Chris Brown declared yesterday that he ‘couldn’t care less’ what people think of him.
And given his carefree behaviour in the hours directly following his Good Morning America meltdown, he really means it.
The singer ended a controversial day surrounded by semi-naked women at a party to mark the release of his new album, F.A.M.E. at New York’s Webster Hall.
The 21-year-old star, who appears to be resolutely unapologetic about the incident, performed on stage with dancers who were wearing no more than their underwear.
Chris spent most of the evening partially clothed himself and was spotted dancing shirtless on stage.
His mother Joyce is said to be ‘very disturbed and upset’ over her son’s recent behaviour, according to Radar Online.
Too hot: Chris removed some of his own clothes and spent most of the evening shirtless as he danced on stage
‘Joyce spoke with Chris immediately after he left the studio in midtown,’ a source close told the U.S. website.
‘She was very, very upset with him. Joyce isn’t only his mother, but his manager as well.’
Earlier in the night Brown enjoyed a romantic dinner with his girlfriend Karrueche Tran.
The couple, who have largely kept their romance out of the spotlight, left their hotel hand-in-hand in a show of unity.
He had also visited the Opera Gallery and enjoyed a game of basketball at Manhattan’s Greenwich Village.
While Brown didn’t skip a beat, GMA anchor Robin Roberts is still reeling from the drama.
She said today: ‘Anytime we have a guest here on the program, we let them know ahead of time the subject matter.. the topics that we’re going to discuss, and even right before the interview, I said that to Chris, and I was shocked, like everybody else, because we’ve had a wonderful relationship.
‘I’ve spent time with him… at his home. He was very gracious and we had a very easy conversation.
‘You saw me laughing during the interview because when he was doing that I thought he was joking about some things because of the easy relationship that we have, and I’m glad that we’ve extended an invitation, we’d love to have him back. And that he’s seriously considering that.’
The media attention helped send Brown’s new album F.A.M.E. to the top downloaded album on Apples’ iTunes store yesterday, an Apple spokesman said.
He had angrily stormed out of the Times Square studio yesterday after Roberts quizzed him on the status of the restraining order taken out by pop star Rihanna.
Business as usual: The 21-year-old visited an art gallery yesterday afternoon and then played a game of basketball
Brown, who has struggled to repair his image after hitting and punching his then girlfriend two years ago, left behind a smashed window in his dressing room after dodging questions about the incident.
ABC has decided not to press charges over the trashed room, according to celebrity website TMZ.
It means the star, who is currently probation related to the Rihanna attack, is unlikely to face any legal ramifications.
Brown’s appearance on Lopez Tonight has been cancelled however he is still scheduled to sing on Dancing With the Stars next week.
Backstage rage: Brown stormed out of the GMA studio yesterday morning leaving behind a trashed dressing room