As you know, Chris Brown received a ton of positive press following his tear soaked performance during the 2010 BET Awards on Sunday.
While many in the audience were moved, I wasn't because I knew his crocodile tears were not genuine.
Yesterday, I fielded calls from quite a few industry insiders who all believed in their hearts that Chris Brown's tears were genuine and that he was suddenly overcome with grief and emotion because he was given the chance to perform the MJ tribute on BET.
Isn't it funny how blind our people can be sometimes?
I guess you have to be a celebrity blogger to recognize bullsh*t when it's being played out right in front of you. Everyone who praised Brown's tearful antics on the show should be insulted now that they know the entire scene was staged.
In a post-awards interview with RapUp TV, singer Lloyd said that prior to Brown's performance, he met with Brown backstage and encouraged him to cry on cue in order to garner sympathy from the masses who were tuned in to watch the MJ tribute on BET.
"I told him, man, you gotta go up there, you gotta cry. You gotta really, um, show your heart to the world, and, um, they'll understand. I think time heals all wounds."
That's when Brown took to the stage and turned on the waterworks, complete with arms flailing and chest thumping. It was quite the performance, and the audience ate it up.
The fact that Brown's tears were disingenuous and contrived is more evidence that Brown is a major manipulator -- just like I told all those industry insiders who called me yesterday.