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Rihanna: I Felt 'Intimidated' by 'Battleship' Role

Rihanna: I Felt 'Intimidated' by 'Battleship' Role

A makeup-free Rihanna arrives at a hotel on Tuesday (May 1) in New York City.

Over the weekend, the 24-year-old entertainer hit Hawaii for a photo call with her Battleship co-stars, Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, and Brooklyn Decker.

“I’ll answer this, because it’s probably uncomfortable for them to say no, but I was the one that was intimidated,” Rihanna told MTV News about stepping into acting.

“You know, we have a mutual respect for each other’s industry,” she added. “I was walking into this as an amateur – a complete amateur. I didn’t know anything and I had a good team to learn from. I watched them, and especially Taylor, ’cause we did a lot of scenes together and he would always offer me advice.”

In case you missed it, check out Rihanna‘s hot “Where Have You Been” video!

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32 Responses to “Rihanna: I Felt 'Intimidated' by 'Battleship' Role”

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  1. 1
    Gossipgirl Says:

    She actually looks fresh and normal here. Her makeup makes her look really pale. Her real skin color is healthy and refreshing.

  2. 2
    Crisy21 Says:

    She Looks Like sh*t!!!

  3. 3
    Hell Says:

    She looks like a beggar!!

  4. 4
    PopCritic Says:

    wowww she is actually really pretty

  5. 5
    Cindy Says:

    She looks pretty but for some reason unknown i feel sorry for this young lady.

  6. 6
    Z Says:

    Oh look, she’s smiling!

  7. 7
    Strange Says:

    OMG !! She looks totally different here .I like her with the makeup better.

  8. 8
    jillyro Says:

    My gosh that forehead of hers is huge, like abornormally huge. Makes her look like a martian.

  9. 9
    jillyro Says:


  10. 10
    Z Says:

    @jillyro: You know I don’t like Rihanna either, but that doesn’t mean I make fun of her looks…

  11. 11
    boo! Says:

    That t-shirt is hilarious! What is “Channel?” Someone needs to get their money back pronto.

  12. 12
    Mary H. Says:

    I thought I was the only one who noticed that. It’s “Chanel” not “Channel”!

  13. 13
    rada Says:


    it’s meant to rhyme with flannel, a play on words, you know?

  14. 14
    jillyro Says:

    I stand by my extra-large forehead comment. She needs bangs.

  15. 15
    Daniel Says:

    LOL without makeup she looks so uglyyyyyyy

  16. 16
    silkisoul Says:

    Play on words!!!!! Stop trying to find something negative to say.

  17. 17
    silkisoul Says:

    What’s with the “she looks like ****” comment? Who’s **** look that good? LOL!!!!!!

  18. 18
    H. Says:

    Overexposed ho

  19. 19
    triumph Says:

    She looks like Solange in those pics

  20. 20
    Elle Says:

    I was gonna say the only thing good about her look is the shirt until I realized it’s a knock-off Chanel. Yes it’s supposed to say Chanel not channel. Yuck.

  21. 21
    PopCritic Says:

    @Daniel: lets see your face

  22. 22
    no no Says:

    Sorry but she and Beyonce hardly look georgeous sans makeup. I think they got the big head thinking they really look good w/o makeup lmao!!!

  23. 23
    bebe Says:

    I personally feel she doesn’t look her best/she’s still wearing foundation, yet despite her lack of a full face of makeup she doesn’t look fresh at all/rather tired, older.
    I never thought she was beautiful, I guess she’s cute…but her attitude stinks.
    It’s seems to be a trend online, as soon as people see celebs “without” makeup, they go on describing them as looking gorgeous/beautiful etc.
    “Gorgeous” is a strong word and in all honesty none of them look gorgeous, I wouldn’t describe many of them as looking like it even with makeup.

  24. 24
    boo! Says:

    @rada: I think you might be right because flanel is also misspelled. So maybe they spelled both words incorrectly intentionally?

  25. 25
    realpeople Says:

    she has a huge forehead and a big nose

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