"At the end of the day, if I walk around apologizing to everybody, I'm gonna look like a damn fool."

That's what Chris Brown has to say about his 2009 assault of then-girlfriend Rihanna.  In an interview in tomorrow's New York Post, Chris Brown talks about the backlash he's felt after the February 2009 assault, who stuck by him, and the true colors of people who turned their back.  There's one part of the interview that is a little scary, where Brown refers to the assault as a "mishap". 

"You can't blame people for how they want to be portrayed or if they don't want to be associated with somebody who had a particular mishap."

The entire article can be read starting on Thursday at www.pagesixmag.com.