Rihanna has addressed recent rumors of a possible romance between her and Ashton Kutcher, saying she is "happy" and "single."
The website TMZ had on March 21 posted photos of a vehicle stopped by what was described as the "Two and a Half Men" actor's "swanky L.A. house." The outlet said Rihanna was inside the SUV and that she didn't leave the home until "roughly 4 a.m." The post was later removed. Kutcher, who split from wife Demi Moore last year, has not commented.
A reporter for the UK TV station ITN asked Rihanna at a recent press conference: "Things are clearly going brilliantly in your career. I just wondered if you are as happy in your private life and will we be seeing a certain Mr. Ashton Kutcher perhaps making a trip over here?"
"How disappointing was that question?" Rihanna replied, as seen in a video posted on Metro UK's website on Wednesday, March 28. "I'm happy and I'm single, if that's what you're really asking."
The press conference was aimed at promoting the movie "Battleship," which marks Rihanna's movie debut. The film also stars Liam Neeson, Alexander Skarsgard, Brooklyn Decker and Taylor Kitsch. The film is based on the classic game by Hasbro. Rihanna plays Raikes, a weapons specialist in the sci-fi thriller, which is set for release on May 18. Rihanna previously dated fellow R&B star Chris Brown. Hepleaded guilty to attacking Rihanna in February 2009 and was ordered to complete domestic violence courses and was put on probation.
The two appear to have put the incident behind them, as they collaborated on two records recently. Rihanna said on Ryan Seacrest's his KIIS-FM radio show: "One for my fans. One for his fans, and that way our fans can come together," Rihanna said. "There shouldn't be a divide. You know? It's music, and it's innocent."
Watch Rihanna talked about her love life at the UK press conference for "Battleship" and a trailer for the movie below.