Rihanna Sizzles During Beach Shoot as the New Face of Barbados (PHOTOS)

By: / August 10, 2012

Rihanna smoldered like the sun as she hit the beach for a photo shoot in Barbados.

Dressed in a billowing yellow dress, the “S&M” singer took on her new role as the Face Of Barbados; the 24-year-old has signed a three-year contract with the Barbados Tourist Authority to promote the island.

While in the area, Rihanna also sat down with Oprah Winfrey for a candid interview.

What did she have to say ?

On Oprah’s Next Chapter, Rihanna takes Winfrey on a tour of her home in Barbados and opens up about her childhood, dealing with fame and her controversial relationship with R&B singer Chris Brown.

“It was embarrassing. It was humiliating. I lost my best friend,” the 24-year-old told Winfrey about her very public breakup.

The episode airs Sunday, August 19 episode at 9 PM on OWN. Watch the full preview below.

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