It looks like there’s a big beef going on between Team Breezy and Team Drizzy — and it all stems back to a gal named Rihanna.
Earlier today, Chris Brown, 23, posted a photo to Twitter which revealed a bloody gash wound on his chin. What followed have been a steady stream of reports that the injury stemmed from a violent altercation between the R&B star and his rival singer Drake, 25, as well as their entourages, at the Manhattan nightclub W.i.P. in the wee hours of Thursday morning.
What is confirmed at this point is that at shortly after 4 a.m., NYPD officers arrived on the scene at the club following a call about disorderly conduct, reports E! News. While no arrests were made, five victims suffered "non-threatening lacerations" and were treated at area hospitals. Apparently, bottles and glasses were being thrown around the basement club causing the injuries. The New York Daily News states that four of the people injured were innocent bystanders and one of the victims suffered a head wound and is in serious condition at Bellevue Hospital.
While neither Drake nor Brown were on the scene when police arrived to break up the melee, a report on GlobalGrind.com says that Drizzy and Breezy had words over their mutual ex Rihanna, 24, resulting in Drake punching his rival in the face and then someone else hitting Brown with a bottle. The website included a photo of the trashed club.
Following the incident, Brown posted the photo of his cut up face as well as tweets, which were later deleted, apparently describing the brouhaha. "N----s throwing bottles!" he wrote. Followed by "N-----s hiding in the bathroom bitch ass n----s!"and "And I'm the singer?"
While Drake has been quiet on Twitter, a rep for the singer told Yahoo!: “Drake did not participate in any wrongdoing of any kind last night at W.i.P. He was on his way out of the club when the altercation began. He did not engage in any activity which resulted in injury to person or damage to property.”
Brown memorably dated Rihanna from 2008 to 2009, when he attacked her following a pre-Grammy party. He was sentenced to five years probation and 180 days of community labor. Although they split following the domestic dispute, they’ve stayed in touched and even collaborated on a song together earlier this year. As far as a possible relationship between Rihanna and Drake, who have also worked together, there have been countless stories that they have been romantic in the past but neither has confirmed it.
Coincidentally, when this club drama was going down last night, Rihanna was also in New York City. In fact, on Monday night, RiRi and Brown were spotted separately at the same club. According to People.com, the Barbadian beauty was with a new man, as well as a larger group of friends, at the hot spot Avenue while Brown partied there with his own posse. The mag noted that during the evening Brown "looked over at [Rihanna] from his table across the way."
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