Rihanna talks about her dating life on ellen
I left school and went to town to buy some hairspray and spray them dark brown. I’m going to make them work.”PAULSON: One of the coolest things about you is that you’re impervious to criticism. By the time I got to school, I always had this feeling like the kids were stupid. RIHANNA: It’s an amazing feeling, because I started off as a kid, so I know my fans were kids, too. It’s crazy to see where our paths are taking us, and how our journeys are evolving at the same time.
They told me to either take them out or dye it dark. You’re not going to let anyone’s opinion deter you from whatever it is that you want to be doing. RIHANNA: I have to say, I’ve always had pretty tough skin—even as a little girl, which was completely due to my parents. They would tease me, and I would tease them right back. To be completely honest, the thing that makes my fans different from other fans is me.I got into a new relationship, and it matters to me. That’s why I take those personal days so seriously. I gave you the answers.” RIHANNA: It’s the reason why an album isn’t being spat out like it used to.It was like, “I need to make time for this.” Just like I nurture my businesses, I need to nurture this as well. I used to be in the studio, only the studio, for three months straight, and an album would come out. I do fashion one day, lingerie the next, beauty the next, then music the next.There are the bits we know: The 31-year-old Barbadian entertainer and mogul has nine Grammy Awards, 10 signature fragrances, thriving beauty and lingerie businesses, and a new ready-to-wear line for the fashion behemoth LVMH.She has broken a handful of Guinness World Records, she was the first black woman to be the face of Dior, she has acted with everyone from Cara Delevingne to Cate Blanchett, and former president Barack Obama has called her “a powerful force in the fight to give people opportunity, dignity, and hope.” And yet, there’s another side to the blunt-smoking purveyor of genre-shattering pop that few people ever get to see.