chris brown bet 500 Did Chris Brown use tear inducing eye drops at BET Awards?Chris Brown‘s tearful collapse during his Sunday (June 27) BET Awards performance of Michael Jackson’s “Man in the Mirror” caused quite the stir among guests in the Shrine audience and with the TV viewers at home.

Even the show’s host Queen Latifah told the Dish Rag exclusively that she was moved by his real, honest emotion. “I thought Chris Brown’s performance was amazing, just amazing,” she raves. “Not only was it a knockout performance, but his heartfelt emotion … you can’t plan that, you can’t write that. It’s just truth.”

Or was it?

]]>reporting that one of Brown’s bodyguards gave the singer stinging tear-inducing eye drops. Brown’s rep denies the charge. Brown, the rep says, “was moved by the opportunity to pay tribute to his idol.” But the witness maintains, “He rubbed it in and he started crying.” Still, his tears — real or fake — moved the Queen. “He needs to be forgiven. Enough already. We can’t keep beating him up,” adds Latifah, using what has to be the most ironic choice of words ever. 
 
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