Rihanna ashamed of Chris Brown

Rihanna's Nov. 5th appearance on Good Morning AmericaRihanna told Diane Sawyer of ABC’s Good Morning America she feels ashamed she was ever in a relationship with Chris Brown, admitting: “That’s embarrassing that that’s the type of person I fell in love with. So far in love, that I went back.” She admitted she went back to him “eight or nine” times despite his physical abuse. Rihanna reveals why she finally decided to get out. “When I realized that my selfish decision for love could result in some young girl getting killed, I could not be easy with that part,” she admits. “Even if Chris never hit me again, who’s to say their boyfriend won’t? Who’s to say they won’t kill these girls? I just didn’t realize how much of an impact I had on these girls’ lives until that happened. It was a wake up call for me — big time.”

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  1. Maxxxum powerum • November 5, 2009 @ 3:31 PM

    She’s such a victim…..i’ve seen ghetto girls fight before, loud mouths…she’s no angel

  2. mandee • November 5, 2009 @ 3:32 PM

    good for her ! its about time she opened her eyes to the stupidity of going back. good luck, i hope it lasts this time!

  3. MAXXXUS POWERUM • November 5, 2009 @ 6:27 PM


    1) how did she get the phone from Chris hand?
    ans: she physically took it.

    2)what is assualt?
    ans: physically touching someone…hhmmm

    3) when it comes to Domestic who is most likly to be arrested.
    ans: male

    ans: bc they can cause more damage doing the exact same thing a female would do..Ex: female punches a male little damage..Male punches a female extreme damage.

    Signed: come on you know who this is!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  4. MAX POW3Rs • November 5, 2009 @ 6:29 PM


    1) how did she get the phone from Chris hand?
    ans: she physically took it.

    2)what is assualt?
    ans: physically touching someonehhmmm

    3) when it comes to Domestic who is most likly to be arrested.
    ans: male

    ans: bc they can cause more damage doing the exact same thing a female would do..Ex: female punches a male little damage..Male punches a female extreme damage.

    Signed: come on you know who this is!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. Nancy • November 5, 2009 @ 7:54 PM

    I’m glad she finally broke free from this too, mandee.

    Max: Who says she got “the phone from Chris hand” and that “she physically took it”? Maybe he had it sitting in the console of the car or on the dash or on the charger, huh? What’s done is done, Max. She came out of it bloody, bruised and swollen and Chris had nothing…and that was just the last time…what about all the times before? Btw, there is no law against her being a “loud mouth” and assault is when someone feels physically threatened, not just to “physically touch someone”, otherwise we’d all be imprisoned! DUH!!

  6. Carol • November 5, 2009 @ 8:27 PM

    well, when she went back I was thinking “idiot” but like anything, people have to go back or fall a few times to hit rock bottom. Let’s hope she hit bottom because until she does, then it might not be Chris but she’ll be back in that type of relationship again. Right now, I think it’s good she is talking about it and let’s hope she has set a strong example for anyone (men, women, children) in an abusive relationship and this will help give someone strength to get out.

  7. Chris • November 5, 2009 @ 9:19 PM

    two things i no, the first is she definitely is not the angel she is making herself out to be, i could see her big ghetto loud mouth yelling and hitting chris repeatedly, but the other is there is never, ever a good or understandable reason to put your hands on a women, whoever raised him to think otherwise is corrupt. even the dirtiest of people know better then that.

  8. Mike • November 5, 2009 @ 10:20 PM

    Rihanna assaulted Chris Brown first. What he did to her was in self-defense. If a women has a right to hit a male, a man has a right to defend himself. Men are physically stronger and women know that, and by doing so they get what they deserve. I await for the onslaught of feminist propaganda.

  9. mandee • November 5, 2009 @ 11:37 PM

    if he only DEFENDED himself, she wouldnt have been bloody and bruised and she wouldnt have needed medical attention. i sure hope some nice woman gives YOU what YOU deserve.

  10. demigod • November 6, 2009 @ 12:24 AM

    She’s silly thinking she has that much influence on young ghetto girls. And to state she got out because she can’t stand the thought of another beyotch killed..pls. stop trying to be a role model.

  11. mandee • November 6, 2009 @ 12:26 AM

    clearly she was being SELFISH when she got out. right? lol.

