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Rihanna Releases New ‘777’ Documentary Trailer / Critics Rip Show To Shreds

Published: Saturday 4th May 2013 by Sam

As anyone who’s been to a Rihanna show (that wasn’t cancelled) will agree, performing isn’t where her “wow” factor lies. Indeed, even her staunchest supporters will be the first to confirm that it’s her catalogue of hits that make her, for better or worse.

Therefore, it’s little surprise that her new ‘777’ tour documentary has been unceremoniously slammed by critics.

Set to air on Fox on May 6th, the fly on the wall special chronicles the 25-year-old’s 7 shows, in 7 cities, over 7 nights promo push for her hit album ‘Unapologetic’. The ‘Diamonds’ led set, which is her 7th LP, became her first chart-topping project in the US upon release last November.

And while the album’s success may relay a triumphant narrative, its accompanying docu-movie reportedly boasts little in replay value. Not a good look when the full 77 minute version of the hour-long special will be released on DVD a day later (May 7th).

Peep its new trailer and critic comments below…

It would appear the trailer’s editors did a stellar job with the teaser, as these are just a few of what media outlets had to say about the show:

Entertainment Weekly (Rating: D+)

Last November, Rihanna invited dozens of journalists on her 777 Tour, consisting of seven concerts in seven countries in seven days, via a 777 aircraft. Headlines during the extravaganza deemed the trip a ‘fiasco,’ with press complaining that Rihanna was unavailable and they were tired (boo-hoo!). Not shockingly, this one hour special about the whole shebang is even less interesting than those grumpy on-the-scenes reports. Bless that extremely cute, streaking Australian near the end, or there’s be no reason to turn in.

Digital Spy (Rating: 2 Stars)

In the absence of any drama, newsworthy moments or interview time with the singer (“give us a quote” they all chant), the only highlights were an Australian DJ streaking on the plane and a performance from Rihanna in each country; though even these eventually grow tiresome. 

“I can’t please everyone… as long as my fans are happy that’s all I f**king care about,” Rihanna concedes at stop number five in Berlin, looking fed up, exhausted and desperate to free herself of her unwanted guests so she can get on with her day job”

MTV UK:

In fact there’s not a lot of “the real” Rihanna in the documentary at all. Apart from a short intro at the start of the journey and a thank you once it’s finished, it doesn’t seem like her passengers got to spend much time up close and personal with the Diamonds singer… certainly not half as much RiRi time as they would have hoped.

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Ouch.

Given how “majah” her movement is at the moment, one would expect she’d be able to generate positive press with the cut of  the right cheque. However, it’s clear that the media won’t be manipulated this go round. No putting a pretty bow on her usual BS this go round.

Perhaps it’s time to stop ‘pouring it up’ in the club, tailoring her life to the tabloids, and outrightly refusing to realize her potential. Because it appears her era of “automated” success is nearing its end.

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  1. Forgive meh May 4, 2013

    Funny that, When Beyonce’s shows on tv and concerts have horrible reviews, it’s NEVER exposed on this site, but when it’s Riri……..

    • Sam May 4, 2013

      Cause were very biased on this site

      • BitchyBey May 4, 2013

        FLOPPITY!

    • ERIN May 4, 2013

      THAT’S BECAUSE BEYONCE’S CONCERTS NEVER GET HORRIBLE REVIEWS!

      UNLIKE R****, BEYONCE IS AN ACTUAL TRAINED PERFORMER AND VOCALIST. SHE IS A TOP NOTCH ENTERTAINER. DEAL!

      • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

        that copycat lying media-manipulator b**** lipsyncs and her choreograhies are not that hard to do …….

      • ERIN May 4, 2013

        @ POP S***

        LMAOOO! YOU STAN FOR COPYCAT RIHGOAT! R**** LIPSYNCS NON STOP!
        BEYONCE’S CHOREOGRAPHY IS SURE A LOT BETTER THAN RIHOES P**** PATS…BUT THEN AGAIN ANYTHING IS BETTER THAN R**** AND HER LACK OF SHOWMANSHIP ON STAGE! DEALLLL!

      • Bow Down Bishes! May 5, 2013

        THIS. Thank you! I’m like “Really, Beyonce gets bad reviews…? When has she ever…?”

    • danny b May 4, 2013

      where the f****** receipts that show all of the critics giving Beyonce’s specials and concert specials bad reviews?? *waits*…

      even though there are none, but Ill still wait.

      • COCKINESS May 4, 2013

        Another thing did anyone see the BILLBOARD article confronting BEYONCE on her countless copying and stealing LOL its a good read

      • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

        @c*** NAWL F*** THAT S*** JUST ANSWER THE GOT DAMN QUESTION B****!!!!!!!

