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Chris Brown Tweets Ebola Is 'A Form Of Population Control'

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Chris Brown at a performance in September 2013 (Getty Images)
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So, Chris Brown has an idea or two about Ebola and wants the world to know. The R&B singer (and dude who needs anger management classes) posted on Twitter early this morning that he thinks the deadly disease is a "form of population control."

As quickly as the 25-year-old singer tweeted that, he received an onslaught of outrage from the Twitterverse. Comedian Warren Holstein tweeted, "Chris Brown tweeted that Ebola is 'a form of population control.' He should try it."

Just three minutes after Brown posted his controversial message, he tweeted:

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Brown's Ebola tweet, though, has already amassed over 10,000 favorites and 14,000 retweets. But, Brown isn't exactly the most reliable source for medical news on Ebola. We might turn to the CDC for a little more info.

The deadly virus has claimed a life in Dallas, Texas and more than 4,000 others, mostly in West Africa. On Sunday, Texas health officials said that the health care worker who treated the Dallas man who died of Ebola in Dallas tested positive for the disease.