"I did that so people could see that I actually was doing, owning up to my responsibility and I wasn't just saying, 'Oh yeah, I'm a do it (sic), but you ain't gonna see me do it...' I really wanted to show people that, 'Look, I'm doing it.' It's, like, eight to nine hours a day; it's a lot of work, but it gives me a lot of time to think." Chris Brown on his decision to post photos of himself performing community labour tasks online. The R&B star was handed the service sentence after pleading guilty to beating ex-girlfriend Rihanna during a fight in February (09).