But that would be empty for me; that to me is a hollow move.

I would wake up the next day feeling like s--t," she shared.

Maybe I’m the person who’s almost the guardian angel to this person, to be there when they’re not strong enough, when they’re not understanding the world, when they just need someone to encourage them in a positive way and say the right thing." PHOTOS: Stars who've survived abuse In fact, the "Four Five Seconds" songstress, 27, thought she could change him. "Sometimes you just have to walk away." Despite their complex past, Rihanna told However, she wishes the subject of Brown and his domestic abuse would be left behind.

But you know, you realize after a while that in that situation you’re the enemy.

is claiming that Chris allegedly texted Rihanna after hearing about her and Drake’s breakup, joking in the message that “she could lay on his chest if she needed a rock for support” as she handles her latest split.

The source then alleged that Rihanna replied to her exes’ message of support with one word, simply writing back to Brown, “lol.” Neither Rihanna nor Chris have confirmed the supposed interaction, though the insider went on to claim that the twosome’s quick text conversation left Brown believing that a reconciliation could potentially be on the cards himself and Rihanna, who he split with back in 2013 after a rocky on/off romance that included Chris being arrested for domestic violence in 2009.

in its November 2015 cover story about her past with Chris Brown, and why she got back together with the singer after he brutally assaulted her back in 2009. "That girl who felt that as much pain as this relationship is, maybe some people are built stronger than others. You want the best for them, but if you remind them of their failures, or if you remind them of bad moments in their life, or even if you say I’m willing to put up with something, they think less of you — because they know you don’t deserve what they’re going to give." The two even collaborated together on multiple tracks, including "Put It Up." Meanwhile, Rihanna was aware of the public's reaction to their brief reunion from late 2012 to the summer of 2013 — and the state of her heart.

Maybe I’m one of those people built to handle s--t like this. "If you put up with it, maybe you are agreeing that you [deserve] this, and that’s when I finally had to say, ‘Uh-oh, I was stupid thinking I was built for this,'" she dished.Is she having a fun fling with Drake while they make beautiful music? Whichever it is, this is still a noticeable step up from 2014, when Drake and Brown ended up in a brutal brawl that reportedly started over Rihanna.is a massive hit, and part of Rihanna's success is due to her raw and intense lyrics.Chris Brown has allegedly been offering former girlfriend Rihanna “support” in the wake of her recent breakup with Drake.After Rihanna and Drake officially called it quits earlier this month, Brown has reportedly been in contact with Rihanna via text to offer her his “support” now that she’s single again."It's not a subject to sweep under the rug, so I can't just dismiss it like it wasn't anything, or I don't take it seriously," she reflected. You would not even believe it," she joked of the constant rumors surrounding her love life.