RIHANNA Vacays and Bridesmaids (Videos) + Explains Long Wait on ‘R8’ in V Magazine Summer Issue

With anticipation of her album drop “R8” (by which we’ve gotten a couple of singles) this “James Joint” being the newest:

 

…Rihanna is pulling out all the stops and nothing is stopping her go.

The Bajan beauty’s newly released photos for…(yes yawn another magazine spread) has just been released where, looking hot, she covers V magazine’s summer issue sporting a platinum blonde wig, colorful makeup—and that’s about it.

 

With rumors and threats of the full album drop having cometh, withdrawn, reneged, taken away and gone hush; in the issue of the magazine, Rihanna finally opens up about the long wait and why:

I didn’t actually take time off. The past two years are the hardest I’ve ever worked. I’ve been working on two albums, an animated film, shooting for multiple magazines, designing for Puma and Stance [socks], a new line of fragrances, a summer tour, I launched my first annual Diamond Ball at the end of last year, and I’ve also been developing several projects to be revealed in the near future.

 

The pop princess forgot to mention, taking some time out to smell the flowers

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…and share the joy with those closest to her as, she was just in her assistant (Jennifer Rosale)’s wedding as her bridesmaid this 4/20—in Achilles and spirit for the festive occasion:

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…and too, this past weekend, enjoyed some time off spending it with Jenn and others on their Hawaii vacay away from it all. Check out their tropical girls getaway and fun!