Chris Brown: I Was Set Up, Duped Into Going To See Karrueche Tran

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Chris Brown Set Up Karrueche Tran

By Shari Weiss |

Chris Brown Set Up Karrueche Tran

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Chris Brown claims his disastrous run-in with Karrueche Tran last week was the result of a set-up.

As Gossip Cop, Brown went to Playhouse Nightclub in Los Angeles late Thursday, knowing Tran would be partying there with close friend Christina Milian. Tran, who had not seen or spoken to the singer since she dumped him after his baby bombshell in March, was NOT happy when Brown purchased a table right next to her group. Gossip Cop exclusively reported that the exes had a “huge” argument inside the club, before Tran ran out and Brown followed her.

As she attempted to leave the site, Brown forced his way into her Uber ride and refused to get out. Brown later showed up at Tran’s home, demanding to speak with her, and Gossip Cop was exclusively told they agreed to meet at Norm’s Diner for a talk, but another fight ensued, leading Tran to spend the night at an undisclosed location. Brown’s camp stayed mum in the aftermath, despite Gossip Cop’s attempts to get his side of the story.

But now sources close to the star are claiming he was duped into going to the club in the first place. Brown alleges he was told Tran wanted to work things out and get back together with him, and that he was urged to not only go to Playhouse, but also score the table next to her to facilitate the reunion. Brown claims he was then caught off-guard when, in fact, Tran wanted nothing to do with him.

Brown has supposedly identified the mutual pals that led him astray, and is cutting them out of his life, reports TMZ. On Monday, a few days after the incident, the star wrote on Instagram, “Seeing the world a lot different now. Good and bad. Seeing myself as well.” TELL US: Do you believe Brown was really set up by alleged friends?


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