Later that day, both pulled out of planned appearances at the Grammy Awards, and Brown turned himself into police.
He was arrested on the suspicion of making criminal threats and was released on bail.
Weeks later, rumors of their reconciliation were reported.
On March 5, 2009, Brown appeared in court, charged with two counts of felony assault.
His arraignment has been postponed until April 2009 while he remains free on bail.
Statistics say about one in three high school students have been -- or will be -- involved in an abusive relationship.
"She is just as easily pulled into the cycle of abuse of going back." "I think we need to send love to both of them," Oprah says.
"I went back to that interview and I said, 'Oh my God, he's repeating [the cycle of abuse].'" Tyra cautions against judging Rihanna for going back to Brown.
(OPRAH.com) -- It's the story that has brought dating violence into the national spotlight.
Police responded to a 911 call alleging domestic violence between singers Chris Brown and Rihanna last month.