      • ENOUGH ONIKA (KMART QUEEN) May 4, 2013

        @C*** and don’t leave out the fact that was an OPINION article…

      • COCKINESS May 4, 2013

        You dumb f****** c****, so what do you call these reviews? not opinions???

        and the billboard article spoke NO lies

    • Forgive meh May 4, 2013

      Her concerts get bad reviews cuz she’s lazy as hell. LOOK IT UP. Her show on lifetime or i don’t know what channel was BASHED BY ALL MEDIAS !!! ARE YOU F****** SERIOUS ? YOU ONLY READ the 3 or 4 good reviews ? That’s what i call being blinded by the love of their favorite stupid b**** on t.v

    • Bruh May 20, 2013

      Which of Beyonce’s shows/concerts have gotten horrible reviews??? You’re obviously thinking of Rihanna. Its OK, people make mistakes…

  2. Sam May 4, 2013

    Time for the Stan war of the day 😉

    Drag this b**** @TheHive

  3. KING RIH May 4, 2013

    So they MAD because it wasnt personal enough?????

    Who the f*** cares? the beyhive of course.

    theyll be here in 3…2….

  4. JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

    Awww.

    This site is just so cute.

    So, @TGJ, will it be okay if I, or any of the Navy, bring forth the ‘negative’ reviews that surrounded Beyonce’s ‘Life is but a Dream’ documentary?

    Also, how nice was it of you @Samantha to just highlight the ‘bad reviews’ that those critics gave this tour, yet somehow forget to include the ‘good’?

    HAVE I STRUCK A NERVE?

    …Probably not. This is another ‘money-making’ day in the life if this site – create more conflicts and stan wars!!!

    Oh, if only we all could see past the B*******!!!

    >>>>>>>

    • JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

      PREACH @JARED.

      U BETTA F****** PREACH!!!

      This s*** is just SO DAMN TIRED.

      • JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

        Thank you…

        But…

        Why are you using my “SCREEN NAME”?

        I don’t see the purpose of that. Are you a troll?

      • JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

        You mean you’re using my screen name! F****** troll!

      • JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

        GTFOH!!!

        Use my screen name at your own accord, I could care less.

        Oh, by the way, when you can get/find the same avatar that I have – WE CAN TALK.

      • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

        Chile don’t nobody won’t that dead as Avatar! *Rolls Eyes

      • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

        B**** Y U USING MY NAME!

    • Ballsy May 4, 2013

      Preach Jared Preach !

  5. HOWYOULIKEIT May 4, 2013

    Well, this isn’t a surprise. She has hits but no talent

    • VisionOfMimi May 4, 2013

      And no class.

    • Likica May 4, 2013

      @VISIONOFMIMI

      I do really like Mariah and respect her, but don’t come for Rihanna like that when your fav is not much better… Lets ask Eminem, he knows both very well 😉

  6. Likica May 4, 2013

    I knew that they couldn’t resist without making a shady post after the winning one. You need help as soon as possible, your obsession is so sick.

  7. BeyLikeMe May 4, 2013

    Flop city b**** flop flop city b****.

  8. My Forehead Tho May 4, 2013

    Yet the critics still over scored her though.

    #ThatReign

  9. H20 May 4, 2013

    I LOVE RIHANNA.

    I ONLY HATE ON HER BECAUSE I’M SAD THAT BEYONCE FLOPPED LAST ERA.

    THE TRUTH IS…

    I LOVE RIHANNA.

  10. H20 May 4, 2013

    QUEEN RIHANNA >>>>>>>>>>>>>>> MY S*** >>>>>>>>>> BEYONCE.

    I’m the real H20 B******.

    • Teah May 5, 2013

      BEYONCE’S WEAVE, NICKI MINAJ’S ASS , RIHANNA GETTING HER ASS WHOOPED BY CHRIS BROWN>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>RIHANNA LIVE.

  11. H20 May 4, 2013

    QUEEN RIHANNA >>>>>>>> MADONNA’S C******* >>>>>>>>> DEATH >>>>>>>>> BEYONCE

  12. H20 May 4, 2013

    IGNORE THAT FAKE H20 THAT COMES HERE…

    HE STOLE MY USER NAME.

    IM THE REAL H20.

    THE SLUMS OF SOUTH INDIA >>>>>>>>>> BEYONCE.

  13. Lana Del Slay May 4, 2013

    Ooop too f****** bad.

  14. POP ROYALTY May 4, 2013

    AND I’M THE REAL @POP ROYALTY.

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

    • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

      🙄

  15. HerNameIsSasha May 4, 2013

    Ha ha ha ha ha.

