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Chris Brown to discuss assault on ‘20/20’

In an "in-depth interview, " Robin Roberts, anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” talks with the singer about his February altercation with then-girlfriend Rihanna. The episode is scheduled to air Dec. 11.
/ Source: The Associated Press

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.