Rihanna Says "People Had Every Right To Be Concerned" Over Chris Brown Collaboration

9 July 2012, 11:48 | Updated: 9 July 2012, 11:52

The 'You Da One' star admits she didn't expect the level of response cause from her 'Birthday Cake' remix.

Rihanna has confessed that people had "every right" to show concern when she released her 'Birthday Cake' remix with Chris Brown.

The 'We Found Love' singer shocked the world when she unveiled the track on her 24th birthday earlier this year and told Harper's Bazaar that although she expected some controversy she didn't realise it would be on the scale it turned out to be.

"The fans could have said, 'We don’t want anything to do with it,'" she admitted. "I understood that people had every right to be concerned about it. But I didn't see it that way because I'm in a different place."

The singer also lent her on vocals to a remix of the R&B star's Vodafone Big Top 40 number one 'Turn Up The Music'.

Rumours of a reconciliation between the pair have been rife all year, and the duets caused these rumours to escalate further.

The Bajan star recently hit out during an interview with Esquire magazine where she said a lot of people jumped to an assumption calling the reports "stupid".

You can view a picture of Rihanna and Chris Brown performing on stage together below:

Meanwhile, the star recently flew back home to be close to her family after the death of her grandma Dolly during filming for a new fashion series in the UK.

The star made her return to the stage after a cancelled show in Madrid at London's Hyde Park last night (8th July).