  16. POP ROYALTY May 4, 2013

    AND I’M THE REAL @JARED (WHITE DUDE)

    F*** THAT FAKE ASS JARED.

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAAHAHAHAHHAHHAHHAHAH.

    • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

      🙄

      the struggle is real in this blog 🙄

      • BeyBeyKing May 4, 2013

        And its even realer in your faves v*****.

    • JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

      No, I’m the real @JARED (WHITE DUDE). I’m that nasty b****, gtfoh w****!

  17. BeyBeyKing May 4, 2013

    I’m crying.

    • RIHKING May 4, 2013

      Because everything my fave does tops whatever yours does? I’d be tearin up to boo

      • BeyBeyKing May 4, 2013

        Don’t get me f***** up sweetheart, I’m crying because Rihanna’s p**** smells like onions.

    • RIHKING ( god father ) May 4, 2013

      doubt that, but What are you doing near her p****?

  18. Sherri May 4, 2013

    I think I am going to search This blog to find every post about Rihanna and do my own documentary, called ” thosegrapenuts” and their jealous obsession with Rihanna”, you guys are out of freaking control! Sam, what is really the issue with you and your underlying infatuation with Rihanna, and then you’re bipolar with it, one minute it’s utter hate and the next you’re in love with her. You are a confused little girl!

  19. H20 May 4, 2013

    WHERE’S. That FAKE ASS H20 THAT COMES HERE.

    I WILL DRAGGGGGGGGGG YOU H**!!!

    WHY U STEALING MY USER NAME?

    AND POP ROYALTY & JARED.

    YOU ALL ARE FAKE.

    DIARRHEA >>>>>>>> BEYONCE

  20. lover Bey May 4, 2013

    I mean these documentary got bad reviews because it isn’t that good. Life Is But A Dream got bad reviews to ,but not as harsh as these. Overall,I think LIBAD is better than this one Tbh. This one just seems rushed,the performances weren’t that great,so I guess she will just show us her acting crazy on a plane.

  21. Miguel May 4, 2013

    This blog keeps getting trashier every day

    With all the hate & jealously

    It’s on the level of tabloids like the Star or Daily Mail

    But I guess it must be working for ya, cause if we look at those publications and websites like TMZ, being sensationalist & hateful scum really brings in a lot of money and attention

    • HOTSTUFF May 4, 2013

      but TMZ actually has accurate news …we can’t say the same for that grape s***…

      • VisionOfMimi May 4, 2013

        No b****, this is when I have to step in. Grape Juice can be messy but they never lie.

      • JanetXone May 4, 2013

        Even I have to admit that’s wrong because I’ve been coming here for five years. TGJ are biased but they have never lied about anything I can think of.

      • VisionOfMimi May 4, 2013

        @Likicka
        I hate when they defend Nicki over Mariah but that’s their opinion, it doesn’t mean they lie. If they lied i wouldn’t come here everyday.

    • Likica May 4, 2013

      @VISIONOFMIMI
      Then you should be really happy when they drag your fav and praise Nicki Minaj xD

      • MIGUEL May 4, 2013

        Shut up you dumb b****

    • MsAdkins May 4, 2013

      The worst thing about this site is that they actually don’t lie, everything they say is true but it’s the way they do it that makes some people side eye them. I like it though, Sam is a good writer and they’re the only blog that us all the stan girls in one place.

    • RICHANDBLACK11 May 4, 2013

      NO ma’am baby they always keep the t’s boo..Sam is one shady queen but she don’t lie.

  22. quetta May 4, 2013

    Wow..I lovehow everyone seriously hops on this chicks bandwagon. Didn’t even watch the trailer. I won’t be watching when it premiers anyway.

    • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

      b**** you are as honest as your fav , you already commented on this post , probably you will be pop-corn ready on the couch watching it as your fav’s camel.

  23. H20 May 4, 2013

    Where IS THAT DIRTY FAKE H20 @???

    IM FINNA DRAG THAT H**!!!

    AND WHERE IS THAT FAKE ASS JARED @?

    ALL A YA’LL ARE FAKE!!! The real ones are FINNA take OVAAAAAAAAAAA.

    BWAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHA

  24. H20 May 4, 2013

    FAKE ASS COMMENTERS!!!!!!!!!!

    BWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAH

    THEAE FAKE ASSHOES!!!

    IMBTHE REAL H20 N****…

    • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

      you know water is “H2O” right , like 2 hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom , right , not a f*****’ zero instead of the oxygen atom , ha ? 🙄

      you uneducated fake b****** never cease to entertain me.

      and you are not the real one you h** , the real one is not that basic of a h** to type in caps ………. 🙄

  25. christinastheerealtalent May 4, 2013

    Why do we need a damn Rihanna documentary? Is it because Beyoncé released one and now Rihanna feels like she needs one too? Why is it every time Ciara releases a new song, here comes Rihanna mocking it and reminding the world about her string of #1 songs? Why is it that every time another female one-ups Rihanna, here she comes perpetuating her own controversy just so she can keep the attention on her.

    • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

      ,said a beyonce fan. #CLASSIC

  26. MariahIsMusic1 May 4, 2013

    Rihanna is Basic. She’s not talented and irritating the media is catching up. Go back to the slums of barbados! In other news MARIAH CAREY is coming for every wig! The legend is back

  27. H20 May 4, 2013

    WHERE IS THAT FAKE F****** H20 @????

    COME ON B****!!!!

    IM TRIED OF THSE FAKE HIES USING MY USERNAME…

    AND JARED/POP ROYALTY/SUICIDE/TRUTH!!!

    • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

      B**** here I go, Here I go h**! *Put’s on sneakers, apply baby oil, I’m ready!

      • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

        R u sum joke or sumn…y u using everyones name uh b****?

    • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

      @h20 Slay dat b**** chile! (paints nails)

  28. ERIN May 4, 2013

    LMAOOOO! I LOVE YOU SAM!

    • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

      B****

  29. POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

    @SAM :

    how about a post about Billboard reading beyonce’s copy/paste career for Filth , they read her to bones , better yet to the calcium in her bones …….

    and those leaked e-mails that say the whole inauguration Lipsyncing-gate was pre-planned by Beyonce’s team ?

    or that russian artist “kerli ?” calling out the h** on her BS ?

    or Obama slamming Jay-z ?

    or a Post about Beyonce demanding a red toilet paper or she won’t go to a date in her tour ?!

    Now that is ‘OUCH’

    *leaves*

    • ERIN May 4, 2013

      SAM GOT YOUR FEELINGS HURT? LMAOO! YOU TRIED IT
      LMAOOO!

      • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

        you wish. :mrgreen:

        just giving him updates since he is so late as of late !

    • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

      i wanna see them dislikes you bey flies , where your dislikes at ?

    • King B Agent May 4, 2013

      No b**** it was not Billboard. It was a person from billboard now have a seat you tried anyway.

      • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

        hehehehehe , i live for those Excuses 😆

    • Drew May 4, 2013

      When did Obama slam Jay Z? All he said was hes got better things to worry about, which is true. Nice to see you doing your Beyonce ‘research’ though. That mind control.

    • RICHANDBLACK11 May 4, 2013

      YASSS SAM GOT YOU MADDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD

  30. MariahIsMusic1 May 4, 2013

    I prefer watching Beyonces documentary . I wish Mariah would do a documentary now, it will get positive reviews and slay every documentary

    • King B Agent May 4, 2013

      LOL. YOU REMEMBER HER MOVIE GLITTER? THAT MOVIE WAS BAD AT THE BOX OFFICE. SO WHO WANT TO SEE HER. EVERYONE HAS SAID SHE IS GOOD AT MUSIC. AND BAD AT EVERYTHING ELSE..

    • her May 4, 2013

      *Throws glitter DVD*

      • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

        Dead

  31. MariahIsMusic1 May 4, 2013

    I can’t believe Riri dragged that girl. I’m dead for years

    • RICHANDBLACK11 May 4, 2013

      And I dragged the hell out of Rihanna for that crap

  32. King B Agent May 4, 2013

    Beyonce Life is but a dream did not get any negative reviews so have a seat with the lies.

    • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

      b**** please …… the critics had a field with it.

  33. Ok! May 4, 2013

    This Sam character is disgusting! The obsession with this woman, I’m really starting to think he’s jealous of her…

  34. mildred May 4, 2013

    Lamoooo, the navys are having breakdow. When bey does sometin gr8 the navy are always nagative, so y should the #hive not do the same, when ur fav is making a joke out of her career. Lamooooooo.its nt our fault she got as so much bad review

  35. RIHKING ( god father ) May 4, 2013

    AWWWWWWW so cute my fave STAYS keeping you b****** obsessed. Actually never mind obsessed is an understatement you guys want to skin rihanna and wear it. The obsession is real……Cant get enough of rih can ya?? 😉 Who could blame you though she’s the most interesting relevant person on the site anyway.

  36. RIHKING ( god father ) May 4, 2013

    It’s either that ^^ or your actually jealous.Pick ya poison.

  37. King B Agent May 4, 2013

    Beyonce life is but a dream reviews.

