Credit: Gemma Mary
Horrifyingly enough, Rihanna not only went back to her attacker, Chris Brown, but there were reports that she recorded a duet with him! Talk about ennabling! Well, those reports turned out to be misleading, but it’s all too sick to ignore anyway, so let’s just go with it: What do you think the name of the alleged duet should be? (Disclaimer: I’m hardly making fun of abuse here, I’m mocking the absurd condition of women who return to their oppressors and might even accompany them to the recording studio!)
Some obvious choices would be Sondheim‘s “Every Day a Little Death” or that Streisand/Donna Summer twosome, “Enough is Enough (No More Tears)”.
But there are even more vivid possiblities. How about a takeoff on “Aba Daba Honeymoon” called “Abu Ghraib-a Honeymoon”?
Or maybe a remake of that old Elton John/Kiki Dee classic, “Don’t Go Breaking My Arm”
Or perhaps “You Say Either, I Say Eye Sore”?
No, I can’t go on with this empty charade. Rihanna, girl–get away and sing solo again!