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Rihanna and Chris Brown: celebrities speak out

As the owner of Bloom Creatives, Caroline Gutierrez Goddard tells stories with words and photos -- and as such, is a regular contributor here at SheKnows.

'Inexcusable'

Celebrities are speaking out about domestic violence and the allegations that Chris Brown attacked girlfriend Rihanna the morning of the Grammys.

Gayle King at the NBA All-Star game festivitiesStars attending last weekend's NBA All-Star festivities in Phoenix were asked to weigh in on the situation.Oprah's BFF Gayle King was particularly vocal about Brown's vague, formulaic public apology. "Right now I can't think of anything that makes me support anything that Chris Brown is saying at this time. And my heart just aches for Rihanna."But actress Gabrielle Union is staying neutral -- at least publicly. "I know them both," she says. "Unfortunately, no one knows all the facts yet... what I think is great about this unfortunate situation is it can get us talking about violence...violence is never the answer. It's good to get that dialogue started. I wish this wasn't the catalyst for that... it's never good to use violence as a means to an end."Akon, who has dealt with his own legal woes this year after tossing a teen off stage at a concert, threw his support Rihanna's way. "Keep doing what you're doing baby. Keep things positive!" He adds, "She's a strong woman. I think she'll get through it."Eliza Dushku put it the most bluntly: "Any way, shape or form of domestic violence is inexcusable in my book."Rihanna herself has yet to release a statement.

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