Singer Chris Brown gave an abused single mum an early Christmas present over the weekend (05-06Dec15) when he handed her the keys to a new car.
The Fine China star visited the Boys & Girls Club in Hollywood on Saturday (05Dec15) and presented domestic violence victim Jessica Roncalli and her three children with a new vehicle and toys for the holiday season.
"I've been very fortunate and blessed with so much in my life and I always thought that it was supposed to be that way," he writes on Instagram.com. "I was selfish, arrogant, and cold hearted. I'm able to bless and inspire so many others and I realize that now.
"This woman has delt (dealt) with domestic abuse through her life and her 3 wonderful children had to experience that. I see myself when I looked (sic) into their eyes. The amount of strength this woman has is remarkable. I hope I could make their Christmas a great one. I hope the kids love all the toys and things I got for them. And for moms, I hope I could put a smile on this family's face."
Brown's visit comes just days after he handed out 2,000 turkeys to families in Queens, New York before the Thanksgiving holiday last month (26Nov15). He also recently announced proceeds from his Royalty album will benefit the Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
Brown has been on the wrong side of abuse - in 2009, he pleaded guilty to assaulting then-girlfriend Rihanna, and, in a subsequent interview, the 26 year old revealed he grew up in a household where he frequently witnessed his mother being abused by his stepfather.
Brown recently opened up about becoming a father to his one-year-old daughter Royalty, revealing parenthood had changed him as a man and made him a better, more patient person.