Even though Chris Brown has been making progress in his efforts to repair his relationship with ex-girlfriend Rihanna, the singer still feels like he hasn't totally been accepted by fans and fellow stars.
"A handful of people stuck by me," Brown said, mentioning specifically producer Pharrell Williams of N.E.R.D and Pitbull. "But when [most] people see certain things happen to somebody, they usually turn away. They don't want to get involved with it because they don't want their name attached to anything negative."
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But Brown, who is about to release his fourth album, "F.A.M.E.," which stands for "Forgiving All My Enemies," said that he can tell people are warming to him again because they're ready to record with him again.
"They wanna get on the record. They wanna let me back in the door. The last two years, everybody dissed me. But my fans were so dedicated. They way I look at it is, you can't walk around mad, because then you just prove everybody right that you're an angry person."
Brown was involved with one of the more infamous domestic violence disputes in recent memory when he attacked then girlfriend Rihanna in 2009.