Rihanna‘s beating by then-boyfriend Chris Brown back in 2009 made headlines everywhere. She’s made up with him (at least professionally) and was annoyed when a journalist from Esquire U.K. pressed her about the issue.
“Some people felt it sent the wrong message … You’d gone back to someone who put you in the hospital,” the interviewer commented.
“Oh really? Did I? Did I? Did I? Did I? … Okay.
In a completely professional environment,” she replies. “And on a complete professional
note. I mean, if I went back to him [as a girlfriend], then that’s a
whole different discussion … I think a lot of people jumped to an
assumption that was incorrect and they ended up looking stupid.”
The interviewer pressed on, continuing to prod her about the subject. Rihanna didn’t take it lying down.
“This is turning into a tacky interview,” she says. “What do you
really want to talk about? I’m not here to [talk] about messy s*** …
It upsets me that you keep asking the same kind of questions about stuff
that’s trivial. What’s there to talk about? Are all your questions like
End of interview.