R&B star Chris Brown to be interviewed on '20/20'

In this Nov. 19, 2009 photo, Chris Brown leaves the Criminal Justice Center after a hearing, in Los Angeles to offer a judge his first progress report since being sentenced for beating ex-girlfriend Rihanna earlier this year. ABC says Chris Brown will appear on its "20/20" newsmagazine Dec. 11. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) (AP)
November 27, 2009 5:04:34 PM PST
ABC says Chris Brown will appear on its "20/20" newsmagazine Dec. 11.

In what's billed as an in-depth interview, the singer will discuss his assault of ex-girlfriend and recording superstar Rihanna in February. He is on probation for the beating.

Robin Roberts, anchor of ABC's "Good Morning America," conducts the interview. It was taped last weekend.

ABC spokesman Jeffrey Schneider says clips may also air on "Good Morning America." He says Brown will not perform live.

Brown is scheduled to release his album "Graffiti" on Dec. 8. He has previously spoken about the attack on MTV News and "Larry King Live."

Rihanna was interviewed this month by ABC's Diane Sawyer.


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