Oprah weighs in on Chris Brown and Rihanna

Chris Brown and Rihanna in January 2009On her show on Friday, Oprah opened up about her feelings concerning Rihanna’s reconciliation with Chris Brown after he allegedly viciously beat the 21-year-old singer. Here’s what she had to say: “Chris Brown and Rihanna, if I was your friend, I would call you up and I would say, ‘Give it some time, get yourself some counseling, take care of yourself. Heal yourself first.”’ She additionally advised, “And also, love doesn’t hurt. I’ve been saying this to women for years: ‘If a man hits you once, he will hit you again.'”

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  1. Spidey • March 10, 2009 @ 10:39 AM

    all i can say is, “well explained, oprah!!!”

  2. nat • March 10, 2009 @ 1:40 PM

    hit me once shame on you hit me twice shame on me. when she does get the snot beat out of her again. it will be her fault and she will deserve it, i have no compassion for stupid woman.

  3. Nancy • March 10, 2009 @ 2:18 PM

    How touching, nat!!!! You spend way too much time involved in these stars lives…pity your poor wife!! 😛

  4. Jo-Anne. • March 10, 2009 @ 2:41 PM

    well maybe, even though I am sure many many others have pointed exact same out to Rihanna, because her “friend” Oprah publicly states this – she will listen?????? I have my doubts.

  5. tributegirl • March 10, 2009 @ 3:13 PM

    I’m doubting it too, Rhianna will likely go down the same road as many abused women, dumping him, then listening to all his sweettalk, then forgiving him and believing him, then taking him back, and the cycle continues. What a shame. I hope she wakes up before it’s too late and he does irreparable damage.
    (ok, I know my spelling is bad today, I’m pretty tired! sorry!)

  6. Coop • March 10, 2009 @ 7:53 PM

    Come on guys it’s the Almighty Oprah she knows and sees all…it was her and her alone who got Obama elected don’t you know.

  7. demigod • March 11, 2009 @ 3:03 AM

    Oprah should realize teens don’t listen, and that they’re driven by hormones.

  8. Nancy • March 11, 2009 @ 8:32 AM

    Well, I guess a kid would know…but let’s get Mike’s professional opinion…

  9. mandee • March 11, 2009 @ 5:11 PM

    i agree with oprah (lol@me trying to spell it as operah) but, i also agree with just about everyone here. clearly rhianna is going to be an idiot and stay with him for a very long time.

  10. Jo-Anne. • March 12, 2009 @ 11:00 AM

    good comment, Coop…
    wait, is that new planet O.H. (Oprah’s Head)above us??

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