Chris Brown reveals Rihanna assault is his ‘biggest regret,’ calls her ‘beautiful’

Chris Brown has spoken for the first time about his assault of Rihanna, and the fact that they're back together.

Chris Brown has described Rihanna as 'beautiful'. Copyright [Rihanna]Rihanna recently gave a gushing interview about getting back together with Chris Brown, and now he's returned the favour, saying that assaulting her back in 2009 was the 'biggest regret' of his life, and calling her 'beautiful.'

Speaking to the Mirror, Chris Brown talked about the evening he assaulted Rihanna so badly she was left battered and bruised.

Rihanna and Chris Brown are apparently very happy together now. Copyright [Rihanna]He said: "Sometimes you row, you fight, with the one you love and things get said, stuff spirals.

“That night was the deepest regret of my life, the biggest mistake. But she loves me – what can I say? I’m forgiven… but, yes, I worked hard for it."

We should think so too.

Rihanna and Chris Brown together on her birthday last week. Copyright [Rihanna]And his gushing about Rihanna didn't stop there. When Chris was asked about his relationship with Rihanna at Elton John's Oscars party, he couldn't help but reveal how happy they both are.

He told the New York Post: "We are really happy. We are back together. She is the most beautiful girl in the world. But I'm sad she couldn't be here tonight; she is rehearsing for her tour."

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Chris also said that Seth MacFarlane's joke at the Oscars about Chris' attack on Rihanna didn't bother him.

He said: "People attack me and criticise me, it happens all the time. But they don’t know me, and they don’t know us. It doesn’t bother me any more. Other people can judge us but they don’t know anything."

“I’ve learned a lot since that night and I’ve grown up. I was very young and I took a lot of stuff, fame, for granted."