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Chris Brown Publicly Apologizes for Rihanna Assault

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It was Grammy night here in Los Angeles when police responded to an incident between Rihanna and Chris Brown. The saga, full of speculation and controversy, was dragged through media and courts, eventually leaving Brown with five years of probation. In a YouTube video posted today, he apologizes. "I have told Rihanna countless times, and I am telling you today, that I am truly sorry and that I wasn't able to handle the situation both differently and better.. I hope that others learn from my mistake. I intend to live my life so that I am truly worthy of the term 'role model,'" he said. The full video is below.