A day after photos surfaced of Chris Brown leaving Rihanna’s hotel and sitting next to her at Jay-Z’s concert at Barclays Center Wednesday evening (October 3), Breezy has officially announced that he’s single, essentially breaking up with girlfriend Karrueche Tran.
“I have decided to be single to focus on my career,” he said in a statement to TMZ.com. “I love Karrueche very much, but I don’t want to see her hurt over my friendship with Rihanna. I’d rather be single allowing us to both be happy in our lives.”
Despite his claims, sources told TMZ Riri’s the reason. They said Tran feels “betrayed” by Chris because he had promised he was in love with only her, and that he and Rihanna were “just friends.” However, she’s suspected that something was up , because Chris “was acting differently — going to clubs alone, acting distant and ramping up his public appearances with Rihanna,” writes TMZ.com.
Tran hasn’t officially released a statement. She, however, hinted at the break-up before it was reported, tweeting (@karrueche), “Bye baby” late Wednesday.