Karrueche Tran Opens Up About ‘Fighting a Battle’ With Rihanna Over Chris Brown [VIDEO]
Karrueche Tran is breaking her silence on the much publicized love triangle between herself, Chris Brown and Rihanna. In an emotional interview on Keke Palmer’s new BET talk show, ‘Just Keke’ (set to air tomorrow), Tran is up-front and honest about her feelings in the situation.
“I’ve never dated a celebrity before, so it was very new to me — paparazzi and all that,” the model said. “And then, even the situation with Rihanna… the reason that why people tuned into this so much is because it’s relatable. I have girlfriends, I have family, who [have] gone through it — it’s the case of the ex.”
Though others may have gone through similar situations, Tran was quick to point out that hers was pretty unique, compounded by the fact that both Brown and Rihanna are two of the biggest stars in pop music.
“In this case, my boyfriend is a celebrity whose ex-girlfriend is an even bigger celebrity,” she explained, revealing that Rihanna’s diehard fans were quick to stand up for their idol — and lash out at Tran.
“Not only am I fighting a battle with her, I’m fighting a battle with her 14 million fans,” she said. “So imagine how that feels for me when I gotta get on Twitter and gotta see a whole bunch of stuff … they make up all kinds of crazy stuff, and it’s like, they know nothing about me. … Because I stay so meek sometimes, it gives them open space for them to say whatever they want.”
But despite the cruel words from fans, the most difficult part of the situation was the genuine heartache — and heartbreak — of it all, something she revealed with genuine emotion when Palmer asked her about the hardest aspect of the scenario.
“I guess I would say the heartbreak, because it was a real situation,” she revealed, getting visibly choked up as Palmer comforted her and enveloped her in a hug.
And though it seemed like Brown and Tran may have weathered storm after storm (including the singer’s most recent stint in jail), it looks like the couple once again may be off, if Tran’s recent Instagram post about her heart being shattered is anything to go by. You can check out the photo below.
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