  12. Nancy • November 6, 2009 @ 1:39 AM

    Actually, demigod, her words in the article were “some young girl” not “another beyotch”.

  13. demigod • November 6, 2009 @ 6:24 AM

    Oh my bad..”some young beyotches” get what they deserve until they learn.

  14. Nancy • November 6, 2009 @ 10:28 AM

    “until they learn” what? Not to love someone? Not to trust someone? Not to feel SAFE with someone? My question is, when are those who do the abusing ever going to LEARN?

  15. demigod • November 6, 2009 @ 1:39 PM

    Where to begin!
    Rihanna was abusive in her own way.

  16. jennie_bearz • November 6, 2009 @ 2:46 PM

    Do you people really think about what you say before you write it ? I’d really like to know cause some of the things some of you people say are just cold.. I would love to see you in Rihanna’s shoes having you be taught a lesson and put in your place because by the sounds of it you need it.. no women no matter the situation deserves to be hit at all especialy till they are black and blue and full of blood. And for your information she is a roll modle to alot of YOUNG girls from good girls to what you would call GHETTO girls..

  17. tributegirl • November 6, 2009 @ 3:35 PM

    demigod, how was Rihanna abusive?

  18. mandy263 • November 6, 2009 @ 4:36 PM

    what is this world coming to? why are so many defending him?? what if that had been your mom or your sister or your daughter? It’s worrisome that so many ppl have so little compassion and clearly support an abuser. get your head checked.

  19. Nancy • November 6, 2009 @ 6:01 PM

    Anyone ever notice that every time there is an article about a fight/abuse/breakup/divorce between a man and a woman, that the SEXIST PIG, demigod, starts with all his SEXIST crap? Every time!

  20. jo • November 6, 2009 @ 6:17 PM

    “demigod on November 6, 2009 1:39 PM
    Where to begin!
    Rihanna was abusive in her own way.”

    please tell us how you know this.

    Anyway good for her getting out of an abusive relationship is very hard, I’m glad she realized that she has an influence on young girls and got out.

    (Why are so many people calling her ghetto? )

  21. Ximena • November 6, 2009 @ 8:16 PM


  22. maxim poweeers • November 6, 2009 @ 11:54 PM

    Ghetto girl referes to how 90% of African American girls (don’t get me started on that either your not from africa) act when trying to be tough to a guy, yelling, trying to make a crack about them, never actualy making a point, also when actauly yelling at a guy for some reason they never look at them alwas up and away, repeat the say phrase over and over…now what…now what..now what…yeahh, thats right….thats right..if you step to a man be prepared to except whats going to happen. no difference then to guys about to fight.

  23. Salimena...ooah...ooah • November 7, 2009 @ 12:00 AM


  24. demigod • November 7, 2009 @ 2:10 AM

    Jennie, who/how is she a role model, and for what exactly? Don’t put her on a pedestal..it’s very misguided, and undeserving.

  25. demigod • November 7, 2009 @ 2:22 AM

    GUARANTEED she was psychologically and emotionally abusive. She’s provocative and uses poor judgment. I’ve known girls like her, and learned from experience everything has a cause/effect. There’s always always always a pattern in abuse cases.
    Of the multitude of nice guys out there for her to choose from, she picked thid dud -the bad boy type. She got what she deserved because she’s no better.
    For those screaming he was wrong to beat her..a big DUH.

  26. demigod • November 7, 2009 @ 2:32 AM

    Anyone ever notice that every time there is an article about a fight/abuse/breakup/divorce between a man and a woman that the ditz, Nance, never gets my point? Every time! lol
    The damaged,ex-abused,male bashing troll always with the same dull bias views.

  27. jo • November 7, 2009 @ 2:49 AM

    “GUARANTEED she was psychologically and emotionally abusive.”

    Please tell us how you know this since you seem to be the only one who does.

    Ive known girls like her, and learned from experience everything has a cause/effect. Theres always always always a pattern in abuse cases.

    First off you don’t know girls like her cause you don’y know her and second, yeah there’s a pattern, the victims feel they can’t get out of it and blame themselves because people like you tell them it’s there fault.

  28. demigod • November 7, 2009 @ 5:10 AM

    jo, I know her type. She’s not the vulnerable,doe-eyed, insecure kind you’re painting her out to be. Just the way she conducted herself in the car that fateful night speaks volumes.
    The pattern here is.. staying in an abusive relationship because she thinks it’s normal/common, and knows she’s ‘difficult’. I don’t believe for a moment she lacked self-esteem and pride, and I don’t believe she ever felt fearful or ‘trapped’ either. Not this one. It took a major beating to knock some sense into her, and face the public scrutiny.

  29. Rita • November 7, 2009 @ 6:55 AM

    “until they learn what? Not to love someone? Not to trust someone? Not to feel SAFE with someone? My question is, when are those who do the abusing ever going to LEARN?”

    Nancy, that is exactly what was going through my mind when I read or heard(I can’t remember exactly how I 1st heard) about abusers saying the above(“until they learn” what?).

    They are the ones who should Learn NOT to abuse.
    It boggles the imagination what some guys will say about women?? When they are old and gray they won’t have the muscles to abuse women, so whats the point doing it when they are younger. A lot of women myself included have always or close to that have been Respected by real men(I’m not saying abusers aren’t men) and treated the Way they are supposed to be Treated and Deserve to be Treated. Once a woman has been treated with Respect all through her childhood & through her teen years and younger years, you don’t put up with guys who think it is ok to abuse women when it is clearly is Not ok. There is never Any excuse for abuse! There are men who have abused seriously or killed women and have turned their Life around and now Treat Women the way they Deserve to be treated.

    Some men who abuse one women do NOT abuse other women so why is it ok to abuse only one woman and leave the other women alone? Abuse of one Woman is the abuse of All Women. Because we All bring for the Miracle of Life.

  30. Kim • November 7, 2009 @ 10:23 AM

    There’s no excuse to hit anyone, let alone someone smaller than you. If you think a woman has a big mouth, don’t date her. You don’t have to stay and punch her in the mouth like a coward. Be a man, either put up with her mouth or walk away. I’m not saying Rihanna had a big mouth btw, I don’t know her. She said there was an argument because there was a text from an ex-girlfriend and then he started beating on her. I haven’t heard him say she was constantly mouthing off at him, and even if she was, LEAVE her. Don’t beat her. Cause that makes you the lowest of the low. Chris Brown’s career will never be what it was or what it might have been. If he even has one now.

  31. Thibz • November 7, 2009 @ 10:47 AM

    I met her once and she was actually really nice at least at face value..

  32. tributegirl • November 7, 2009 @ 5:22 PM

    I cannot believe all the sexist comments on here. The people who think she deserved to get beaten are all about as sick in the head as Chris Brown. NOBODY deserves to be beaten! Get yourselves some help!
    I wonder if the spanking issue were to come up, what these same people’s views would be?

  33. demigod • November 7, 2009 @ 5:55 PM

    tg, if that was directed at me, may sounded harsh but it’s like the analogy ‘If you play with fire..’ There’s no learning curve with some people. She is an adult, not a child.
    Another thing, I believe she would still be with him if it wasn’t for all the media/public pressure. She alluded to that herself in this article. If she didn’t think it was a big deal, why would it be to you?

  34. Nancy • November 7, 2009 @ 7:13 PM

    Tributegirl: I think for some of them, it would depend mostly on the name at the top of the comment!

  35. gypsy • November 7, 2009 @ 10:51 PM

    TO all you BOYS who believe a woman deserves to be hit or beaten,you really need help!!If you can’t handle a woman screaming or stepping to your face mouthing-off,WALK AWAY. Then you will deserve to be called a MAN!!!If a girl physically comes at you swinging,a real MAN would take her arm’s and hold them down,,not beat her down!! I bet all you BOY’S out there would run the other way if it were a MAN who called you out!! REALLY DOES IT MAKE YOU CHRIS BROWN WANNA-BE’S FEEL MORE MASCULINE AFTER HITTING A WOMAN??? Personally I think your all spineless goof’s that think that WAY!!!!!!

  36. Nancy • November 8, 2009 @ 1:07 AM

    “nothing questionable”…??? Go around to the other articles here and re-read your SEXIST comments…that’s “what gives”!! Talking about people (women) “deserving” to be beaten…and not only the women in the articles but you said it about me as well on the Sean Penn article. So yeah, I really wonder “what gives?”

    Then you say that “a 2×4 is smarter” than me…???

  37. Victoria • November 8, 2009 @ 12:36 PM

    I am a victim of domestic violence I left my husband after being with him for over 24 years.
    The fear of how he was controlling does anyone out there understand that!
    I was being taperecorded on daily basis I didn’t find that out until 4 years ago. He wrote down my mileage when I drove my van. He would follow me all the time.
    I would plead with him to stop he said he needed to know what I was doing. As my children were younger I stayed because I had parents who didn’t want to deal with my problems. Until last Oct when my husband started to threaten to kill me and one of my son’s urged me to leave and I did. I NEVER went back, I only upset at how my husband is controlling my adult children not to see me or their brother (my son who is currently living with me) you never know what life has in store for you.
    All I know is my love for God is what is keeping me sane and I know that one day I will be reunited with my children. God has helped me so far deal with all my pains.

  38. mandee • November 8, 2009 @ 5:47 PM

    i can understand someone feeling pity or feeling sorry for themselves, or thinking that god is the only way you can deal with things. (im not actually against any of that, everyone has their own way of feeling, thinking and dealing, so dont take any of this as an insult, sarcasm, being rude or mean, or any other bad things people may mistake this comment for.) ive found the easiest way to get over what has happened to you in your life is to remember that first of all it wasnt your fault…like FOR REAL. second of all you cant control what has been done TO you. third of all its not what has happened to you that defines who you are, its how you live it and deal with it and how you come out when its all over and done with. everyone has bad things happen to them in their lives, some worse than others (obviously). but, its not like you ASK to be abused, its not like women ASK to be raped or mistreated etc. its easier to stop feeling sorry for yourself and stop being bitter about it if you remind yourself every time youre sad that what happened wasnt a flaw of YOURS but a flaw of the person that did it to you. it doesnt make YOU any less of a person, it makes them the lesser person. i believe in god, but i dont believe that he does things to help anyone, i dont believe that he has anything to do with who we are or who we become. i believe in heaven and hell. thats about it. i have hit rock bottom plenty of times and the only thing that managed to pull me out was my sheer stubbornness. i really hope you can talk some sense into your other children, and i hope that you can come out on top after everything that has happened with you. im sorry for your past.

  39. Nancy • November 9, 2009 @ 12:27 AM

    Yeah yeah…we all know that every now and then I throw a bad word or two in and my comment gets deleted…tell everyone here something they don’t already know, brainwave! As for my cottage, sorry to disappoint you, yet again, but I’ve already been there and closed it up for the winter…”ditz”! As for you caring “less” about me…you seem to be pretty interested on the Sean Penn article, about my sex life and when I get “l@id”, hahahahaha! You ain’t gettin’ none of dis!

  40. demigod • November 9, 2009 @ 1:30 AM

    Ok then, if your cottage is closed up..how about taking a hike, or get lost?

    Gag. Btw,you’re the one proclaiming I’m ‘sexiest’.

  41. Nancy • November 9, 2009 @ 10:00 AM

    You wish!…On all counts.

  42. Nancy • November 9, 2009 @ 10:02 AM

    You know what I think? I think you drew one of those faces on your hand between your thumb and your index finger, and named it Nancy. That’s what I think. Get some help!

  43. purpleorchid • November 9, 2009 @ 3:47 PM


  44. Shauna • November 9, 2009 @ 5:50 PM

    oh jesus nancy your killing me lol

  45. tributegirl • November 9, 2009 @ 6:34 PM

    omf, Nancy, you’re one of the palm sisters?

  46. Nancy • November 9, 2009 @ 6:47 PM

    Hahaha…wonder where he’s been all day. Either his hand is very sore or I better close my curtains, LMAO!

  47. Nancy • November 9, 2009 @ 6:47 PM


  48. gypsy • November 10, 2009 @ 1:05 PM

    Victoria…Nov, 8Th, 12.36pm…I believe you’ve taken a huge step towards recovery,by telling your story on line!I personally know and understand what you have been through.Please remember what he did to you was not your fault.We as woman are vastly different from each-other,some can leave an abusive relationship as soon as it starts,others may wait it out, because of the kids.There is no right or wrong time,this is a woman’s personal choice.You did what you had to do when your time was right.I applaud you for not going back,your ex is using the grown children as pawns.It may take awhile but in the end they will see what their dad is doing to them!Have faith Victoria,the Lord work’s in mysterious way’s,HE will bring you and all of your children back together again, when the time is right.Your husband is still controlling you,by keeping your other children away.Now is the time for you and your son to form a closer relationship,until the others find their way back to you both.Keep your faith in GOD Victoria,and HE will bring your family together, when the time is right!!GOD BLESS.

  49. isnoy • November 10, 2009 @ 1:26 PM

    we really don’t know exactly the truth behind the fight.
    It’s just between the two of them. But obviously the other got hurt…..going back to the story once again…it’s purely publication because RIHANNa has a CD coming out soon…..CD sales … that’s the reason why Rihanna came out….

  50. mandee • November 10, 2009 @ 3:11 PM

    hey hey hey now. im unemployed so dont be dragging the unemployed into this 😛

  51. Nancy • November 10, 2009 @ 6:09 PM

    Nope demigod, no “gov’t handouts” and what the heck are “support payments”? Btw, that thing with your name on it…it was waaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyy too small so I chopped it up. Hahahaha. So, “earning a living AND getting la!d”, huh? You’re a pimp? LMFAO!

    Gypsy, Nov. 10 1:05 pm: That was very well said and I totally agree 150%!!

  52. Nancy • November 10, 2009 @ 6:10 PM

    Mandee: LOL. He doesn’t care about women at all so I wouldn’t expect him to give a damn about the unemployed either.

  53. demigod • November 11, 2009 @ 5:19 AM

    Thanks Nance, but I can speak for myself.
    Mandee, I would never knock you for that,we’ve all been there. You’re out there doing your best, and that’s what counts.

  54. Nancy • November 11, 2009 @ 9:34 AM

    Uh…I never spoke FOR you….I spoke ABOUT you!

    For someone who proclaims to get “lots”, you sure are a cranky one! LMFAO!

  55. mandee • November 11, 2009 @ 3:03 PM

    man, im so irritated. i have applied EVERYWHERE. i signed up for monster.ca and they email me all the new jobs every day, well, i have applied to all of the ones in and around my city, all things i am capable of doing and that ARE hiring (applied online to about 30 places, applied in person to at least 10-15) and so far only ONE has called me in for an interview. do you all know how angry that makes me? (by the way, thanks demigod !) i have an interview on thursday with a nanny service. maybe ill get to work with kids again 😀 😀 😀 its 10 an hour to start and they take out all the deductions and the ad said they are looking for someone for 40 hours a week. keepin my fingers crossed!!!

  56. Nancy • November 11, 2009 @ 5:46 PM

    “Mandee, I would never knock you for that, we’ve all been there. You’re out there doing your best, and that’s what counts.”

    You forgot to add: “besides I’m too busy flapping my lips and blaming someone else for collecting gov’t cheques and support payments when I don’t know my @$$ from a hole in the ground.” LMFAO!

    I think dg is just p!ssed because I’m totally independent. Working and raising my kids alone with NO support payments and NO gov’t cheques…well, except my federal income tax..which I have totally paid all in. Hahaha. OMG! How can I ever manage without “A MAN”?

  57. demigod • November 12, 2009 @ 5:33 AM

    Mandee, these are trying times. Even I’ve been affected by this economic recession. Our company was hit hard, we’ve all taken a 15% pay cut and working reduced hours..this after massive layoffs (some employees w/20+ yrs of service). We’ve lost a lot of our U.S. clients/business due to our strong CDN $, as well.
    The owner has said he’s never seen anything like this in his 40+ yrs in business.
    Good luck finding…something 🙂

  58. mandee • November 12, 2009 @ 12:55 PM

    thanks, good luck with your job as well. i hope everything gets back on track soon, no one should be going through all this crap!

  59. tributegirl • November 12, 2009 @ 5:34 PM

    This has been hard on a lot of people. I wonder when we will see an upswing in the economy?

  60. Numbr2 • November 14, 2009 @ 3:04 PM

    An abusive relationship has ended, no one was killed.That is a good thing.
    Now lets all go back to living our lives

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