In an exclusive one-on-one with ABC’s Diane Sawyer, pop singer Rihanna was very open about her and Chris Brown’s big February 2009 assault incident. Among other things she talked about why she went back to him originally, what she thought about his public apology and talked about what really happened in the car that night. She said as he was biting and punching her, he “had no soul in his eyes.”
“There was no person when I looked at him,” the 21-year-old singer recalled during the interview. “He had no soul in his eyes. Just blank.”
But does she want to give him a second chance? It would have to be in the future of course because for the next 5 years it would be illegal for her to even speak to him.
“I don’t have a desire at all to be with him. I can’t see how we could get back together but I’m also not God and I can not predict the future. It’s actually rather annoying that there is still some sort of emotion there. … I am strong. This happened to me. I didn’t cause this. I didn’t do it. This happened to me and it can happen to anyone. I’m glad it happened to me because now I can help young girls when they go through it. I will say that to any young girl that’s going through domestic violence. Don’t react off of love. Eff love. Come out of the situation and look at it third person for what it really is and then make your decision because love is so blind. It’s so blind.”
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