We can always count on Oprah for a good interview…
This time she’s sitting down with Rihanna in her homeland of Barbados. The ‘Good Girl Gone Bad‘ singer discusses her relationship with Chris Brown (past and present), feelings of loneliness and being afraid of the pedestal that comes with with fame.
Oprah had this to say about the interview:
I went there with my own ideas about who she was. I thought she was gonna be kind of a badass, kind of a hard-edged, rocker pop woman. Nothing could have been further from the truth. This is who she was for me and my cameras. She was 100 percent herself. She was thoughtful. She was very emotional. She was vulnerable. She pushes the edge…I came away really getting a great sense of who she was.
This is how you know who someone is. How people react to them. When we went back to the neighborhood, this reaction surprised me because it wasn’t like a big superstar megastar popstar had arrived in the neighborhood. But it was just as if she had gone to the grocery store and came back. It was great to see.
The full interview is scheduled to air on OWN, August 19th at 9pm.