FTR, RiRi was not happy about that, she told the Guardian newspaper in 2008: "No one wants to be teased. How can you bring a record to me when you took it to a million people at the same time? I thought Mary J. Blige was going to get it for sure. But at the back of my mind I was thinking, No, wait, I'm never giving this up. I went up to the guy [Nash] at the Grammys and I was like, '"Umbrella" is my.' And he just kind of giggled. And I really held his face [...] like, 'No, you're not hearing me, "Umbrella" is my record.'"