rihanna + marie claire (uk) = rude (yet beautiful) girl
Rihanna is Marie Claire’s UK December cover girl. She sits down with the mag to discuss her upcoming album as well as how she survived the break-up of Chris Brown. She really doesn’t reveal anything more than we’ve already read – but the shoot was stunningly beautiful. Take a read (and look) below:
She’s the toast of the music industry and the hottest talent around. Introducing our stunning December cover star, Rihanna. We caught up with the Rude Boy superstar to talk about surviving the bad times, learning to love her imperfections, and how she is happier and stronger than ever.
And as she sparkles for the cameras, debuting new fiery red hair (‘she has been dying to go red for years,’ says make-up artist Karen Darnell) you’d certainly never guess it has been such a hard year for Rihanna.
‘Eventually, I remember waking up one day and I knew I was over it,’ she says, when, after many tears she opens up on her much publicised romance with abusive singer Chris Brown.
‘One day. I remember I was in New York at the Trump Hotel and I woke up and I just knew I was over it.’
But after coming out of it the other side, the songstress admits she’s a different person now.
‘I was very lost. I have to say I felt really confused,’ she says, her eyes welling up.‘I hate talking about it but it was really crazy because I felt so out of touch with myself and when that happens… It’s scary because nothing you say or do feels like it’s you.
‘You just lose touch of everything that you love and everything that you would normally do; how you would dress or how you would say something… It just feels like it’s not coming from you. It’s just this one empty vase. I felt like an empty vessel.’
Read the full article at marieclaire.co.uk