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Rihanna’s dad cut out of her life ‘over nothing’

Updated: 2009-12-01 10:52

Rihanna’s dad cut out of her life ‘over nothing’

Singer Rihanna blows a kiss at an outdoor concert in New York's Times Square during an appearance on ABC's Good Morning America, November 24, 2009. [Agencies]

Though they can’t even agree on the point of which one of them isn’t speaking to the other, Rihanna and her father, Ronald Fenty, both spoke to the press about their most recent estrangement,according to msnbc report.

According to the “Disturbia” singer, she hasn’t been in touch with her father for a year and a half, and it’s strictly “by his choice,” but Fenty insists it’s the other way around.

“(Rihanna) is going around saying I don’t want to be in touch with her,” Fenty said interview published in The Mirror. “I leave messages for her but I never hear back. I want nothing more in this world than to see my daughter again and to be part of her life. … What makes it all the more sad is our argument was over nothing.”

Well, not quite nothing. Looking back, Fenty realized his own bad behavior was behind the argument.

“I had been on her tour for four weeks and things were fantastic,” Fenty recalled. “But in Chicago I got drunk before a gig — I acted like a jerk. I remember Robyn being really upset and saying‚ ‘Dad, you are going home.’ One of her assistants put me on a plane back to Barbados. I have not seen or heard from Robyn since.”