Thanks to the wily journalistic cunning of Diane Sawyer, ABC was able to prevail over the likes of Katie Couric and Meredith Vieira to score the exclusive first interview with Rihanna. And now, as you might expect, they're doing their best to stretch the story out for as long as possible. Yesterday, we got the first taste of Sawyer's interview on Good Morning America, the main takeaway of which was Rihanna's plea for other victims of domestic abuse to "Eff love." And this morning, ABC released another teaser for tonight's big Rihanna 20/20 special, one in which she begins to describe some of the events of that tragic evening. She admits that she became upset with Brown when he received a booty text from a third party and, when she refused to drop the subject, he turned violent. "He had no soul in his eyes," she tells Diane Sawyer. "Just blank ... He was clearly blacked out. There was no person when I looked at him."
Trending Video on Vulture
Most Watched on Vulture
Most Viewed Stories
Will & Grace, and Jack & Karen, Are Back With a New Scene About the 2016 Election
Every Current Suspect for ‘A’ on Pretty Little Liars, Ranked by Plausibility
Glenn Frey Bronze Statue Is Taking It Easy, Standing on the Corner in Winslow, Arizona
The Big Bang Theory Recap: Miniature Concerns
Leslie Jones Live-Tweeted the Presidential Debate: ‘It’s Like a Nightmare!!’
Let Seth Meyers Give You the Play-by-Play of the First 2016 Presidential Debate
Porn! Murder! James Franco! Watch the Exclusive King Cobra Trailer
Vulture Asks: Which TV Couple Do You Anti-Ship?
The Fight Over Prince’s Estate Continues to Be a Purple-Tinged Nightmare
How Narcos Filmed Pablo Escobar’s Death
Latest News from VultureSolange Knowles Announces Release Date For New Album A Seat at the Table
The tracks feature Lil Wayne, The Dream, Q-Tip, Kelly Rowland, and more.You Can Get Some Satisfaction Watching the Trailer for the Rolling Stones’ Havana Moon
Forget shelter, gimme this trailer.We Asked Grace Helbig, Hannah Hart, and Mamrie Hart About the Secret to Writing Accurate Female Roles for Dirty 30
The YouTube stars told us about their relatable characters in the new film Dirty 30.Danny Brown’s New Album Atrocity Exhibition Is Streaming Three Days Early
Really doe.8 Best New Songs of the Week
All the bands you loved ten years ago are back! And so is Scarlett Johansson.Malick Siren! Reclusive Director to Make Rare Public Appearance Next Month
He's hosting a screening of Roberto Rossellini's Journey to Italy.The Strain Will End After One More Season of Deeply Disturbing Posters for The Strain
The final season will air in summer 2017.Viola Davis Will Level Up From Stealing Scenes to Stealing Things in a Steve McQueen Heist Movie
Based on the 1983 TV mini-series.Olivier Assayas Correctly Calls Kristen Stewart the ‘Best Actress of Her Generation’
Stewart starred in Assayas's Clouds of Sils Maria and Personal Shopper.Vulture Asks: Which TV Couple Do You Anti-Ship?
From Stranger Things to Scooby-Doo.
"Diane, never drink coffee that has been anywhere near a fish."Is This the Best Fall TV Season in Recent Memory?
All signs point to yes, for reasons that involve quality, but other factors, too.Mac Miller Visits Our Office to Discuss The Divine Feminine and What He Learned From Pharrell
"Me, I like to build a planet. Every project is its own planet."Allison Janney Transforms Herself Into a Clown for a Music Video, Might Just Save the Concept of Clowns Yet
The only good clown we have.The Best TV Couple of the Past 30 Years, Round One: Homer and Marge vs. Don and Betty
The Drapers and the Simpsons aren’t as wholly unalike as you might first imagine.Jeffrey Tambor Told Us What Garry Shandling Taught Him About Comedy
The passing of the comedy torch.Justin Timberlake’s Netflix Concert Film Gets Its First Dance-tastic Trailer
Say yeeeaaaahhhh!The Fight Over Prince’s Estate Continues to Be a Purple-Tinged Nightmare
It's more convoluted than ever, so let's break down the players and stakes.Bob Dylan Is Releasing a 36-Disc Set of 1966 Live Albums to Go Immediately on Your Christmas List
An early present: a rare recording of "Tell Me, Momma."Patton Oswalt Discusses Losing His Wife Michelle McNamara: ‘My ’80s Sitcom Sucks. There’s No Punch Lines.’
"I was a different, better person having met her."