Karrueche Covers Rolling Out, Talks Chris Brown & Rihanna
By: Amanda Anderson-Niles
Another day, another Karrueche Tran interview. Karrueche Tran is in heavy promotion mode to get Chris Brown’s unisex fashion line “The Kill” in the forefront of the urban fashion world, and since he’s made her the Creative Director of the line, she’s opening up a little bit more about her personal life, in hopes that the more exposure she gets, the better off the line will do. Karrueche’s very first interview was with Vibe Magazine, and in the interview, she confirmed what most already knew, and that was that her romantic life with Chris Brown has been nothing more than an emotional roller coaster. Although Karrueche did get some perks enduring the ride, the negatives from the situation are pretty obvious.
In her first radio interview with Atlanta radio station 94.5, Karrueche confirmed that she did have to learn how to cope from the constant hate and online bullying from Rihanna’s fans, but she also proved that she’s gotten to a point where things aren’t necessarily getting how down these days.
Karrueche’s cover on Rolling Out Magazine is her very first magazine cover, and she did confirm that there may be more to come now that she has been signed to a commercial modeling agency in New York.
In addition to the sexy spread, she also talked a little about Chris Brown, Rihanna, and of course The Kill.
Here are a few highlights from the interview.
Karrueche recalls the moment she realized that her life had changed due to her relationship with Chris Brown:
“I first realized there was a change [when] more people would talk about me in blogs and such.And the paparazzi would take pictures and follow me when I wasn’t around Chris [Brown]. I was like ‘Chris is not here, why are you following me?’ But I was constantly seeing myself on blogs and websites. It was kind of weird.”
Karrueche also reveals what made the situation with Chris and Rihanna so hard:
“It was very hard. I try my best to just ignore the negativity. Which is hard for me because it’s a lot to deal with. But I try to keep a positive mind and stay strong and not put energy into it.
“The most challenging part about the attention was the negativity and the misconception from some people. People only see you in blogs and they think they know everything about your life. There are things that go public and everything that comes out is not the truth.”
Karrueche claims she feels like she has learned a lot from the situation, especially since it was so dysfunctional. She says all she really wants is happiness in her life and she’s just decided to grow from the situation.
She also wanted to make it clear that The Kill is not a fashion line that was created to copy another brand. We’re assuming she’s referring to the situation that involves fashion line The Kill Brand threatening to sue because they feel like their company name and style has been stolen by Chris’ line. However, still, no legal paperwork has been filed from the company, which makes many think they are just using the situation with Karrueche to sell more merchandise.
On the line, Karrueche says:
“I think the name itself will stand out. Once people see the collection, they will understand our vision. It’s a unisex line and it’s only black and white. We aren’t copying any other lines or brands. We are just combining our thoughts and creativity and putting it all into this line.”
Here are a couple of shots from the issue: