NEW YORK (CBS/AP) Yesterday, R&B singer Chris Brown posted a video on YouTube in which he tells his fans he's "not a monster."
Brown was responding to charges of assulting his former girlfriend, pop singer Rihanna. He has been charged with felony assault and making criminal threats against the pop singer on the night of the Grammy Awards in February.
In the video, the 20-year-old singer leans in and speaks directly into the camera, which appears to be positioned in front of a bowling lane. He talks about his new album called "Graffiti," and a single expected this summer.
Then he says: "Everybody that's haters, they just been haters. All my real fans, I love you. I ain't a monster."
Brown did not mention his former girlfriend.
It's not immediately clear when the video was shot. A publicist for Brown didn't immediately respond to a request for comment Wednesday.