Rihanna: "I Want To Be Just Like My Battleship Character Raikes When I Grow Up" – Audio

11 April 2012, 11:47 | Updated: 11 April 2012, 11:53

The 'We Found Love' singer tells Capital FM about her admiration for her role in the new blockbuster film.

Rihanna has confessed that she wants to be just like her Battleship character Raikes when she "grows up".

The 'Talk That Talk' star told Capital FM that she loved how "professional" and "focused" her character was and enjoyed portraying her in the new blockbuster movie.

She said: "She's badass. I want to be just like Raikes when I grow up. She's tough and she's one of the boys. She's so good at what she does professionally, she's very focused and she can hang with the guys – just as tough."

The Bajan star is making her big screen debut in the Liam Neeson starring film, which is released in UK cinemas today (11th April), and also told Capital she was feeling "excited" for people to see the flick.

You can listen to Rihanna speaking to Capital FM showbiz reporter Kevin Hughes about her role in Battleship below:

Rihanna talks about her character Raikes in Battleship