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Rihanna Finally Publicly Addresses Chris Brown Incident

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The promotion for Rihanna's "Rated R" album, due outNovember 23, has just moved into overdrive.

ABC's Diane Sawyer has interviewed Rihanna about heraltercation with former boyfriend Chris Brown and growing up in Barbados. It is the first timeRihanna has spoken publicly about the February 8 assault that resulted in the "Run It" singer being sentenced to fiveyears of probation.

The interviewwill air on "Good Morning America" on Thursday, November 5 and Friday, November6 at 7 a.m. ET. "20/20" will rebroadcast it on Friday, November 6 at 10 p.m. ET.

Chris conducted his first post-incident interview with LarryKing in September.

Rihanna's anticipated sit down with Sawyer will undoubtedlyincrease interest in her new music. On Tuesday, Rihanna's "Rated R" album andits first single, "Russian Roulette," go on sale at iTunes Music Store. TheiTunes version of the record will include bonus features, special director'scuts of her videos for "Russian Roulette" and "Wait Your Turn."

Those who pre-order "Rated R" will instantly receive"Russian Roulette."

Also on Tuesday, the video for "Wait Your Turn" premieres onRihanna's website, RihannaNow.com.

The video for "Russian Roulette" will debut next Friday, November13 on "20/20."

Below is the "Rated R" track listing:

"Mad House"
"Wait Your Turn"
"Hard" feturing Jeezy
"Stupid In Love"
"ROCKSTAR 101" featuring Slash
"Russian Roulette"
"Fire Bomb"
"Rude Boy"
"Photographs" featuring will.i.am
"G4L"
"Te Amo"
"Cold Case Love"
"The Last Song"

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