Expressing emotions one GIF at a time
For a jet-setting, chart-dominating pop megastar who shares her "Diamonds" with the likes of Kanye West, Sia and Zola Jesus, Rihanna sure seems to delight in sharing her quotidian bullshit with the rest of the world — especially when that means broadcasting the latest worldwide webisode of her appalling IRL miniseries with former boyfriend/assailant Chris Brown. Though she consistently denies that the two are an item again, and officially claims that the entire thing is "Nobody's Business," she continues to fan the flames of speculation and Internet hate. In the wee hours, "badgalriri" Instagrammed a photo of herself cradling the unmistakeable buzzed head of Breezy after his Thursday night concert in Frankfurt, Germany. Much as we'd like to pretend this never happened, it has. And like the commenters on Rihanna's photo, SPIN has experienced a range of emotions.
First, we were like:
Then we were like:
We got angry.
Things turned dark.
We tried to reason with ourselves. We asked, "Isn't it okay for Rihanna to live her life as she chooses?"
Because the truth of the matter is, Rihanna: