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The Chris Brown apology tour officially begins on Sept. 2 when a taped interview with Larry King will air on CNN.
Brown filmed the interview for Larry King Live on Wednesday and the network has confirmed that the 20-year-old R&B singer will appear along with his mother, Joyce Hawkins and attorney Mark Geragos.
Outside of appearing with Oprah, this is probably the second best option for Brown in hopes of repairing his image after pleading guilty to one county felony assault against R&B singer Rihanna.
Even if Brown answers all of the questions thrown his direction by King, he still faces an uphill battle. Just hours after he was sentenced on Tuesday, Brown was spotted partying at a nightclub in West Hollywood.
As if that wasn’t bad enough, it was nearly a violation of his probation. His probation requires Brown to "abstain from the use of all alcoholic beverages and stay out of places where they are the chief item of sale."
In a society where second and third chances are the norm, this is likely not the end of Brown’s career. But in order for Brown to reclaim his status of a pop superstar, he needs to show remorse for his actions. Shedding a few tears on national television is not enough if you’re out in a club having a good time. If I were a parent of a teenage son or daughter, I would think long and hard before my daughter asked for a poster of Brown for their wall or a copy of his latest album.
Do you think his interview with Larry King is a step in the right direction and what else do you think Brown needs to do to repair his image?