HollywoodLife Flip-Flops On Chris Brown, Karrueche Tran & Rihanna Love Triangle

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By Daniel Gates


HollywoodLife has embarrassed itself again. The clueless webloid is revealing just how little it actually knows about celebrities with a flurry of contradictory stories concerning Chris Brown, Rihanna and Karrueche Tran.

On January 3, HollywoodLife published an “EXCLUSIVE!” story claiming Brown and Rihanna were planning “to spend every single day in January” together. “Rihanna wants to spend everyday in January with him in 2013 because she thinks that will cement their relationship,” a so-called “source” told the site. The following day, HollywoodLife claimed to have “new proof” that Tran was “moving on” from Brown. For evidence, the blog referred to Tran tweeting an Instagram picture of laying outside with the phrase “Ease ya mind.” Wow, how… not at all conclusive about anything. It’s just more of what HollywoodLife does repeatedly throughout the day: Blind guesswork.

HollywoodLife followed that piece with a story called “Chris Brown Dumped Karrueche Tran For Good Because He Loves Rihanna.” “Karrueche was always good people to him and treated his a** like a king 24-7, but he’s on Rihanna hard right now so I guess K.T. realizes that and she’s falling back,” claimed the site’s “well-informed source,” obviously hoping to mask his or her lack of information with desperate, forced slang.

Anyone unfortunate enough to be getting “news” from HollywoodLife would obviously assume at this point that the webloid was convinced Brown and Tran were done for good, and that he was spending all of his time with Rihanna.

But on Monday, HollywoodLife revealed itself — for the thousandth time — to be nothing more than a pile of badly sourced, speculative, and frequently contradictory stories designed to throw together big names with little regard for facts or its visitors’ intelligence. “Chris Brown Hangs With Karrueche Tran After Rihanna Leaves For Ireland,” declared the site, without any irony or shame, just days after declaring the exact opposite.

What happened to Brown and Rihanna being together every day in January? What happened to Brown and Tran being completely, totally done for good?

“While the cat’s away, the mouse will play!” shrieks the site, explaining that Brown and Tran spent Sunday at a trade show together, but wondering whether their partnership extends beyond business. HollywoodLife blathers, “It seems super suspicious that they would meet while Rihanna is away!” In other words, the webloid is doing everything it can to play every side of the story, and to spark rumors of a love triangle, mostly because its sources are so consistently horrendous, it has NO CLUE what’s going on with celebrities. Sigh. Apparently, HollywoodLife’s New Year’s Resolution was not to become more credible.

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