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Rihanna will kick off the Today show's star-studded 2011 Summer Concert Series, which commences May 27. Also on the docket this season? Chris Brown!

NBC apparently decided to overlook Brown's Good Morning America meltdown, bringing the star on board for his own live performance airing July 15.

Rihanna, New Tattoo

Cee Lo Green and Bruno Mars will also hit the stage in the coming weeks, as will New Kids on the Block and the Backstreet Boys ... together!

Rihanna and Chris Brown are coming to Today ... but not simultaneously.

Additional Today performers will be announced as the summer continues, but the current list also includes Journey, Maroon 5 and Kenny Chesney.

It's nice that despite his GMA setback, Brown is still getting the chance to do what he used to and hopefully will be best known for again: singing.

We're just glad Teyana Taylor won't be joining him.

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The rumors of a surprise guest at Justin Bieber's Sydney, Australia concert this weekend proved true, as the 17-year-old welcomed Chris Brown on stage.

JB, who is constantly spreading his alleged rags-to-riches story in order to encourage fans to live their dreams, described the team effort on Facebook:

“3 years ago I sang "WITH YOU" by Chris Brown in my living room,” Bieber said. “Since then thanks to the help of the fans we have been on an incredible journey. Thank you because we are just getting started. NEVER SAY NEVER.”

Here's Bieber and Brown teaming up on "Look at Me Now":

While some question his decision to collaborate with Brown, given Justin's squeaky clean image and Chris' troubled past, the Bieb has stuck by his boy.

Fortunately, no one egged Bieber on stage as a result.

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Will Chris Brown duet with Justin Bieber in Sydney? That's the rumor going around ... a rumor started by Bieber himself after he arrived Down Under.

Bieber romises "there might be surprises" on his tour.

The speculation is that with controversial R&B star Brown also touring the country, the pair will team up in Sydney to perform "Next 2 You" live:

Bieber Tweet About BrownBieber will throw it DOWN at Brisbane Entertainment Centre before heading down to Sydney for two sold-out shows at Acer Arena on Thursday and Friday.

Brown is playing Acer Arena tonight and does not have another gig until Brisbane on Friday. So look for a Bieber-Brown duet live in Sydney Thursday.

Seems like a given, seeing as the link Justin posted is to this song:

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Man, let's hope Teyana Taylor has never read what THG has written about Chris Brown...

This R&B singer allegedly instigated a violent brawl in a recording studio Saturday night, all because a woman made a disparaging remark about Brown. Authorities tell TMZ the incident took place in Burbank, as Taylor defended the honor of her pal by punching a female in the face and then kicking her repeatedly in the stomach.

Sounds like behavior that would make Brown proud, doesn't it?

Teyana Taylor Picture

When cops arrived on the scene, Taylor had already left the premises. No charges have been filed, but police are investigating the brawl and plan on speaking to the singer.

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Looks like Chris Brown has an unlikely ally in the celebrity world: Rosie O’Donnell.

The outspoken talk show host said on her radio show Friday that Chris' detractors, along with Good Morning America's Robin Roberts, may be guilty of racism.

That's because, O'Donnell, says, people criticized Brown's window-breaking tantrum on GMA more than, she argues, the equivalent by white stars is lambasted.

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“I just don’t know why this kid seems to be held to a different standard than anyone else,” O’Donnell tells executive producer Janette Barber on the program.

Asked if the reaction, which Rosie addressed for the first time because she had been on vacation, was racially based, O'Donnell replied, “I totally think [it] is.”

“I also think it’s why he felt he was safer with Robin Roberts.”

O’Donnell doesn’t flesh out this point at all other than later adding that she felt “badly” for Chris Brown and “mildly angry” at Roberts while the interview.

Given the context, though, it wouldn’t be amiss to interpret it as an accusation of some sort of racial betrayal on Roberts’ part not to go easier on Brown.

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In Friday's THG Caption Contest, we asked you to come up with the best one for this photo of Sisqo Chris Brown showing what a baller he is in New York.

Our winner is Nenette Mougeot. Nice work! The entry appears below.

Honorable mentions go out to Alyssa and freespirit114. Thanks to everybody for playing as always and best of luck in THG's next Caption Contest!

Chris Brown BALLING

Dem girls be turning my hair white but I don't care, I got game.

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Welcome, gossip fans, to another edition of THG's Caption Contest!

From his Good Morning America meltdown to his controversial visit to Dancing With the Stars, Chris Brown sure has been in the news a lot lately.

Here, he's blowing off some steam in a more constructive manner. What was the star thinking/saying on the basketball court? You tell us!

All you do is click "Comments" below and submit your best caption(s)! Go to it! We'll announce a winner Monday. Best of luck to everyone ...

Chris Brown BALLING

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Chris Brown and Rihanna got into an infamous disagreement two years ago, but they can certainly agree on wanting to move past that argument now.

In the new issue of Rolling Stone, Rihanna opened up again about her famous ex and why she agreed to the lifting of a restraining order against him.

"You can never please people," she said. "That's my decision. It doesn't mean we're gonna be in a relationship, or make up, or even talk ever again."

"It just means I didn't want to object to the judge," she stressed.

Rihanna in RS

The modified order means that the former couple may attend industry events at the same time as long as Brown doesn't annoy, molest or harass her.

That, Rihanna says, was the entire point. Moving on.

"What he did to me was a personal thing. It had nothing to do with his career. Saying [he can't be at awards shows] definitely made it difficult for him."

But, she takes pains to clarify again: "We don't have to talk again ever in my life. I just didn't want to make it more difficult for him professionally."

That's a relief. His Good Morning America rampage made it hard enough.

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Over the objections of Tom Bergeron, Cheryl Burke and a host of others, Chris Brown performed on Dancing With the Stars' first results show of the season Tuesday.

Brown actually performed twice - first his new hit "Yeah 3x," then an encore medley of "Forever" and "Beautiful People" - bringing the house down both times.

If there were boos, they weren't audible over the cheers for a guy who put his all into each routine and looked very, very happy to be there. Here's his first effort:

After Brown's now-infamous Good Morning America meltdown, many were shocked (and more than a few upset) that ABC would let him keep this DWTS gig.

Whatever the reason for not pulling the plug, Brown was clearly grateful, and repaid them with a terrific live performance, as you can see above and below.

His fans surely loved this spirited live effort. His detractors will continue to lament that he appeared on DWTS at all and loathe his existence in general.

All we can do is hope that he's turned the page. Follow this link to see who was eliminated last night, then watch Chris' second performance after the jump:

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Tom Bergeron won't be the only one refusing to give Chris Brown a standing ovation tonight.

The Dancing with the Stars host has already voiced his displeasure over that controversial star appearing on this week's results show, and now Cheryl Burke has spoken out against the performance, as well.

  • Cheryl Burke Promo Pic
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"As a victim of domestic violence, I don't agree with him coming on the show, but it's out of my control," she told Extra.

Earlier this year, Burke opened up about her past and admitted she was molested as a child.

It should be an interesting evening on ABC, that's for sure. Do you think Brown should be welcome on such a national stage?

 

Chris Brown Biography

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Christopher Maurice Brown
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