And if you put up with it, maybe you are agreeing that you [deserve] this, and that's when I finally had to say, 'Uh-oh, I was stupid thinking I was built for this.' Sometimes you just have to walk away."WATCH: Rob Kardashian Shares Text From Chris Brown's Ex Karrueche Tran These days, Rihanna reveals the two don't talk at all."I don't hate him," she shares. We're not friends, but it's not like we're enemies.
We don't have much of a relationship now."Rihanna says she's currently single despite recent pictures of her showing PDA with rapper Travis Scott.
He has been in 17 celebrity relationships averaging less than one year each.
I would wake up the next day feeling like sh*t.""When you love somebody, that's different," she adds.A source “close to the investigation” who spoke with E!News said Brown responded by choking and threatening to kill the pop diva before she lost consciousness.Maybe I'm one of those people built to handle sh*t like this," Rihanna now shares about her state of mind at the time. But you know, you realize after a while that in that situation you're the enemy."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."Rihanna says she "a hundred percent" thought she could change Brown."I was very protective of him," she stresses. You want the best for them, but if you remind them of their failures, or if you remind them of bad moments in their life, or even if you say I’m willing to put up with something, they think less of you -- because they know you don't deserve what they’re going to give.
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