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Rihanna, Chris Brown and why we can't look away
Rihanna, Chris Brown and why we can't look away

Last month, on the night Rihanna won her seventh Grammy award, the 25-year-old singer performed "Stay," a sparsely arranged ballad from her latest album, "Unapologetic." Often known for bombastic performances of uptempo dance songs, Rihanna instead gambled on raw emotion and vulnerability. The lack of flash, and flesh, was uncharacteristic, but the risk paid off. It was one of the few highlights of an otherwise lackluster night. Unsurprisingly, CBS panned to Chris Brown, dressed all in white, for the first reaction. Standing and clapping, the R&B singer, who beat Rihanna four years earlier after an argument, beamed proudly. Moments later, Rihanna returned to her...

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