PR stunt or rage problem? Chris Brown smashes window, storms off GMA

The singer/rapper has a new album out—and a history of violence. So, was this episode on ‘Good Morning America’ a way to sell records or a genuine outburst? UPDATE: Several reports have said the questions that made Brown fly into a rage were pre-approved. That’s kind of odd.

The outburst came after Robin Roberts asked Brown about his past legal troubles stemming from his assault of ex-girlfriend Rihanna.

Brown’s new album comes out today, and during his interview with Roberts he tried to steer the questions back to the album. After the appearance, Brown reportedly smashed a window with a chair and then left the studio shirtless—as one does after a television interview.

Here’s the brief interview:

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