Chris Brown may sue magazine over anti-gay claims

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Chris Brown is reportedly considering whether to sue over a magazine article which claimed he hurled homophobic abuse during a casual basketball game.

Last week, US magazine Star reported that the singer was at an LA gym recently when he lost his temper and called other players “faggots”.

The report followed other claims that the singer had used anti-gay slurs.

Brown’s management said in a statement: “A totally fictitious article ran in the current Star Magazine (issue date July 25th, 2011) accusing our client Chris Brown of doing something that he did not do.

“Chris was filming a video with AceHood on June 29th and never left the set. He spent the entire day with dozens of members of the production team filming the video for Body To Body at 1870 Sunset Plaza in West Hollywood.

“Chris Brown’s management is considering taking appropriate legal action against the paper. Unfortunately this bogus account is being picked up by additional media outlets. We stand behind our client and want to set the record straight that this did not happen.”