Brown launched into an angry tirade after Robin Roberts asked about the 2009 assault against Rihanna.

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Although the two denied dating, they would make a number of public appearances together in the coming months.

A few weeks after the 2009 Grammys, photos released of R&B soul singer Rihanna’s face after her then-boyfriend Chris Brown had assaulted her were explanation enough as to why she had not appeared at the Grammys just a few weeks earlier. In a November 2009 interview with Diane Sawyer, Rihanna told Sawyer that it takes “eight or nine” incidents of domestic violence before one leaves an abusive relationship.

The two were spotted having a private moment and even shared a short cordial kiss.

In February 2012, Rihanna shocked the world and asked Chris Brown to appear on the remix of her song "Birthday Cake." The Bajan singer soon returned the favor and guest appeared on "Turn Up the Music," from his .

The fight between Chris Brown and Rihanna was prompted when she read a three-page text message from another woman on Brown’s phone.

Authorities said Brown reacted by hitting her head against the passenger window.

"I love Karreuche very much but I don't want to see hurt over my friendship with Rihanna," he said.

I feel like that."Brown released a statement on October 4, 2012 confirming he and Karreuche were no longer dating and that he wanted to focus on his career and more.

He then continued to drive while punching her with his right hand, according to reports.

The lovely couple were seen getting close the night before 2008 Grammy Awards at Clive Davis' pre-Grammy party and concert.

" Brown replied with "Thank u so much." The judge let Brown off with a warning.