Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.

Arts and Entertainment

Chris Brown Deletes Instagram Account After Comparing Himself to Jesus

chris_brown_shutterstock.jpg
Chris Brown (Debby Wong / Shutterstock.com)
Before you read more...
Dear reader, we're asking you to help us keep local news available for all. Your tax-deductible financial support keeps our stories free to read, instead of hidden behind paywalls. We believe when reliable local reporting is widely available, the entire community benefits. Thank you for investing in your neighborhood.

Following his alleged altercation with singer-songwriter Frank Ocean and his subsequent comparison of himself to Jesus Christ, Chris Brown has taken down his Instagram account.

According to the gossip site Hollywood Hiccups, Brown posted one final picture to his Instagram before removing it with the caption “Social media takes away the essence of why we are even special or icons. So with that, I’m detaching myself from that world.”

Brown's page, which was under the handle @fuckyopictures, now gives a "Page Not Found" error message.

Brown's latest turn in the media began when he reportedly got into a fight with Ocean over a parking space in Hollywood on January 27. The two have disagreed publicly about what happened that night, but sources say that at least six people were involved in a brawl that left Ocean injured.

Support for LAist comes from

Following the fight, Ocean said he wants to press charges against Brown. It was that comment that seems to have led to Brown posting the following photo on his Instagram, with the caption "Painting the way I feel today. Focus on what matters!":

5b29f5400161a1000dd6c0dc-original.jpg


Photo by @fuckyopictures via Instagram
Despite his renunciation of all things social media, Brown's Twitter account remains up.

Stay strong, Chris Brown. Stay strong.