Rihanna Won't Let Her Makeup Artist Wear This

Breakups are never fun, especially when the memories prohibit you from wearing things that remind you of that person, or going places the two of you went together (like your favorite restaurant, ugh — don't kill my food game!), and it seems celebrities face the same problems. According to E!, Rihanna banned her makeup artist from wearing perfume that reminded her of an ex. The struggle is real.

While at Macy's in Brooklyn promoting the launch of her new RiRi perfume, the singer opened up about the power of scent and what it's meant in her life. "[Scent] is something that connects you to a specific time, a memory, a place, a person. There was even one point where my makeup artist was wearing a perfume I used to wear with an ex. And I was like, 'Don't. I know exactly what you're wearing. Don't wear that tomorrow because I don't want to think about that,'" Rihanna told E!. Guess that was a pretty potent perfume.

I have to say, I love her candid honesty, and given that the singer has had several not-so-secret (and secret) relationships over the past few years (see here and here), my mind is buzzing with which guy irked her enough to forgo her scent.

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So let's take a stroll down memory lane and venture some guesses as to which ex she's referencing, shall we?

Chris Brown

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No amount of time could wash away the memory (or scent) of his awfulness.


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Unlikely because their split was pretty amicable, but, you know, for argument's sake.

Leonardo DiCaprio

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This relationship *maybe* happened, and given that Leo's gone through his fair share of ladies, I wouldn't put it past him to break her heart, too.

Matt Kemp

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Maybe four years isn't enough time to desensitize yourself to scents?

Shia LaBeouf

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Did you forget this happened? Because it totally did. I wonder what her perfume phase was during this fling. Something edgy, but unforgettable, perhaps!

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