Karrueche Tran Opens Up About Chris Brown: “I Wanted to Love Him Because That’s What He Needs”

Everyone's a critic — including, it seems, Iyanla Vanzant. The OWN star and Iyanla: Fix My Life host had some tough love for Karrueche Tran when they sat down for an exclusive interview following the model's recent split from Chris Brown

New clips from the upcoming special, set to air on Saturday, March 28, on OWN, show Vanzant forcing Tran to confront some uncomfortable truths about her relationship with the singer. At one point, she asked why Tran thought that the Brown she knew was different from the Brown everyone else knew.

"I know what I saw, and I know how I wanted to react and how I wanted to treat the relationship, or treat him," the 26-year-old replied. "I wanted to love him because that's what he needs. Love."

Karrueche's interview with Iyanla

Vanzant responded with another question, asking, "Well, what do you need? Because obviously, while you were taking care of his needs, he was not taking care of yours."

"Yeah, and that's life," Tran said. 

Vanzant was quick to correct her. "No, that's another classic mistake that young women — or women, in general — make going into relationships," she told the star. "We believe that we are strong enough and that it is our responsibility to heal a man's wounds and damage."

The hot seat didn't get any cooler after that, either. As seen in another clip, Vanzant also grilled Tran about Brown's relationship with Rihanna, and how she found out that he was seeing the "Diamonds" singer again.

"I knew, [but] I didn't want to believe it," she admitted.

Watch the videos above to see how Vanzant reacted, and to see what Tran said about oversharing on social media.

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