VIDEO: Sneak Peek - LAW & ORDER to Take On Rihanna-Brown Scandal
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by TV News Desk
NBC's LAW & ORDER: SVU will air a fictionalized version of the 2009 Scandal between superstar couple Chris Brown and RihannA. Brown physically abused his then-girlfriend Rihanna on the night before the Grammy awards. The saga quickly became a top story in the news for months to come. Below, check out a clip from the next episode of the drama series titled "Funny Valentine," airing February 27 on NBC.
According to NBC's episode description "A promising singer is brutally attacked by her boyfriend, a popular hip hop star. ADA Barba (guest star Raul Esparza) works to build a case, but the victim refuses to aid the prosecution and, despite Detective Benson's (Mariska Hargitay) best efforts, continues to put herself in danger.
The case quickly spirals into a media circus, perpetrated by both the defendant and his uncompromising attorney (guest star Tambor). Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Richard Belzer (Sergeant John Munch), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins). Special appearances by Perez Hilton, Dave Navarro and Wendy Williams.