Karrueche is seeing Chris in a whole new light after he openly discussed his 2009 assault on ex-girlfriend Rihanna during a shocking MTV News interview on Sept. 11, a source tells HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. Here’s what we know.
Chris Brown shocked us all, including girlfriend Karrueche Tran, when he thoughtfully commented on the Ray Rice scandal — and his own infamous experience with domestic violence — during a revealing new interview. But Karrueche is so proud of Chris’ courage and is in complete “awe” of the X artist, her friends confide to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY.
Karrueche Tran On Chris Brown’s Ray Rice Comments: How She Really Feels
It’s been quite the fantastic week for Chris, 25. His new album, X, just dropped on Sept. 16. And after he eloquently opened up about his 2009 assault on then-girlfriend Rihanna, 26, during an intense MTV News television interview, girlfriend Karrueche, 26, is one of the many people applauding his bravery.
“It’s times like these that shock her — but in a good way,” a source close to K.T. reveals to HollywoodLife.com EXCLUSIVELY. “He stepped up to the plate and delivered and she’s in awe of him.”
We’re told that Karrueche has been “very supportive” and even “congratulated her baby on a job well done, and on agreeing to address that issue in particular.”
Chris Brown: Mom Joyce Hawkins Thinks He’s Come A Long Way
Karrueche isn’t the only one who was proud of Chris for discussing such a sensitive topic. The singer’s mother, Joyce Hawkins, is also touched by Chris’ courage.
“They both thought it was big of him to do that,” our source continues. “They knew he was nervous because he was looking down and swerving in his chair but they are both proud of him.”
“Damn, he’s come a long way.”
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