"She never wants to be put in that position again, and she still carries pretty deep scars, as much as she tries to act otherwise."While her relationship with the With You hitmaker was difficult, the publicity the assault incident garnered over the years has been tougher to deal with for the songstress."The experience itself was hugely traumatic, but the way it played out so publicly added yet further to the trauma," the source said.
FIRST, Brown says he and Rihanna started just hanging out casually when they were teenagers.
She didn't take him very seriously when he said he liked her and wanted to be her boyfriend.
But "Rihanna isn’t dating anyone,” the source tells Hollywood Life, concluding: “She’s enjoying being young, free, and single, and doesn’t feel the need to have a man in her life permanently right now." Good.
Let's hope that attitude never changes when it comes to Chris Brown.
So Brown dropped the Love Bomb on his fellow singer and that's when they started dating. ) set that the couple went public with its romance.