FIRST, Brown says he and Rihanna started just hanging out casually when they were teenagers.
She didn't take him very seriously when he said he liked her and wanted to be her boyfriend.
She was then taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center for treatment and Brown later turned himself in to the LAPD and was charged with making a criminal threat. Since the incident, sources have come forward alleging that this may not have been the first time Brown abused Rihanna.It’s a sad, but well-documented truth that those who grow up surrounded by domestic violence will sometimes replicate the same destructive pattern later in life.Many are saying that this is the case with 19-year-old singer Chris Brown, who was arrested this past weekend for alleged domestic violence and felony battery against his girlfriend, 20-year-old Barbados-born singer Rihanna.Ironically, in 2006, Brown told MTV the abuse was “an influence in me about how to treat a woman.” He also stated, “I used to always feel the hate for anybody that disrespected a lady.” Brown and Rihanna reportedly began fighting in Brown’s rented Lamborghini when Brown received a text message from another woman after leaving Clive Davis’ pre-Grammy party late Saturday [via New York Daily News]. A.’s Hancock Park neighborhood and an upset Rihanna is said to have tossed the keys out the window.A source “close to the investigation” who spoke with E!The 19-year-old R&B singer remains free on ,000 bail.