"Don't Judge Me" is a song by American recording artist Chris Brown on his fifth studio album, Fortune (2012). It was written by Brown, Adam Messinger, Nasri Atweh and Mark Pellizzer, and production was handled by The Messengers.
The song was sent to urban contemporary radio stations in the United States on August 14, 2012 as the fifth single from the album. "Don't Judge Me" is a midtempo ballad, with lyrics in which Brown asks his lover to forgive him "for his past indiscretions" and "move on with the future." The lyrics reportedly referred to Brown's former relationships with Karrueche Tran and Barbadian recording artist Rihana.
"Don't Judge Me" received mixed reviews from music critics; some complimented the song and considered it a highlight on Fortune, while others criticized its production. In the United States, "Don't Judge Me" reached number 23 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart.
It also reached numbers 42 and 7 on UK Singles Chart and UK R&B Chart, respectively. The accompanying music video was directed by Colin Tilley and Brown. In the video, Brown goes on a "suicide mission" into outer space to save the world from an alien ship invading Earth. The video received a positive reception from most critics, particularly for its presentation.