Wow, indeed.

Today, “Good Morning America” covered the allegations that Chris Brown skipped out on court-mandated community service, a sentence he received for assaulting Rihanna. As the reporter launched into a description of Brown’s court date (complete with Rihanna blowing him a kiss), she called the convicted woman-beater “the bad boy of R&B.” Really.

Brown is routinely referred to as a “bad boy” in media reports, and we’re sure he just loves to think of himself that way. It sounds a whole lot better than “violent, degenerate gutter sludge.” But let’s start calling him what he is: