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Chris Brown performs during the 54th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP)

Chris Brown performs during the 54th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012 in Los Angeles. (AP)

Rihanna and Chris Brown are making headlines again. Back in 2009, Brown beat his then girlfriend to a pulp before a pre-Grammy party.

He pleaded guilty to a felony charge and was ordered to stay away. She became the bloody and bruised face of relationship violence.

This year, Brown performed at the Grammy’s. Not everyone approved, including country singer Miranda Lambert, who got into a nasty tweet exchange with Brown.

Now comes news that Rihanna and Brown are collaborating musically again. Are they just singing duets, or back together?

Back in 2009, On Point examined the complexities of violent relationships

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