Rihanna was reflective and revealing throughout her "20/20" interview with Diane Sawyer on Friday night (November 6) as she spoke about her relationship with Chris Brown and explained that abuse was also a part of her upbringing, much like her former boyfriend's.
"I said to myself, 'I'm never gonna date someone like my dad,' " Rihanna told Sawyer.
The singer said her father even broke her mother's nose.
who have been devastated by recent wil Chris Young and Cassadee Pope are all smiles today as they received the news of their No.It’s a sad, but well-documented truth that those who grow up surrounded by domestic violence will sometimes replicate the same destructive pattern later in life.Many are saying that this is the case with 19-year-old singer Chris Brown, who was arrested this past weekend for alleged domestic violence and felony battery against his girlfriend, 20-year-old Barbados-born singer Rihanna.Rihanna confirmed that a text message from a girl Brown had a previous relationship with was at the root of their argument that night. "I fended him off with my feet..it was not like, it was not like a fight with each other. "I was bleeding, I was swollen in the face," she said.She said Brown lied about the message and that she would not let him off the hook. The pair left a pre-Grammy party and soon found themselves arguing in a residential district in Brown's rented Lamborghini. "So there was no way of me getting home, except for, my next option was to get out of the car and walk. So I really don't know what my plan was." Rihanna briefly reunited with Brown in Miami approximately a month following the assault.