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Rihanna Talks Chris Brown, Thinks Rachel Dolezal Is Kind Of A Hero

RiRi gets a lot off her chest in the November issue of Vanity Fair.

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Queen Ri Ri covers the November issue of Vanity Fair and spills on everything from her rise to fame, sex, and Chris Brown.

Photograph by Annie Leibovitz; Styled by Jessica Diehl.

The singer gets incredibly candid discussing her former flame, the abuse he inflicted upon her, and the aftermath of it all.

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A very nasty woman who thought a check was more important than morals. That shocks you? A check trumps morals by miles."
Well, I just never understood that, like how the victim gets punished over and over. It's in the past, and I don't want to say 'Get over it,' because it's a very serious thing that is still relevant; it's still real. A lot of women, a lot of young girls, are still going through it. A lot of young boys too. It's not a subject to sweep under the rug, so I can't just dismiss it like it wasn't anything, or I don't take it seriously. But, for me, and anyone who's been a victim of domestic abuse, nobody wants to even remember it. Nobody even wants to admit it. So to talk about it and say it once, much less 200 times, is like … I have to be punished for it? It didn't sit well with me.
I was that girl, that girl who felt that as much pain as this relationship is, maybe some people are built stronger than others. Maybe I'm one of those people built to handle shit like this. Maybe I'm the person who's almost the guardian angel to this person, to be there when they're not strong enough, when they're not understanding the world, when they just need someone to encourage them in a positive way and say the right thing.

And she admits that while the two aren't friends, they aren't enemies either and that she'll always care for him.

Rihanna opens up about every aspect of her life and even offers her opinion on the controversial former NAACP chapter president Rachel Dolezal.

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I think she was a bit of a hero, because she kind of flipped on society a little bit. Is it such a horrible thing that she pretended to be black? Black is a great thing, and I think she legit changed people's perspective a bit and woke people up.

The interview is chock full of everything you'd want to know about the singer and more. You can read the full thing here.

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