"It was a weird, confusing space to be in," Rihanna told Winfrey. "Because as angry as I was, as angry and hurt and betrayed, I just felt like he made that mistake because he needed help and who's going to help him? Nobody's going to say he needs help. Everybody's going to say he's a monster without looking at the source, and I was more concerned about him."
"I lost my best friend. Everything I knew switched ... switched in a night and I couldn't control that," the Barbados native told Winfrey. "So I had to deal with that, and that's not easy for me to understand or interpret. It's not easy to interpret on camera. Not with the world watching."
So Rihanna did an interview with Oprah, which will be airing on Sunday, where she went into details and tears over the incident with Chris Brown. There have been snippets and clips and transcripts of the interview floating around the internet and I am completely at attention. This topic means so much to me. Not because it's Chris Brown and Rihanna, no, I can personally care less about the celebrity of it all, but because I know how it feels to lose.