Rapper T.I. hopes his friend Chris Brown will eventually make peace with his girlfriend Rihanna after an alleged fight between the pair earlier this month (Feb09).
Brown is currently facing charges of making criminal threats after allegedly attacking the pop star following a pre-Grammy Awards party on 8 February (09).
T.I. spoke out about his pal following the incident, calling Brown "cool" and a "great guy" in the days following the incident. He subsequently withdrew his comments, calling his words at the time "insensitive."
The hip-hop star has once again talked about his friends, admitting he hopes that in time the pair will be able to move on from the incident.
He says, "I've been blessed and fortunate enough to spend time around them and Rihanna is outstanding. She's the sweetest girl...
"(I've) made an attempt to contact Rihanna, but understandably, she's not able to be reached.
"Chris, he's a great guy...I can't speak on the event that took place. I don't know the details...It's not my business, but I know through all adversity comes strength and everyone goes through things for a reason. I want to see them both rise above it, move beyond it and get back to being great."