A photo of Rihanna showing bad facial bruises allegedly sustained in an assault by Chris Brown has been posted by celeb gossip site TMZ. It is rather disturbing.

The Los Angeles police department has launched an internal investigation over what it is calling an unauthorized release of the photo of Rihanna, clearly showing injuries she sustained from an alleged assault by Chris Brown two Sundays ago.

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In the aftermath of the alleged beating at the hands of Chris Brown that left her badly injured, Rihanna's family is reeling, having never seen it coming.

Several family members have spoken out from her native country of Barbados, where the singer traveled after the violet incident two Sundays ago.

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Earlier today, we told you how Rihanna's father spoke out for the first time since his daughter's alleged beating at the hands of her boyfriend, singer Chris Brown.

Now, the following statement has been issued by a spokesman on behalf of Brown - his first since his arrest on battery and criminal threats charges last Sunday:

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In the first interview with a family member since her alleged battering at the hands of Chris Brown, Rihanna's father, Ronald Fenty, said that when he first heard that his daughter had been assaulted last week, "I didn't believe it.

"I know my daughter," said Fenty, 55. As for her boyfriend and alleged attacker, he said, "You think you know somebody, but you really don't."

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Disgraced R&B singer Chris Brown has made his first statement following the alleged beating he doled out to superstar girlfriend Rihanna - he posted an update on his private Facebook page, according to the N.Y. Post, which reads as follows:

"You'll begin to see her true colors. Believe it!"

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Despite the gruesome allegations against him, Chris Brown may have gotten lucky because the charge he was booked on is somewhat weak, police sources say.

But the R&B singer is still in deep $h!t if a new report is to believed - one in which Rihanna says this is not the first time Brown has attacked her.

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Rapper T.I. says he spoke to pal Chris Brown on Monday - one day after the R&B singer, 19, was arrested for assault and making criminal threats.

The upstanding citizen said that Brown - who is currently under investigation for his alleged battery of girlfriend Rihanna, who was reportedly left badly hurt with horrific injuries following their ugly altercation - is doing OK.

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Law enforcement sources are getting more specific regarding Sunday night's Chris Brown arrest - and cops who photographed Rihanna's injuries say they are "horrific."

The photos show major contusions on both sides of the singer's face - there is serious swelling and bruising. Her lip is split and her nose bloody.

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Chris Brown Biography

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Born
Birthplace
Tappahannock, Virginia
Full Name
Christopher Maurice Brown