With Rihanna on the cover of Rolling Stone – Dr Hook’s hit tune now dedicated to Barbados?

“…But the thrill we’ve never known
Is the thrill that’ll get you when you get your picture
On the cover of the Rolling Stone

[As performed by Dr. Hook and the Medicine Show. Buck Owens did the country version, “On the Cover of the Music City News“, a year later.]

"Rumour has it, ABC TV in USA plans to bring the former lovers together for a joint interview with 'Godd Morning America' host Robin Roberts."

Rihanna has pretty much achieved a hat-trick for magazine photo shoots; she’s appeared on the cover of GQ; appeared on the cover of Italian & American editions of Vogue; and now she has made it on Dr Hook’s shrine – the cover of Rolling Stone

Barbados Free Press (BTW with DLP’s term soon due for new Elections here, I think it’s fair to say do NOT expect them to EVER revoke the status conveyed by St David, even if they got re-elected by some weird miracle) has slammed the Bajan party girl for revealing desires of spanking and how she appears on the Rolling Stone cover but really, this is TAME compared to how she was on the Italian Vogue edition and on the cover of GQ! My concern is more on the lines of – if her desire to be dominated during sex came about from her fiasco with Chris Brown? I feel she should be a member of the SAVE Foundation as a matter of course… A major spokesperson, as a matter of fact!

This “Glasnost” for sexual mores is not particular to Ri-Ri, the latest edition of the Newlywed Game is totally out there with questions of whether wives enjoy “licking his love-rod” or if she “lets him in through the back-door” so when Ms Robyn Fenty blurts;-

When you’re not with the person you want to be intimate with, a picture is the next best thing. Well, Skype is safer. But a picture lasts a long time. When you’re alone, and those horny moments come up, pictures can be very handy.”

Is Rihanna’s private jacking off really as bad as US television Network ABC’s warped desire for the Westbury Road singer to perform in a reunion with ChrisSmash Window Brown?

Sources at the network tell E! Online that producers want tomilk this event for everything its worth.” Asked if Chris and Rihanna’s reunion would be made a reality show, a top-level ABC insider says, “No, that would never happen here. What’s far more likely is orchestrating Chris Brown talking to Rihanna for the first time.”

Robin (Roberts), who offended Chris with her questions about his 2009 assault of Rihanna, reportedly will interview the former couple if such gig ever takes place. On why Robin (Roberts) is the chosen one, the source claims to the site,It’s all about the ratings. At all other costs.”

However, Rihanna is of a different view, it seems if she never sees Brown again, that may be too soon?

It doesn’t mean we’re gonna make up, or even talk again. It just means I didn’t want to object to the judge,” she says.We don’t have to talk again ever in my life. I just didn’t want to make it more difficult for him professionally. What he did to me was a personal thing. It had nothing to do with his career. Saying he has to be a hundred feet away from me, he can’t perform at awards shows, that definitely made it difficult for him. That was the only thing it was going to change, so I didn’t care.”

And while Rihanna seems to be making great strides when it comes to putting that painful part of her past behind her, that definitely wasn’t the case immediately following Brown’s assault on her two years ago.

I think regardless of her diplomatic status, she owes it to herself to do a series of Public Service Announcements against Domestic Violence for the SAVE Foundation – even if only to finally exorcise any personal demons which may still haunt her about that February 2009 night.

Brown needs to realise he has been given a very gracious reprieve, and should treasure it accordingly – if he should contravene that moment of mercy once more, then as Malcolm X said;-

Be peaceful, be courteous, obey the law, respect everyone; but if someone puts his hand on you, send him to the cemetery.”

This is not advocating violence, Rihanna has the right to self-defence, the Barbadian entertainer should take a leaf from “Enough” and learn the Israeli art of Krav Maga.

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