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Oprah thought she knew Rihanna, but shortly after speaking with her, she realized she had a lot to learn about the young star.
“I went there with my own ideas of who she was by watching the videos and listening to her music," Oprah says in the clip's opening scene. "I thought she was going to be kind of a badass, kind of a hard-edged rocker/pop woman. Nothing could have been farther from the truth."
Rihanna frequently makes trips to her home in Barbados and brought Oprah along for the ride this time. The pop star was interviewed for Oprah’s Next Chapter.
Rihanna opened up to Oprah, saying she was afraid of everything that comes with fame. Cameras show the pair driving through Rihanna’s old neighborhood and talking with locals. Oprah couldn’t believe how low-key the visit was.
“It wasn’t like a big superstar, megastar, pop star had arrived in the neighborhood, it was just run in as though she had gone to the grocery store and came back,” she said.
Rihanna has a thick skin, but couldn’t hold it together when Oprah asked about her break-up with Chris Brown.
“It was embarrassing. It was humiliating. I lost my best friend,” she said.
Rihanna’s appearance on Oprah’s Next Chapter will air on August 19 on OWN.
Check out the sneak peak below: