Chris Brown and Rihanna‘s relationship has inspired their very own episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. Law & Order: SVU, like the other Law & Order shows, is known for having episodes that are “ripped from the headlines.”
Here’s NBC‘s description of the episode posted with the promo on YouTube.
Law and Order SVU 14×16 “Funny Valentine” – 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).
Naturally this YouTube page is exploding with comments. I think my favorite comment is from the user “IAmPlaysWithSquirrel” (sweet Boy Meets World reference!),
“The preceding story was fictional. No actual person or event was depicted.”
The episode will air next Wednesday, the 27th, on NBC at 9/8 central. You can watch the promo below.