While acknowledging that I had set goals to never write about Chris Brown again, this story is too good to pass up. Shoppers at HMV stores in London have reported spotting advisory labels on Brown’s newest album Fortune, warning prospective buyers that it’d probably be best to reconsider the purchase and just go ahead with the latest volume of “Now That’s What I Call Music” after all. (They’re up to volume 82 now, in case you were wondering). The stickers read: “Do not buy this album! This man beats women.” That should actually be written in all caps, as so: THIS MAN BEATS WOMEN. This statement is true, if you recall a certain 2009 incident with his then-girlfriend Rihanna, to which he pleaded guilty.
According to Gigwise, the stickers are believed to be the work of anti-domestic-violence activists. Or maybe members of PUABR (People United Against Bad Rap).
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