Chris Brown is in a melancholy, pensive mood and doing some reflecting these days. He posted this poignant shot on Instagram over the weekend (seriously):
He's beaten Rihanna senseless, been charged with assault in D.C., and been involved in countless other incidents of reckless and controversial behavior.
Not a lot to smile about, and he knows it, as evidenced by the image above.
The maligned, oft-troubled 25-year-old star captioned the jumpsuit photo:
"I been through a lot in my life. Made a lot of mistakes along the way."
"But through it all I've always been true to myself and through God I've been able to take care of my family! I should regret some things but I think the lessons learned will shape me into a real man."
"I'm grateful and appreciative! Thank you for life!"
He has indeed made mistakes, and it sounds like he truly regrets and appreciates the magnitude of his actions. But can he use them to become a real man as he says?
The jury is still out. But he did post this: