I grab boobies all the time, I’m obessesed. I don’t have much so anytime I see a good rack I’m like, 'Wow, I wish mine looked and felt like that.' Women are beautiful. I’m not into them but they are hot.
Every time there’s a new [rumor], it hits you like brand new. All over again, its starts feeling funny, then frustrating, then you ignore it. Every time I hear a new rumor, its like wow – and I just know they’re going to keep coming so I have to bare with it and not get too upset. You just have to ignore it sometimes.
You can't even go out with a friend who's a celebrity and have a good time without people making shit up.
The hardest thing for me is to say no. I feel like a bitch. But sometimes I don't have a choice.
I always wanted to cut [my hair], but I was never allowed. Now I don't give a damn. I think every teenager has a point in their life when they go into their own world and shut out everybody's opinion. That's what I'm doing.
When I left Barbados, I didn't look back. I wanted to do what I had to do [to succeed], even if it meant moving to America.
People hated me because I'm fair in complexion. I had to develop a thick skin because they would call me white.
Everything speaks about what it's like to be a girl like me. Whether I'm cheating on people, whether I've been cheated on, falling in and out of love, people hating on me, having that crazy feeling that guys give you, partying -- every aspect of my life.
You should never put time on music . . . That's what's great about the music business. When you feel it's time, you just go for it.
I love that song [“Unfaithful”], because we always put it out there that guys cheat. And finally someone put it in perspective: Girls cheat too.
I have been ready for the backstabbing my whole life. After I won the school talent and beauty pageant, I lost a lot of people who I thought were my friends. Even the person who I thought was my best friend stopped speaking to me, but the people who are real have stuck around. When I signed my recording deal, a few fake friends and I parted ways. I gained some who wanted to get close to me because of the deal, so they had to go as well.
In Barbados we have this pride thing, people hate to give up compliments. It physically hurts them to say congratulations - they find it easier to be mean.
For a while I was sure I was just sweating and everybody could see it. I was so terrified that my make-up would run because I could barely sleep the night before and had to get up extra early to get dressed. My throat was dry and I was trying so hard to act like this was normal for me.
Remembered as Rihanna. Remembered as being the artist from the Caribbean who came here and made it internationally. Just remembered as me, 'cause I'm true to my music, and I just want people to realize that and appreciate me for that.
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