    Oprah Winfrey who attended the premiere and interviewed Knowles before its screening called it “fiercely empowering,” and said “she shocked me, I was in tears. … She did an amazing job… I think this documentary is a game changer.”[10] Billboard also praised it saying, “Life is But a Dream is a pleasant surprise of a watch…The well-oiled, media-trained, hit-making machine has a heart. And it’s huge.”[11] Entertainment Weekly gave a positive review saying, “”What gives this film grit are the visual displays of her work ethic and her fierce determination to “bring R&B music back” to the center of current pop music, to ‘forget being cool’ and reveal naked passion.”[12] Carrie Battan from Pitchfork Media wrote that “there’s no unturned insight, no secret to be discovered in this documentary besides the fact that she’s simply everything we want her to be.”[13] Television critic Alessandra Stanley from The New York Times wrote the film “is as contrived as Madonna: Truth or Dare, but probably for good reason it is neither daring nor entirely truthful. It’s an infomercial, not just about Beyoncé’s talent onstage but her authenticity behind the scenes. She is a people-pleasing diva and she wants to keep it that way.”[14] Los Angeles Times wrote the documentary “remains a victory for her fans. Casual viewers will most likely glean the same sense of the superstar’s life as one might from a magazine feature. But for serious fans of the fiercely private superstar, this remains a window into her life.”[15]
    The Hollywood Reporter said “this is less a documentary portrait than a micromanaged video diary exploring the R&B superstar’s relationship with her laptop. The HBO film will be candy to her fan base; just don’t expect startling insights into the woman behind the talent.”[16] Adam Markovitz of Entertainment Weekly described the documentary as “a delicate mix of the calculated and confessional, designed to let us just far enough into Knowles’ world to keep us interested in her next tour, album, soda allegiance, etc.”[17] Philly.com wrote Life Is But a Dream “is a carefully filtered snapshot of an artist who has enough power to become maker of her own myth.”[18] Writing for Zap2it, Geoff Berkshire called it a “vanity project and calculated act of image control. The only thing revealed by the film — co-directed, co-written and co-executive produced by Beyonce herself — is a narcissistic inability to give up that desire for control.”[19]

  38. Beyonce’, the queen, that bitchhh! May 4, 2013

    Bad reviews, bad performances, missed dates. I would never!

  39. mildred May 4, 2013

    @pop royalty its nice to see u are following beyonce 24/7 and u claim to hate her so much? B**** pls u are evern more updtated more than the hive. Are u sure u hate her, s go get updated abt r****. Sick ass

    • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

      Yes, I do follow her from time to time, who can resist the b****?? Exactly! But I still stick to what the f*** I say. I don’t hate her, but she aint f***** with Rih, or the P**** Cat Dolls, not f*** off!

      • Bow Down Bishes! May 5, 2013

        Who are the P**** Cat Dolls?

  40. joker May 4, 2013

    ugh. good trailer. and… f*** the critics. you know. 🙂

  41. SLAY_HIVE May 4, 2013

    Kiiiiiiiii I see NO lies!

    *crosses legs* ;)…i mean what did they expect?? Kiii

    #singlesbxtch #TheEnd loooool

  42. WhoIsTheQueen(Beyonce Carter) May 4, 2013

    F*** the Navy.

  43. truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

    Chile Britney would never! *Pulls panties out of ass, and storms off!

    • JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

      I’ll pull those panties out for ya 🙂

      • JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

        Will you stop using my ‘screen name’?

        I don’t even write/type the way you do…

        *Rolls Eyes*

      • JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

        What, this is my name! As I stated above, use it at your own risk! I could care less. *Rolls Eyes*

      • My Forehead Tho May 4, 2013

        @JARED (WHITE DUDE), nasty ass!

    • WELP May 4, 2013

      looool

    • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

      Pull CHAINSAW OUT MY P**** and behead this fake ass b**** stealn my fuckn name. U h**!! Suck those p****** u just pulld outcho shitty ass ass s***.l! (Throws my used tampon pad in this b**** fake named ass) #realtruthbitch

  44. Ke May 4, 2013

    This documentary should break record cos y’all shaded bey life is but a dream for havin 1.8mill hbo view which broke record so lets see what u can give riri

  45. Drew May 4, 2013

    Death at the Navy dragging Beyonce into it now lololol, Sam touched a nerve. Yall should know how Sam works by now not to be crying over him not talking bad about Beyonce.

