Rihanna looks like a modern-day Marilyn Monroe on the cover of the latest edition of British Vogue Magazine, where she talks about how her abusive, alcohol father triggered her rebellious attitude and more.

“I saw too much. I was way too mature for my age,” she explains in the magazine’s November 2011 issue.

On her contoversial videos, including “S&M,” she says, “That’s not me. That’s a part I play. You know, it’s like a piece of art … I just want to make music.”

Check out a few pics from RiRi’s British Vogue spread below:

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