Chris Brown Addresses Rihanna Assault in New Documentary: 'I Felt Like a Monster'

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"I was thinking about suicide. I wasn’t sleeping. I barely ate…” Brown says in a clip from the documentary.

Chris Brown is clearing the air in a new documentary about his life.

Welcome to My Life: The Official Chris Brown Documentary will chronicle the Virgina native's rise to the top of the charts and the aftermath following his assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna the night before the 2009 Grammys. Brown tweeted the trailer Sunday.

This is the first time I get to say anything,” he said. “I went from being on top of the world, number one songs, being king of like America’s sweetheart to being public enemy number one."

Get Ready: Rihanna Documentary Is Coming Soon

“I felt like a f—ing monster. I was thinking about suicide. I wasn’t sleeping. I barely ate…” he continued.

While a release date for Welcome to My Life has yet to be announced, Riveting Entertainment promises that details will be announced soon. “If there was ever a doubt in your mind Chris Brown was done, he was finished… I wouldn’t bet on it,” said the singer.

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