  46. Drew May 4, 2013

    I wonder who will turn up to this ones premier 😉

  47. RG2 May 4, 2013

    LEAVE IT SAM TO START SOME CHILDISH BS. ANYWAYS SAM YOUR HATE WON’T CHANGE THE FACT THAT YOU HAVE YET TO RECEIVE ANY OF RIHANNA’S ATTENTION, HELL EVEN BEYONCE OESN’T GIVE A F*** ABOUT YOU AND YOU STAN SO HARD MAKIN THE BEYHIVE LOOK CRAZY ON TGJ. THEY’LL NEVER GIVE YOUR ASS AN INTERVIEW. YOU CONSISTENTLY STAY MESSY AND CHILDISH. P.S ALL BEYHIVE MEMBERS DON’T HATE RIH RIH, ATLEAST I DON’T.

    • Ok! May 4, 2013

      Rotfl! I be saying the same thing! He’ll never meet either of them so what’s his reason for bashing one and not the other!

  48. YES May 4, 2013

    Lemme just put my two cents in here…
    I’m sure some critics loved this Doc, but I am not surprised if this got bad reviews. There is no insight and there is nothing revealed about Rihanna that we already did not know so I believe. It is a documentary about a plane flight with multiple stops, fans and journalists on that plane and Rihanna’s promotional machine.
    If, say, it was about her and Chris from their point of view or the toll that touring can take on someone who also wants to enjoy their life like Rihanna does and the balance that somebody has to achieve and/or things they have to give up on to be in the public eye then maybe this would’ve received better reviews.
    Life is but a dream did have it’s mediocre reviews. And there were plenty of them. The documentary in itself, personally, was very bizarre I thought. But that doesn’t mean I didn’t appreciate what I took from it. I also don’t think any of the LIBAD reviews were as harsh as the ones here because Beyonce revealed things about her father, her miscarriage, relationship with Jay-Z and it gave us all an insight into her life that we never had before.
    Rihanna will be fine. I hope she does another documentary in the future, because her story would make for great viewing if it was done right.
    By the way, I’m a through and through Beyonce fan.
    That doesn’t mean that I cannot be critical of her or indeed totally hate on her rivals. I can understand that there is PLENTY room in the music industry for everyone that is there and on the come-up.
    Variety is the spice of life.

    • MuiMui May 4, 2013

      YES good thoughts
      Beyonce HBO was edited to death and shot and though out almost every aspect of it By Beyonce and Company and they used her best live shots and it was seen through Beyonce’s eyes before the Public got it and Beyonce never let anything out of Her eye sight unless its Perfect You all know , it had to a appear great it was for HBO you’d never think nothing less.

      Rihanna on the other hand had an IDEA though and talked this Trip up just talking about it and with not much planning or though the trip was born and this is the after math which was not good from the start Who though this Doc up, I often wonder about Rihanna Managament Team.

      Many of you spend a lot of time trying to Derail everything Rihanna does and i bet you Rihanna could give a care less i know to me trying to beat a winning Filly has not worked On Rihanna no matter how hard many tries with all they have got.
      If anything these Senseless ATTACKS on Rihanna is helping to make Her brand even stronger and comparing her to Beyonce is bitter sweet , I mean who get compared to Ms Beyonce as much as Rihanna does,who?

  49. Kendall May 4, 2013

    As much as Sam shades Rihanna and is often unneccessarily negative its pretty much the truth 99.9% of the time. It must be hard to handle as a Rihanna fan.

  50. MariahIsMusic1 May 4, 2013

    YÓure gonna Çome for glitter? Call me when ÝÓur favÉ has 5 Óctave voice and 18 nos 1

    • POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

      Chile, Macy Gray slays your fav, have several of these! _/

  51. POP ROYALTY ( Bohemian Grove) May 4, 2013

    Where is this Digger Bey b****? I’ve been waiting to slay the [email protected], H20(Water what the f*** ever),
    JARED(WHITE DUDE), FAF, RICHANDBLACK11, SLAY_HIVE, all u b****** are going to learn who the queen is, the Royal POP. I will pop a b****, and I hop quick, so think twice. Keep it classy or else your name becomes mine!

    • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

      Suck this p**** b****

  52. RICHANDBLACK11 May 4, 2013

    Well damn lol this is a kiiiiiii

  53. MariahIsMusic1 May 4, 2013

    Mariah Carey >>> All female musicians

    • Likica May 4, 2013

      Madonna, the most successful female artist of all time begs to differ ^^ Your fav could never 😉

      • SLAYRIAH CAREY (SUPERIOR DIVA) May 4, 2013

        @LIKICA

        Madonna could never either.

  54. MariahIsMusic1 May 4, 2013

    Vocals and everything even Ciara >>> Rihanna

  55. RICHANDBLACK11 May 4, 2013

    Chile who is the garbage ass troll using the kids name….Keep it the fcuk cute before we all READ you.

    • JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

      I know Babe…

      Who is this troll?

      Why does IT keep using everybody’s name – mine, @Pop’s, @Truth, @H2o etc…

      SMFH.

      I seriously cannot with this blog at times!!!

      • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

        Im drag that b**** anytime i c her stealn my name….then again im just ignore the b****

  56. christinastheerealtalent May 4, 2013

    @ POP ROYALTY

    I am not a Beyoncé fan so STFU!

    A list of b****** I can’t stand:

    Beyoncé, Rihanna, Gaga, Kesha, Kim K, J. Lo, Mariah.

    And for the record, for somebody who wants people to stay out of her business and wants privacy, she sure as hell loves putting so much of her personal life on display and to add insult to injury, makes a documentary. What point is she trying to make/prove? Documentary’s are supposed to be made at the beginning of your career so it can help you boost your public image…not to be in vain when you’re nearly 10 years into your career.

    • NΛVI May 4, 2013

      she mad so people like you would take time out of thier oathethis life to run to these blog to leave comments saying that people won’t stay out her businees 😉

  57. . : : h 2 o : : . May 4, 2013

    Who gives a f*** about critics?

    LOL . . They don’t make any sense!

  58. RICHANDBLACK11 May 4, 2013

    Yes, this is the real RICHANDBLACK11 and I’m that b****! That b**** who wil eat, spit swallow, f***, suck for only a few bucks. Hit ya girl up for a quote. No restrictions I go all the way! Slap me, pull my weave I dont give a f***.

    • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

      Chile, you got me all worked up *blushes* Can we do it now and I pay u on the first?

  59. RICHANDBLACK11 May 4, 2013

    Ran out of tampons but ya girl good. Drowned in perfume cant nobody smell. P**** stuffed with who knows what cant nobody tell.

  60. NΛVI May 4, 2013

    we live in such a sad world lol it’s baffling to see someone like Samantha get joy over someone else downfalls and prey for their career to end just because he’s not happy with himself and the girl practically body his fav. love you rir keep doing YOU, the haters wish they were living the life you live that’s why they stay on blogs leaving hateful comments checking for your next move.

    • Just to Say May 4, 2013

      Honey no, its just partial blogging.

      • NΛVI May 4, 2013

        i’m not your honey. “partial blogging” wtf is that even suppose to mean..i love how you’re ttrying to justify samtha’s personal hate and distaste for rihanna..you’re no diffrent from him.

      • Just to Say May 4, 2013

        HONEY its the way journalism is. Theyre called blogs for a reason. Theyre generally NOT impartial. You either like it or lump it. Blogs shade and drag whoever they want. TGJ shades Rihanna, just like SR shades Beyonce, NB is probably one of the most impartial out of all the blogs. It just the way the media is.

  61. truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

    I need a quickie, wit my nasty, stanky, fish, tuna smellin ass. *Rolls Eyes*

    • JARED (WHITE DUDE) May 4, 2013

      I luv the smell of tuna! Lets get nasty, right here, right now!

      • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

        🙂 Chiiiiiiiile!

    • truth(i will draaag the F*** outta icki and her stans) May 4, 2013

      Omg this b**** talkn to herself by usin everyone elses name. HuuuuunNAY imma letcho DUMB ass keep postn then answer yoself then reply then use another to widen the thread chiiiiiile I CANT! (that b**** a schizzo)

  62. christinastheerealtalent May 4, 2013

    @ NAVI

    I know more about Rih’s personal life than I do my fave, Christina’s, because unlike Rih, Christina does not exploit her personal life for publicity and engage in controversy after controversy. At least when Christina goes through a rough time, she handles herself with dignity and maturity unlike Rih who pops a crack pipe in her mouth, posts naked pics on instagram, cancels shows citing illness but really because she wants to party.

    No matter how much evidence arises that Rih does not care about her fans and is very ungrateful for everything afforded to her, her fans remain the most delusional

    • Jas May 5, 2013

      Preach! Don’t get me wrong Beyonce’s stans can be pretty crazy too lmfao. But at least the Hive stans for an artist who actually obtains a substantial amount of talent. As opposed to the Navy, who stans for an artist who has doesn’t even take their craft seriously smdh.

  63. NΛVI May 4, 2013

    *taps table* um there’s like a reply box

  64. Rihanna killed beyho’s career May 4, 2013

    The only thing that was ripped to shreds was BeyAwnce’s flop attempt of a single, Flop Down and FLopping on the Sun.

