Chris Brown deletes Twitter account after insulting woman

Tabloid tales: Chris Brown in spat with comedian, Tom Cruise angers Londoner, Rita Ora bags Rihanna's role

LAST UPDATED AT 13:33 ON Mon 26 Nov 2012

CHRIS BROWN has deleted his Twitter account after attacking a woman on the social networking site. Brown, who was convicted in 2009 of assaulting Rihanna, got into a row with Jenny Johnson, a comedian, who referred to Brown as a "worthless piece of s***". The Daily Mirror reports that Brown then unleashed a wave of vulgar and offensive tweets at Johnson, including: "Take them teeth out when u sucking my d*** HOE." Johnson eventually replied: "All I got from that exchange with Chris Brown is that he wants to s*** and fart on me". And explained: "I have zero respect for a person who seems unapologetic for the terrible crime he committed". Minutes later, Brown deleted his account.

TOM CRUISE ANGERS LONDONERS
Tom Cruise caused outrage in London after shutting down Trafalgar Square for several hours so he could film scenes for his new movie, All You Need Is Kill. The actor was seen jumping out of a Royal Air Force helicopter into the square, but his antics angered Londoners and tourists as it meant the closure of surrounding roads on one of the busiest weekends of the year in the run-up to Christmas. The square was cordoned off for three hours, and many took to Twitter to vent their anger, The Sun reports. Louise Allain, of Westminster, said: "I wanted to get to Mass this morning but Trafalgar Square was closed. Thanks for nothing, Tom."

RITA ORA BAGS RIHANNA'S FILM ROLE
Singer Rita Ora has landed a role in the new Fast and the Furious film, but the move looks set to anger Rihanna because she had coveted the part. According to The Sun, the We Found Love singer had been lined up for the part but "Rita really shone during castings". A source told the paper that Rihanna is already annoyed with Ora because she always seems to be copying the Barbadian. Recently at the 2012 VMAs Ora wore a dress very similar to Rihanna's 2010 VMA dress, and then performed with an umbrella prop – a trademark of Rihanna's.

CAVIAR VENDING MACHINE UNVEILED
A new vending machine has been unveiled in Beverly Hills, California, and it is filled with 'the finest caviar the United States has to offer'. Vending machines are usually reserved for cheap junk food, but this version is not only filled with the expensive fish eggs but with truffles, escargots and blinis. According to the New York Post, prices start at $50 and go up to $500, for which shoppers can get around 28 grams of caviar. Beverly Hills Caviar, who created the touch-screen contraption, described it as "a unique caviar boutique". · 

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