ABC executives Tuesday night were weighing whether to pull Chris Brown's scheduled appearance on Tuesday's "Dancing With the Stars" after yesterday's incident at the "Good Morning America" Times Square studios, a network source said.

While acknowledging that both "Dancing With the Stars" and ABC had received much negative reaction from fans, a "Dancing" spokeswoman said the show would have no comment on the incident.

Brown was on "GMA" to promote his new album, "F.A.M.E.," which was released Tuesday. During his interview with Robin Roberts, she asked him about the 2009 attack on his then-girlfriend, Rihanna -- preceding her questions by noting he had been "very good" about talking about the attack.

A clearly agitated Brown tried to deflect the line of questioning, saying he was past that and wanted to focus on his new CD. Brown then performed his current hit, "Yeah 3X."

According to ABC, Brown finished his song then "stormed" offstage back to his dressing room where "loud noises" were heard. The show's hair and makeup staff became concerned and called security, ABC said. TMZ reported that Brown destroyed a dressing room window by throwing a chair at it. Brown then left the building shirtless, according to multiple reports.

ABC message boards were overwhelmingly in favor of dropping Brown from "Dancing," but the show risks alienating a performer who currently has two songs in the Billboard top 10 R&B/hip hop charts and it must also find a replacement.

With AP

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