UPDATE: Sunday, Jan. 3 (11:31 a.m.) – A rep for Chris Brown says allegations that Chris Brown assaulted a woman in his Las Vegas hotel yesterday as “unequivocally untrue,”; adding the woman making the claims, Liziane Gutierre, suffered a “total meltdown,”; exhibiting behaviour that was “disruptive and out of control.”;
“Making false accusations seems to be a pattern of behaviour for Ms. Gutierrez. Whatever her motives, her statements are unequivocally untrue,”; sais Brown’s rep in a statement.
“Ms Gutierrez was escorted out of the private after party at the Palms Casino Resort for being disruptive and out of control,”; adds Brown’s rep. “Once she was in the hallway, while waiting for Chris Brown’s security to bring out her phone, she had a total meltdown — throwing her purse to the ground and claiming that she “could buy everyone in the hotel’ — as witnessed by numerous people waiting to get into the party. The Palms Casino Resort security also saw her wild behaviour via hotel security cameras and immediately came up to the hallway to escort her out of the hotel.”;
The statement continues: “Her claim that she had her phone in her possession inside the after party and was able to take a photo causing an altercation with Chris Brown is a complete fabrication. I’m not sure what mood-altering substances Ms. Gutierrez was on but her statements are completely false and not based in reality. This seems like a clear case of retaliation for her bruised ego.”;
Meanwhile, Brown himself is breaking his silence on the matter in a thinly veiled statement on Instagram in which he vows to keep his “circle small”; in 2016 and noting, “Time for some of us to grow the f*** up.”;
Chris Brown is a suspect in a battery investigation after an assault occurred at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas on Saturday, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department confirmed to ET.
The alleged victim, Liziane Gutierre, claims the 26-year-old punched her in the face at a private party held in his suites.
According to reports, the incident allegedly occurred when Gutierre snuck her cell phone into his room. When Brown noticed she was trying to snap a photo of him, she claims the “Little More”; singer started yelling at her and punched her in the right eye.
The LVPD told ET that the incident is still under investigation. ET has also reached out to Brown’s lawyer and the alleged victim.
Just last month, Brown candidly opened up to Notion magazine about problems in his past.
“People make mistakes — I’ve made mistakes — I’ve judged people who made mistakes, and they judge me back,”; he explained. “The best part about it is me having to learn … I thank God he had something bigger for me to do.”;
“The mindset I was in when I was younger, it was full of arrogance — like, “Yeah, I’m an a**hole like, so what, f**k it, I got money,’ and you know, at the end of the day everybody knows right from wrong,”; he continued.
As ET previously reported, Brown pleaded guilty to a felony assault and accepted a plea deal in 2009 after a physical altercation with then-girlfriend Rihanna after Clive Davis’ pre-GRAMMY party that February.
The “Diamonds”; singer dated Brown again in 2013, but called it quits several months later. In October, she opened up about their controversial relationship in an interview with Vanity Fair.
“I was that girl — that girl who felt that as much pain as this relationship is, maybe some people are built stronger than others. Maybe I’m one of those people built to handle sh*t like this,”; she said about her state of mind at the time. “Maybe I’m the person who’s almost the guardian angel to this person, to be there when they’re not strong enough, when they’re not understanding the world, when they just need someone to encourage them in a positive way and say the right thing.”;
Hear more from her tell-all interview in the video below.