Rihanna shows off new long hair AND goes out without Chris Brown, good work

Rihanna has treated to a double whammy of very good news. Firstly, she's rocking a seriously sexy new hair do. Secondly, she's gone out without Chris Brown. We don't know which of these we love most.

RihannaRihanna showed off her amazing new hair. Copyright [Splash]

Rihanna was snapped at a New York nightclub looking seriously amazing. We are LOVING the longer hair - it takes us back to the good old days of SOS. Rihanna looked even better for the fact that she was out with a female friend and not Chris Brown which makes a very welcome change.

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Rihanna looked gorgeous in a loose fitting black and white dress with a low cut V neckline.

She teamed the dress with black heels and a slick of bright red lipstick.

Rihanna has spent most of her time recently smoking suspicious looking cigarettes with Chris Brown.

RihannaRihanna was out and about with a friend rather than Chris Brown. Copyright [Splash]However, she seems to be getting rather annoyed with all the negativity surrounding their relationship.

She recently tweeted a photo of the words: "I don't really give a f**k." We suppose that told us.

RihannaRihanna's been rocking a short pixie hair cut recently - so her long locks are quite a change. Copyright [Rex]She also lashed out at a fan who criticised a recent Rihanna Twitpic showing cannabis.

After the fan compared her with Whitney Houston, Rihanna went mental saying: "Yea cuz Whitney overdosed on a joint! F*** outta here u weak b****!”

Gawd, remind us never to cross Ri Ri. We think we'll just go back to admiring her new hair.

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