In a new issue of The Sunday Times magazine, Rihanna was compared to Princess Diana by feminist writer Camille Paglia.  She worte a fairly controversial article that argues Rihanna and Diana both shared a "ravishingly seductive flirtation" with the press.  The article also cites their own personal love triangles that each woman dealt with, as Rihanna has been in the middle of a three-way romance between herself, Chris Brown, and Karrueche for a while, meanwile Diana was caught in a web of romance between Prince Charles and Camilla who is his second wife.

Rihanna tweeted about her surprise finding the magazine outside of her hotel room when she came back drunk during the late hours of the night.  She was honored however to have been compared to a woman such as Princess Diana.