“He doesn’t have the luxury of f***ing up again… That’s just not an option. I can’t say that nothing else will ever go wrong. But I’m pretty solid in the knowing that he’s disgusted by that. And I wouldn’t have gone this far if I ever thought that was a possibility,” she told the publication.
She also told Rolling Stone contributing editor Josh Eells she really does not care what anyone thinks about her relationship with Brown, who physically assaulted the evening before the 2009 Grammy Awards. He pleaded guilty to the crime and was ordered to perform community service as punishment. He remains on probation for the assault.
Rihanna, who also dons the cover of the publication, said things are different now and the couple “don’t have those types of arguments anymore.” She stated that she and Brown “value each other” and now know “exactly what we have… and… don’t want to lose that.”
She stated, “I decided it was more important for me to be happy… I wasn’t going to let anybody’s opinion get in the way of that. Even if it’s a mistake, it’s a 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.”