You got that pic I sent you?” That’s the tweet that is going to be heard ’round the world this week. Chris Brown shot the 140 characters or less over to his ex-girlfriend Rihanna over the weekend, but removed the post — most likely meant for Direct Message via Twitter — quicker than you can think of blinking your eye.
Last month, Rihanna fans lit up the Internet disapproving of the ‘Loud’ singer’s decision to follow her abusive ex-boyfriend on Twitter. “Its f—in twitter, not the alter! calm down,” Rihanna responded to the backlash. Since then, their public interactions have gone the way of crickets chirping, until this latest flub on Brown’s part.
While the message to Rihanna from Brown was removed quickly, fans were still able to snap a photo of the Twitter feed, which showed up on the not-too-trusty site MediaTakeout.com. The question — “You got that pic I sent you?” — is pretty ironic too, considering Rihanna and Brown have both had nude photos of them leaked to the ‘Net in the past, with many thinking the other was responsible for the unsolicited publicity.
In February, Rihanna had a judge lift the restraining order on Brown that resulted from his 2009 assault on her following a pre-Grammy party. Brown had asked that the order be lifted because it could be a “problem with award shows,” where he was not allowed to come within 10 yards at any given ceremony. Both are nominated for several 2011 BET Awards.