*In a backstage interview with Rap-Up at the BET Awards, R&B singer Lloyd says he advised Chris Brown to open up his heart and shed tears during his Michael Jackson tribute in order to claw back into the good graces of the public.

Chris Brown cries during performance of "Man in the Mirror" at the 2010 BET Awards

“He’s back with a vengeance,” Lloyd said about Brown’s performance, which included a complete emotional breakdown. “I think that they’re gonna find a place in their heart for him again….I told him man, you gotta go up there, you gotta cry, you gotta really show your heart to the world and they’ll understand.”

Watch below. Lloyd’s comment is at 3:19.