The Los Angeles Police Department blocked off the entrance to Chris Brown’s Tarzana home Tuesday as officials investigated a report that the singer threatened a woman with a gun. (Katie Falkenberg/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

The Los Angeles Police Department blocked off the entrance to Chris Brown’s Tarzana home Tuesday as officials investigated a report that the singer threatened a woman with a gun. (Katie Falkenberg/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Scoop: Chris Brown arrested for assault with a deadly weapon

Chris Brown is in hot water again — this time for allegedly pulling a gun on a former beauty queen who was visiting his home.

After a crazy standoff, the rapper was arrested Tuesday for assault with a deadly weapon, Los Angeles police detective Meghan Aguilar told USA Today.

TMZ reported that an incident with Baylee Curran, 24, prompted a call to Brown’s Tarzana residence around 3 a.m. Tuesday after the singer allegedly pointed a gun at her.

Curran, who apparently lost her Miss California Regional 2016 title in July due to breach of contract, told TMZ she and a friend were visiting Brown (whom she’d partied with before) and were hanging out in a hot tub before he lost control.

At one point, she went inside, where she saw a diamond cross necklace on display. She told TMZ, “I did not pick it up, I did not touch it, take it or grab it.”

A Brown associate reportedly yelled at her not to touch it before Brown, she reported, brandished a gun and said, “Get the f— out.’”

Shoeless and without her cell phone, she tried to leave, but said Brown’s people tried to get her to sign a non-disclosure agreement.

She did manage to leave, without signing. Then, according to E Online, she ran down the driveway, prompting a neighbor to alert authorities.

Brown wasn’t taken into custody until hours later, after a search warrant was obtained. His lawyer Mark Geragos was called to the scene, and Brown took to social media, complaining he was unfairly being cast a villain.

The Grammy winner has a long history of run-ins with the law, most prominently, pleading guilty to attacking former girlfriend Rihanna.

OLYMPIANS DANCE WITH STARS

Here’s the full lineup of pairs competing in “Dancing With the Stars,” which kicks off at 8 p.m. Sept. 12 on ABC.

Note for the uninitiated: The “stars” are listed first, followed by their pro partners: Laurie Hernandez & Valentin Chmerkovskiy, Marilu Henner & Derek Hough, Amber Rose & Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ryan Lochte & Cheryl Burke, Vanilla Ice & Witney Carson. Calvin Johnson & Lindsay Arnold, Rick Perry & Emma Slater, Maureen McCormick & Artem Chigvintsev, Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds & Allison Holker, Jake T. Austin & Jenna Johnson, James Hinchcliffe & Sharna Burgess, Terra Jolé & Sasha Farber, and Jana Kramer & Gleb Savchenko.

QUICK TAKES

On Friday at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley, Bay Area acoustic acts Hot Buttered Rum, James Nash, Crary, Evans & Spurgin and more are playing a benefit for local banjo great Bill Evans’ wife Kathy, a kindergarten teacher undergoing treatment for leukemia.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Actor Chris Tucker is 45. … Singer Deborah Gibson is 46. … Singer Glenn Tilbrook of Squeeze is 59. … Actor Richard Gere is 67. … Singer Van Morrison is 71.

— Staff, wire reports


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