  65. mc the place to be! May 4, 2013

    movies get bad reviews everyday still doesnt pull me away from watching them that being said i will watch this documentary because this is the first documentary ive seen by rihanna and listen to #beautiful during the commerical breaks #thatsall atleast ill be enjoyed by some of my faves who RELEASED something #shrugs

  66. Special Delivery May 4, 2013

    DEAD. Those reviews are terrible. Beyonces weren’t that bad even though some of them criticised her idk why every ones bringing her into it. They cannot deal.

  67. JER May 4, 2013

    Dem checks slowing down, Samantha?

  68. Naomi May 4, 2013

    Looks boring. Aint nothing we havnt seen before from this chick.

  69. KILL THE SAM GOAT May 4, 2013

    SAM did Rihanna s*** in your ass and got your father to repatriate it from your ass and serve it to you as organic beans???

    Sam your ass sure looks nasty! Tighten your security if you have any because your ass will be expanded with a sharp scissors whilst your father’s d*** will be put in your mouth or better still cook to accompany the organic beans!!!

    Hating ass b******, who have no self esteem other than wanting to shade a girl who made it out of hard work!

    Do the world a favour and slit your throat and then jump off a bridge, I bet your mother will be the happiest because she is still regretting she brought someone like you into this world. She will forever regret that drunken night she had with your druggie pleb of father who does not want to set eyes on you!

    Poor you!! Your black audience are not the one buying Rihanna’s music or supporting any of her endavours so you can shade all you want, she is here to stay!!! She got the white audience to keep her on top. The white audience does not even know a site like this exist so it does not matter. They just communicate their Mother Navy on IG.

    Kill yourself b****.

    If you can dish it, be ready to take it!!! Gay c***!!!

  70. Why The Hate? May 4, 2013

    That Grape Juice is part of Roc Nation’s marketing wing.
    It’s basically a Beyonce fan site, that also promotes Roc Nation acts, and singers associated with Beyonce and
    Jay Z.
    Rita Ora, Azaelia Banks, Lana Del Rey, Nicki Minaj, Frank Ocean, Mariah Carey, Kelly Rowland, Justin Timberlake, anyone associated with Beyonce and Jay Z, or managed by Roc Nation.
    They are rude to other acts, especially white acts, why Nicole Scherzinger gave you an interview with her, after several insulting articles on her success, i don’t know.
    That Grape Juice is one of the few sites that still supports Beyonce,
    Billboard have openly criticized her stealing ideas, one after another a long list of them,
    She was criticized for trying to steal the limelight at the swearing in of President Obama,
    for the animals who died to make her luxury sneakers,
    for her Queen Beyonce shtick, and Bow Down which was heavily criticized,
    criticized for inappropriate dancing at the Superbowl, which wasn’t suitable for a family audience in a lot of people’s eyes,
    criticized for her documentary life is but a dream, which was called self indulgent and uninteresting
    criticized by Mitch Winehouse for stealing Back to Black, she only paid the right’s to use the song, after he complained about the issue and it caught attention through twitter.
    But not a single comment on That Grape Juice about it.
    It’s all positive, so while That Grape Juice might not overtly lie, it doesn’t exactly the truth, and also embellishes a lot.
    I like Beyonce, but it’s like her soul has been abducted and someone else is inhabiting her body, because i don’t like her behavior or attitude.
    If Rihanna retires, this site is over, because Sam has made a career out of attacking her.
    Even so the comment telling Sam to kill himself is disgusting and very offensive to everyone reading it.
    I hope whoever wrote that is ashamed of themselves.
    But it’s a reflection on the overall tone of the site which is very substandard and encourages pointless fighting and muck throwing between people.

    • Mwah May 4, 2013

      But Rihanna is one of the biggest acts associated with Roc Nation.

  71. Mwah May 4, 2013

    Rihanna fans need to seriously get over the shadce on this site. Blogging is not supposed to be politically correct with equal opportunities. There are plenty other sites you can visit. Go to other blogs that shade Beyoncé and get your life on there it hurts you so much. But you will keep coming back and giving him the hits, so why should he stop? Is it really affecting Rihannas career? No.

  72. Teah May 5, 2013

    BEYONCE’S WEAVE, NICKI MINAJ’S ASS, RIHANNA GETTING HER ASS WHOOPED BY CHRIS BROWN>>>>>>>>>>>>>RIHANNA LIVE!

  73. Jas May 5, 2013

    Wow, and I thought that Beyonce’s doc. reviews were bad smdh. Oh well, being that I don’t care for Rihanna anyways I guess it really doesn’t matter. I won’t be helping her doc. get anymore ratings.

  74. Britney Army May 7, 2013

    LOL it’s entertaining to see how stans of the 2 fakest b****** everrrr have stan wars! y’all go beyhive and navy!!

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