The "Kiss Kiss" singer was told to stay away from his ex-girlfriend for the duration of his five-year probation period after pleading guilty to assaulting her after a pre-Grammy Awards party in Los Angeles on Feb. 8.
In an interview with veteran newsman Larry King, his first since his arrest, Brown admitted that he is struggling to come to terms with the fact that he cannot talk to Rihanna: "Us being friends for so long and not being able to see her and not speak to her, it's hard... It's difficult."
Brown also revealed he is "definitely" still deeply in love with Rihanna.
Asked whether could see himself building a life with her, Brown replied, "I'm young, I'm 20, (but) yes."
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