The New York Daily News is reporting that Chris Brown was furious with BET for using him, and BET defends themselves by saying Chris Brown was never confirmed.
Brown isn’t taking the public dis on the chin, either. “He’s furious,” a pal of the singer tells us. “BET asked him to perform and waited until the last minute to tell him it was off. He’s pretty shocked and outraged right now.”
Both BET publicists and Brown’s camp say the singer was never confirmed for the show.
I also wondered why Rihanna was a no show, and her reps said it was never her plans to attend the BET Awards. I thought maybe with all the Chris Brown hype, she decided to sit this one out, but from what her reps are saying, BET Awards just weren’t in her plans because someone else was:
But while her ex fumed, the “Umbrella” singer was busy hanging out with her crush, Orlando Magic forward Rashard Lewis, in NYC. Says a rep for the beauty, “Rihanna was never meant to attend [the BET awards].”