Chris Brown Totals Car After Paparazzi Run-In

By: Peggy Truong / February 10, 2013

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Chris Brown has made pre-Grammys headlines again — this time, involving his black Porsche and the paparazzi.

On Saturday afternoon, the 23-year-old singer was on his way to a an event for the Symphonic Love Foundation in Los Angeles when the paparazzi began to chase him, causing him to crash and total his vehicle.

“The occupants jumped out, with cameras, and aggressively approached his vehicle . . . in an effort to remove himself from the situation, he began to back down an alley, at which point he was cut off by two additional vehicles,” his rep said in a statement obtained by Celebuzz.

The Beverly Hills Police department also confirmed the incident: “Mr. Brown was the driver of the vehicle and collided with a wall. Brown said that he was being chased by paparazzi causing him to lose control of his vehicle. Brown’s black Porsche was towed from the scene at his request.”

Brown’s incident comes just weeks after a photographer was killed while following Justin Bieber’s car, also in Los Angeles.

Despite his car trouble on Saturday, Brown was still able to make it to the scheduled event, his rep confirmed.

[UPDATE]

According to Brown’s rep on Sunday morning, there are plans to take legal action against the paparazzi.

“We plan on seeking criminal charges and holding them civilly liable.”

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