“Just keeping a level head and positivity,” Tran says in an interview with Just Keke. “I’ve never dated a celebrity before so it was very new to me. Paparazzi and all that. And then, even the situation with Rihanna…People tuned into this so much was because it’s relatable. I have girlfriends, I have family who’s gone through the same situation. It’s the case of the ex. We all go through it. However, in this case, my boyfriend is a celebrity whose ex-girlfriend is an even bigger…So not only am I fighting a battle with her, I’m fighting about it with her 14 million fans.”
Tran says the most difficult part of her relationship with Brown has been “the heartbreak.” When speaking about this, the model becomes tearful. The interview excerpt is below.
In 2009, Chris Brown assaulted then-girlfriend Rihanna. Eventually, the two reconciled. In 2012, Rihanna said the pair would likely always love one another. Last year, Brown acknowledged that he and Rihanna reunited, but also confirmed they had broken up soon after.