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HMV Deny Defacing Chris Brown's Album With Domestic Violence Warning

The singer's album had 'this man beats women' sticker on it in London store

HMV have denied having any involvement in the defacing copies of Chris Brown's latest album,which were pictured with a sticker warning fans that the singer 'beats women'.

The singer has had a difficult couple of week's after his latest tattoo of an 'abused woman' caused outrage and then his latest album Fortune has been labelled with a domestic abuse warning in London stores.

The singer's fifth release Fortune is being sold in London HMV stores with a domestic abuse disclaimer.

According to Gigwise the labels have been placed on the album by domestic abuse campaigners, The sticker reads: "WARNING: Do not buy this album! This man beats women."

Photo taken in HMV Stores (Twitter)

According to The Huffington Post, HMV have proceeded to remove all of the controversial stickers from the album.

Gennaro Castaldo, the head of press for HMV, said:"Someone went into one of our stores and put the stickers on."

"We spotted and removed them quickly but before we could do so the person circulated a photo to media."

Brown was sentenced to 180 days of community labour and an anger management class in 2009 when he physically assaulted his then-girlfriend on the night of the Grammy Awards.

The reaction to the tattoo has been overwhelmingly negative on Twitter, with hundreds of observers voicing their disgust.

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Cameras followed Rihanna as she made her way off stage and was seen hugging her former love the pair appeared to give each other a friendly kiss.

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