Contact Us

Chris Brown’s Mom Apologizes for MJ Comments

Eric Charbonneau, WireImage

Chris Brown is once again making headlines for a Twitter-related misstep, although this time it appears it is truly not his fault.

On Tuesday, the R&B singer, known for his impertinent Twitter posts and Michael Jackson worship alike, was the subject of several extremely irreverent tweets made by his mother, Joyce Hawkins.

Despite Brown’s recent tribute to the late King of Pop, his mother thought it appropriate to celebrate her son’s talent by proclaiming that Jackson died to make room for his career, tweeting “Michael Jackson died so that Chris Brown could live!!!”

In a statement released yesterday, and over several subsequent tweets, Brown’s mother apologized for her error, explaining that she had meant no harm and was simply attempting to pay respect to Jackson’s legacy.

“I’m so sorry that the tweet I sent yesterday was misunderstood. What I meant to say is that Chris has always been inspired by Michael Jackson’s music and his career,” she tweeted. “I’m sorry I offended anyone. The statement meant Chris would carry on Michaels [sic] legacy.”

We’re not sure why Brown’s mother would have imagined that such a statement would remotely be considered appropriate, but judging from Brown’s similar Twitter gaffes, it’s safe to say it runs in the family.

if(typeof AOLVP_cfg===’undefined’)AOLVP_cfg=[];AOLVP_cfg.push({id:’AOLVP_194107516001′,’codever’:0.1,’autoload’:false,’autoplay’:false,’displaymnads’:true,’playerid’:’89761511001′,’videoid’:’194107516001′,’width’:476,’height’:357,’playertype’:'inline’,'stillurl’:'dynamic’,'videolink’:'#’,'videotitle’:'dynamic’,'videodesc’:”});

Best of the Web

More From Around the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://theboombox.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Register on The Boombox quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!