Guys, SVU is doing a Chris Brown/Rihanna episode…
Watch this episode of Law & Order: SVU, titled “Funny Valentine”, next Wednesday at 9/8 central on NBC.
A promising singer is brutally attacked by her boyfriend, a popular hip-hop star. ADA Barba (guest star Raul Esparza) works to build a case, but the victim refuses to aid the prosecution and, despite Detective Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) best efforts, continues to put herself in danger. The case quickly spirals into a media circus, perpetrated by both the defendant and his uncompromising attorney (guest star Tambor). Also starring Ice-T (Detective Odafin Tutuola), Richard Belzer (Sergeant John Munch), Danny Pino (Detective Nick Amaro) and Kelli Giddish (Detective Amanda Rollins). Special appearances by Perez Hilton, Dave Navarro and Wendy Williams.
This sounds a lot like the incident between Chris Brown and Rihanna, and – as we all know – Law & Order: SVU isn’t shy about adapting real-life criminal cases for their show. Earlier this season they even did an episode on the popular book series “50 Shades of Grey”.
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