conflicting reports about who threw the punch, with some sources pointing to Brown and some pointing to his bodyguard, but either way, not cool.

The guy who got his nose broken tells TMZ that he and a friend were standing outside the W Hotel in D.C. when they saw two women getting ready to take a picture with Brown. They photobombed the picture, which drew Brown’s ire. According to the report, Brown reportedly said “I’m not into this gay shit, I’m into boxing,” before turning around and punching the dude in the face. Brown’s crew saw the fight differently, claiming the guy and his friend were trying to get on Brown’s tour bus, so they were "simply trying to stop a trespass."


Brown and his bodyguard will appear before a magistrate in D.C. today. Brown is still on probation for assaulting Rihanna, so this violation could (but probably won’t) result in Brown being thrown in jail for up to four years.