Chris Brown launching "Unity Campaign" to promote love

The singer, however, has a documented history of using anti-gay slurs and assaulting people

Published June 14, 2013 4:50PM (EDT)

Well, this is rich. In a tweet showing an astonishing lack of self-awareness, the easily incited, abusive and homophobic-sounding hip-hop artist Chris Brown last night announced a new "Unity Campaign" intended to promote love. Indiscriminatory, harmonious, peaceful love:

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The new single is Brown's most recent attempt to win favor in the public eye, but forgive skeptics, feminists and the LGBT community if they remain unmoved.

By Prachi Gupta

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