The reality is that the fame, the rumors—this picture means this, another picture means that—it really freaks me out.It made me back away from even wanting to attempt to date. I’m always concerned about whether people have good or bad intentions.
“When I do get time to myself, I watch TV.” Now we’re off and running, both of us mourning the end of [true stories of women who lost control and committed murder].
I was terrified; my knees were shaking.” She’d already been turned down by another label, but Def Jam wanted her, and she—along with her lawyer—stayed in the building for 12 hours, until three A.
M., when she signed what she still refers to as a “great deal.” (Jay Brown laughs and says Ty Ty jokingly told the lawyer that the only way they were getting out of the building without signing was through the window.)Rihanna’s rise happened fast.
She’s wearing a white crop top, denim cutoff shorts, Puma sneakers, and a flowing Chinese-patterned robe.
When she orders three half-portions of pasta dishes (spaghetti pomodoro with basil, gnocchi, and ravioli), I ask how she maintains her curvy but slim figure.