“I was resentful. I held a grudge. I was dark,” RiRi confesses, like that’s a bad thing. (Hey, we liked Rated R!) Since these clips are teased out of context, we can only assume (along with everyone else) that is, in fact, a reference to the 2009 beating from then-boyfriend Chris Brown that first engendered a lot of sympathy for the pop star, then caused her some flack this year when it seemed the two had reconciled as friends.
We expect Oprah will get to the bottom of this when the full interview airs August 19.