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Tom Bergeron Refuses to Interview Troubled Chris Brown

March 30, 2011 (8:15 am) GMT
The 'Dancing with the Stars' host reveals he has asked the producers to excuse him from interviewing Chris because he can't promise not to make fun of the singer's recent 'GMA' outburst.
Tom Bergeron

Beloved U.S. TV host Tom Bergeron has asked the producers of "" to excuse him from an interview with when he performs on the show on Tuesday night, March 29, because he can't promise not to poke fun at the R&B star's troubles.

The temperamental singer hit the headlines last week (ending March 25) when he smashed a window backstage after an appearance on breakfast show "Good Morning America" - following a tense interview about his 2009 assault on then-girlfriend . And Bergeron doesn't want a repeat of that showdown on his show.

In an interview with Los Angeles DJ , Bergeron says, "Don't put me in a position where you're asking me to not say something, 'cause I won't really do that."

Brown has stated he no longer wants to discuss his past problems in interviews.

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