Rihanna broke down during an interview with Oprah when talking of Chris Brown.
“I felt protective,” she said. “I felt like the only person they hate right now is him. It was a weird confusing space to be in… I just felt like he made that mistake because he needed help, and who’s gonna help him? Nobody’s gonna say he needs help. Everybody’s gonna say he’s a monster without looking at the source. I was more concerned about him. ”