Just a year after swearing off interviews and public appearances, Chris Brown appears to be more transparent as ever despite ongoing legal troubles. The “moving target” is Jet Magazine’s latest cover subject and inside, no rock was left unturned as the “Fine China” singer talked about controlling his temper in recent months. Like Trayvon Martin, Brown agrees that he is treated unfairly not only because of his race, but his celebrity status.
“You have to go through the struggle before you can get to the good part. I don’t try to lash out at people, or be as mad or impulsive as I used to be. I got to the point where it’s only so much you can take from the master, you feel me? I’ve taken my fair share of lashings.”
He even goes as far as to compare himself to other stars who are praised regardless of their past mistakes. “No disrespect, because I’m a fan, but nobody brings up the fact that [Jay Z] stabbed somebody and sold drugs. He gets a pass.”
“Relationships are the most difficult part. That’s why I was honest with those two girls and I put out that video. My ex and I broke up because of the “situation” and she had moved on. I fell in love with another girl. Then my ex came back, so it was like, ‘What is a man to do?’ I told them both the truth. I didn’t do the sucker role.”
Read the whole interview when it hits stands September 23.