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At last year’s Grammy Awards Rihanna was photographed and seated with close friend Katy Perry – this year was a totally different story.

If her songs “We Found Love,” “Birthday Cake” (the remix featuring Chris Brown) and “Nobody’s Business” wasn’t enough of an indicator of Rihanna and Chris Brown’s (Chrihanna) relationship status – telling photos taken at this year’s Grammy’s confirmed the two had rekindled their relationship.

According to US Weekly Katy Perry, “doesn’t approve” of Rihanna’s decision to get back together with Chris Brown and believes she is“making a huge mistake and doesn’t want to be part of it,” their friendship suffering as a result of it.

We are well aware that Rihanna does not like to publicly discuss her relationship with Brown and she has been known to walk out on interviews with the media when they broach the subject. The problem is, her reunion with Brown generates such strong opinions among individuals – those unforgettable graphic photos from four years ago revealing her physical abuse inflicted by Chris Brown, shocked the world.

Rihanna however doesn’t appear to care about public opinion on her personal life as she tells Rolling Stone:

“I wasn’t going to let anybody’s opinion get in the way of that. Even if it’s a mistake, it’s my mistake. After being tormented for so many years, being angry and dark, I’d rather just live my truth and take the backlash. I can handle it.”

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Chris Brown and Adele Fighting?

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The above photo appeared to show Adele reprimanding Chris Brown because he didn’t stand up to applaud Frank Ocean on his win of the Urban/Contemporary Award of which Brown was also nominated.

His choice to do this only reflected badly on Brown who only weeks ago got into a brawl with Ocean in the recording studio allegedly after Frank called Rihanna a ‘ho.’

Despite the speculation and context the blogs gave to the photo it turned out to be misinterpreted completely as Adele cleared up the rumour by tweeting:

“Chris Brown and I were complimenting each other in that photo actually.”

I think I prefer the blogs version of events…

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This article was first posted on February 19, 2013