The Chris Brown story illustrates real problems with the way Americans understand forgiveness and redemption. Too often, American-style forgiveness is a kind of forgetting.
There will always be sensational outliers in the world of pop music. But for every Chris Brown, there is a Bon Iver; for every Lady Gaga, there is a Mumford and Sons.
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Why is it acceptable for a woman to hit a man when the reverse is widely considered abhorrent? Two TV shows this week have me asking if a woman hitting a man is art or abuse.
Since her brutal real-life attack, the public has expected Rihanna to be a role model for the millions of young fans who hang on her every lyric. But what has happened instead is actually way more enlightening.
Perhaps taking a page out of the Olsen twins' book, Jessica Simpson announced this week that her sister Ashlee, 26, will aid her in designing a tween fashion line for her self-named clothing label.
After singer Chris Brown downgraded his violent outbursts from battering women to battering furniture after an unpleasant "Good Morning America" interview, the public breathed a sigh of relief that his temper is no longer an immediate danger to people around him. But what about the inanimate objects that have felt his wrath over the years?
They say that it's easier to ask for forgiveness than permission. This truism might also include public celebrity tirades. Another name for these ou...
Today, no one responsible for anything apologizes anymore. Despite his handlers' fears, a sincere, detailed apology could only help Chris Brown. Goodness knows it can't make things any worse.
Who expected Kirstie Alley to be a dancing queen? The Cheers alum sure proved she can cha-cha on Dancing With the Stars.
Neither Chris Brown nor Charlie Sheen did any jail time for the crimes for they were each convicted. Lindsay Lohan must be scratching her head in bewilderment.
There's no excuse for dangerous temper tantrums, but after talking to anger-management experts, I'm convinced Chris has made progress and sincerely wants to be a better person.
When I looked at the photo of you, shirtless, with the shiny tattoos across your chest, I saw myself, I saw Tupac Shakur, I saw all us American Black boys who so badly want to be free, who so badly want to be understood.
I felt nauseous and wanted to kill someone. My first though: "Oh crap, I'm pregnant." Nope, just in a Mac store.