‘Power’ Season 3: Chris Brown Lost His Role Over ‘Anger Issues’ Before Baylee Curran Claims He Assaulted Her With A Gun

Chris Brown’s recent scandal may have caused more than just a few legal issues. As it turns out, before all the drama surrounding allegations made by Baylee Curran, Brown had lost his role on Season 3 of Power.

Although 50 Cent was one of the celebrities who spoke out in Brown’s defense following the standoff outside his house earlier this week, executives from Starz nixed the idea and refused to give the singer a role on the popular TV show. The reason for his dismissal: Anger issues.

Page Six reported that 50 Cent and Chris Brown are friends and that 50 Cent invited Brown to play the role of a drug dealer on Season 3 of Power. Unfortunately, he didn’t consult anyone at the executive level on the show, and they weren’t interested in bringing Brown in for filming.

“The network insisted that Chris’ casting was not going to happen, because of fears about his anger issues,” their source said. “There was a big blowup, and they had to tell Chris he was not going to get the role. The news was delivered to him early Monday. He was livid.”

It was less than 24 hours later that the standoff at Chris Brown’s house in Tarzana happened. It was at 3 a.m. on Tuesday morning when Baylee Curran called 911 and reported that Brown had pointed a gun at her and threatened her until she left his home. The entire incident is said to have happened because she was admiring a diamond necklace that one of Brown’s friends was selling.

When police showed up to Chris Brown’s home to investigate claims that he assaulted Baylee Curran with a gun, Brown refused to let them inside. The singer insisted that no one come inside his house without a warrant, resulting in a standoff that lasted throughout much of Tuesday.

Eventually, a warrant was issued, and police entered Brown’s home. The singer was arrested and then later released after posting $250,000 bail. No drugs or guns were reportedly found in Brown’s home when police searched it.

In the days since Chris Brown’s arrest, the singer has argued his innocence and claims that Baylee Curran set him up. Many stories questioning the woman’s credibility have sprung up in those days as well. Reports that Curran has a history of calling police and filing restraining orders have caused many to question whether Chris Brown was set up.

In the wake of the Baylee Curran drama, 50 Cent took to Instagram in defense of Chris Brown.

He wrote in the caption, “That’s my boy. I watched him come up, a lot of the s**t he go threw is crazy to me… If someone calls 911 and says you pulled a gun on them in your house, are the police coming to creat a bunker at the end of your drive way for 11 hours to wait for a search warrant? Then live stream it, This must be VIP Treatment. SMH.”

It turns out that 50 Cent hasn’t given up on his plan to get Chris Brown a role on Power. He may not appear in Season 3, but 50 Cent has vowed that it will happen despite the protests of Starz executives, who don’t want to take a chance on the singer and his sometimes volatile behavior.

On Thursday, 50 Cent reportedly told Page Six that it was going to happen one way or another, saying, “Tune into ‘Power’ next season, because you will see Chris Brown.”

Do you wish that Starz executives would have allowed 50 Cent to cast Chris Brown in a role on Season 3 of Power? Tell us what you think of this newest drama in the comments section below.

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