"He and I are close friends now," Brown told BuzzFeed in February. They even watched his episode together on FaceTime.
"Because of [Cory], I’m a little more open and a little less jaded when I see police officers. It doesn’t mean I think all police officers are going to be good, but that doesn’t mean that all people are good," Brown said. "We still have some political differences, but as a whole, I see him as a human being and he sees me as a human being. I see him as a father, he sees me as a father. That’s why we’re texting each other at eight o’clock in the morning."