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"I'm not saying domestic violence is a part of relationships," he said when asked by Larry King last week why he thinks he got violent with his then-girlfriend back in February.
"We're both young, nobody taught us how to love one another. No one taught us a book on how to control our emotions, our anger."
"I'm not trying to fall on the fact that I'm young," the 20-year-old singer added, his soft tone and blue bowtie only serving to emphasize his boyishness. "There's a lot of stuff I wish I could have changed that night."
But seeing as how that's impossible, all he can do is hope for a bunch of better tomorrows.