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Rihanna “Too Raunchy” To Be The Face Of Nivea

An ad exec for the skincare company ‘Nivea’ says he’s not feeling Nivea’s new ad campaign, featuring some very provocative pictures of Rihanna!

The company was originally thrilled to have the Barbados-born Rihanna on board as their spokesperson and the face of their 100 year anniversary campaign. In fact, the brand was a big sponsor of her world tour last year. Still, Nivea seems to be singing a different tune, these days.

Stefan Heidenreich – the new head of Nivea’s parent firm, Beiersdorf – has told German media that it was a mistake to hire the controversial singer to be the face of the brand’s family image.

 ‘The advert starring Rihanna was a no go. I do not understand how Nivea can be brought into association with Rihanna. Nivea is a company which stands for trust, family and reliability.”

Kinda not sure what Heidenrich means? Well, in one ad spot, a family is seen moisturising with Nivea while Rihanna’s sultry hit California King Bed plays in the background.  A little…ew, right?

Still, they must have paid a pretty penny for RiRi.  Sorry, Nivea!

Photo: FameFlynet

Posted Tuesday, August 7th, 2012 at 2:14pm
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Rihanna: “My love life’s pretty much non-existent”

Even though she has two of the hottest singers out there fighting over her (Drake and Chris Brown), Rihanna insists that her love life is “pretty much non-existent”.

“I have been conservative in my love life…it’s pretty much non-existent,” she reveals. “If I come across someone who I find really cool, I’ll hang out. But the minute I find that we’re getting too close I just — I don’t let people in.”

Her attitude towards love has changed since suffering an assault in 2009 at the hands of her then-boyfriend Brown.

“When I was in love, I fell so hard. I was really, really, really in love,” she tells the magazine. “The way it made me feel was priceless. And in a blink of an eye my whole life changed. Everything that I knew was different. I never thought I’d feel that pain in my life. I’m afraid of feeling that again.”

Rihanna says she makes up for her “conservative” love life by being, she says, “rebellious through my music, through my fashion, tattoos, and my hair.”

Ri-Ri also talks about her sleek figure, which she says remains slim no matter what she eats, much to her dismay.

“I don’t know if there’s something going on with my body right now, but I’m eating everything in life! I miss my ass. It just went away! I need a butt. I have an idea of one, but it’s not living up to its full potential right now.”

The August issue of Harper’s Bazaar, featuring Rih on the cover, hits newsstands July 17.

In other Rihanna news, OK! magazine reports that she attended the wake of her late grandmother Clara Brathwait, a.k.a. Gran Gran Dolly, on Thursday in New York City.

Here are some new pictures of Rihanna performing live at the “Barclaycard Wireless Festival,” held at Hyde Park in London, England over the weekend.

Also below are her pictures from Harper’s Bazaar!

Source, Photos: Fame/Flynet

Posted Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 8:08am
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Rihanna covers Harper’s Bazaar, and opens up about the “pain” after splitting from Chris Brown

In Harper’s Bazaar’s August cover story, Rihanna opens up about her rebellious side, and being afraid of letting people get to close to her (after her split from Chris Brown).

She doesn’t actually name Chris in the article, but it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out who she’s talking about. She admits to being  “rebellious through my music, through my fashion, tattoos, and my hair. I have been conservative in my love life… it’s pretty much nonexistent. If I come across someone who I find really cool, I’ll hang out. But the minute I find that we’re getting too close I just—I don’t let people in.”

However, the 24-year-old still racks up the drama in the tabloids with her infamous ex, Chris Brown. While she wanted to choose someone “shocking” to collaborate on the remix of her song “Birthday Cake,” she says she had no idea of the backlash it would cause. “The fans could have said, ‘We don’t want anything to do with it,’” she says. But she makes one concession: “I understood that people had every right to be concerned about it. But I didn’t see it that way because I’m in a different place.”

Rihanna tells Bazaar that she has yet to open up again in relationships, after being so badly hurt in the past. “When I was in love, I fell so hard. I was really, really, really in love. The way it made me feel was priceless. And in a blink of an eye my whole life changed. Everything that I knew was different. I never thought I’d feel that pain in my life. I’m afraid of feeling that again.”

Although she may be cautious in love, Rihanna continues to push the boundaries of personal style—the singer has recently stunned in everything from lowcut Armani dresses to slouchy Stella McCartney jumpsuits. At her shoot for Harper’s Bazaar, shot by Camilla Akrans, Rihanna glows in gowns by Tom Ford and Calvin Klein. And her body? Sleeker than ever. “I don’t know if there’s something going on with my body right now, but I’m eating everything in life!” she laughs. “I miss my ass. It just went away! I need a butt. I have an idea of one, but it’s not living up to its full potential right now.”

There is no doubt that Rihanna is living up to her potential—she has her prized “swagger” in spades. But despite all she has achieved, she is far from done. “I’m still in denial that I’ve proved that, so I have to continue,” she says. “I will not lose.”

I can see how Rihanna is scared to fall in love again! Look what happened to her last time!  It would be hard for anyone to get over what she went through. Would be very difficult to have a “normal” relationship after something like that happens!

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Posted Monday, July 9th, 2012 at 7:07am
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Tony Parker files a $20 million lawsuit against the club where the Chris Brown/Drake fight went down. Seriously Tony!?

This story makes me crazy.

Tony Parker happened to have been at the NYC club where Chris Brown and Drake got into a fight, the same night the melee went down.

Tony is alleging that he was in the club that night, and during the fight, he suffered a scratched retina. The suit filed in State Supreme Court in Manhattan on Thursday holds the W.i.P club’s owners and operators in SoHo responsible for a ‘corneal laceration of the left eye and other injuries,’ according to the New York Post.

The San Antonio Spurs guard (and Eva Longoria’s ex) claims the club was negligent in security, allowing the fight to take place. “The defendants were reckless, careless and negligent in permitting Drake’s entourage and Brown’s entourage to be in the club at the same time despite known tension between the two,” the suit says.

Chris Brown, his girlfriend and his bodyguard were among eight injured during the fight inside the club last week which was reportedly over Drake and Brown’s ties to singer Rhianna.

‘She’s been known, like Helen of Troy, to cause trouble,’ Parker’s lawyer David Jaroslawicz told the Post about Rihanna.

Police say members of Drake’s entourage stopped Brown as he was leaving. The fight escalated and bottles were thrown.

In a press conference last week in France, Parker wore sunglasses over what he says was a ‘therapeutic’ contact lens.

He says he expects to be sidelined for about a week thanks to his injury while his French team prepares for the Summer Olympics.

‘So I’ll be missing the start of the French team because I can’t do anything for a week except keep the lens in and then take drops,’ he said.

‘I’ll be missing the start of the French team because I can’t do anything for a week except keep the lens in and then take drops’

There was no answer at phone numbers listed as affiliated with those named in the lawsuit.

The owners of the club, which had temporarily closed due to violations discovered by the New York Police Department during their handling of the incident, told TMZ they have not been served with any papers yet.

The 30-year-old said he expects to be able to line-up with his teammates in London, saying there, he’s lucky.

‘The cornea has been touched. I can’t do anything for seven days.

‘But I was lucky. The injury won’t prevent me from competing in the Olympics in any way.’

Suing for $20 million over a scratched cornea?! I’ve had a scratched cornea before – and it sucks, but it goes away. Much like a hangnail. You put some drops in – and voila! You’re all better!

Just seems like a lame excuse to SUE someone, IMO.

What do you think?

PS: Here’s a picture from the scene of the crime after the fight broke up.

Posted Friday, June 22nd, 2012 at 8:08am
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