The Promo for the ‘Law & Order: SVU’ Episode About Chris Brown and Rihanna Looks Awesome

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Anyone who has ever been stuck on the couch on a rainy Saturday afternoon knows the Law & Order: Special Victims Unit formula: rip a story from the headlines (duh), pepper it with what we imagine really  happened but were never told, and give it a good ending that makes us all believe in the “criminal justice system.” Finally the show has gotten around to plugging Chris Brown and Rihanna into their formula. 

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Last night the show debuted its preview clip for the episode and it looks fantastic. I really hope the singers are named Brihanna and Kris Black. I can’t wait to find out what the shocking twist is. Maybe it’s that “Chris Brown” gets sent to a secluded island and left there for all time to think about what he’s done. Wouldn’t that be great? NBC describes the episode like this: “A promising singer is brutally attacked by her boyfriend, a popular hip hop star… but the victim refuses to aid the prosecution and, despite Detective Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) best efforts, continues to put herself in danger.” Yup, that sounds like our RiRi. 

What we don’t see in the clip is that Jeffrey Tambor (of Arrested Development) plays “Brown’s” lawyer and that Perez Hilton, Wendy Williams, and Dave Navarro (?) are always guest starring. I know we all usually just catch this on the USA reruns but maybe you should check out this the first time it actually airs on Wednesday, February 27. Watch the preview here: 

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