She's been secretly meeting her violent ex - and her fans aren't happy

Superstar Rihanna has risked the wrath of her fans by secretly seeing the man who beat her up and broke her heart.

The singer’s even used Twitter to stand up for ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, 22, who split her lip and left her battered and bruised after a vicious attack in February 2009.

The restraining order she’d taken out was lifted in February in time for the Grammys and our sources say Ri-Ri, 23, has met up with Chris twice since then.

Ri-Ri‘s always loved Chris – that never changed,’ reveals a source. They’ve texted and Skyped each other a lot recently and met up at a mutual friend’s house in Los Angeles after the restraining order expired.’

Sources close to the couple tell Now they want to give things another shot.

Ri-Ri wants to be with Chris but is worried about her career and fans,’ says our insider.

‘She’s trying to find a way to take him back publicly without letting down her supporters, her management and her friends or setting a bad example.

‘Chris has said he’ll be as patient as she needs him to be but after being slammed on Twitter for just following him, she’s begun to worry that they may never get to be together in public.’

Read the full story about Rihanna and Chris Brown in Now magazine dated
30 May 2011 – out now!

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