However, Brown said that though he used to get enraged during his fights with Houston, he has never struck her. "I mean, I'm guilty of getting upset and flying off the handle a little. I was known to throw a bottle or two at a wall or something. Things that I'd regret, I would be responsible for cleaning up or having the wall repaired," Contactmusic quoted him as telling MTV.com.
He added: "What people fail to realise is that Whitney is no punk. She definitely knows how to handle and defend herself in situations that could have potentially been violent. Some of the stories in the media made me out to be like Ike Turner, when that wasn't my character."