The Grammy-winning R&B artist was due to perform at the Bell Centre in Montreal and the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, but he tweeted that the “good people of the Canadian government wouldn’t allow me entry. I’ll be back this summer and will hopefully see all my Canadian fans!”
Brown was jailed for nearly three months last year for violating his probation by getting into an altercation outside a Washington hotel the previous year. He was on probation after he attacked pop singer Rihanna, his then-girlfriend, before the 2009 Grammy Awards. His
spokeswoman said he could apply to return at a later date and planned to do so.
Live Nation, the promoter, said “due to immigration issues” the shows had been cancelled