Entertainment Rihanna talks about abusive relationship with Chris Brown Barbadian singer Rihanna poses prior to the start of the Christian Dior 2016 Spring/Summer ready-to-wear collection fashion show, in Paris on Oct. 2, 2015. Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Patrick Kovarik Updated October 6, 2015 8:52 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email Rihanna is ready to talk about a tough subject. "I was that girl," she told Vanity Fair, referring to getting back together with Chris Brown following his domestic abuse. "That girl who felt that as much pain as this relationship is, maybe some people are built stronger than others." And although she realized after the second run that it was time to walk away, she explained: "I don't hate him ... We're not friends, but it's not like we're enemies." Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.