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14 Times Rihanna Proved She Was The Baddest In The Game

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    At this stage in the game, Rihanna really should require no introduction. But just so we're all on the same page: She's a boss. She's ballsy. She plays by nobody's rules but her own. And she's got a whole Navy standing behind her. For all those reasons and plenty more, she also happens to be the Queen of the VMAs this year. Get it, girl.

    In preparation for a Bad Gal RiRi-studded evening, we rounded up more than a dozen of her most uncensored and jaw-dropping moments, both on and off the stage. And yes, we are fully aware that she sometimes pulls off 10 of these stunts on any given day. But these are her most iconic of all time, so prepare yourself for Rihanna in full-on renegade mode.

    Cheers to you and your epicness, Ri. We know you'll be enjoying your celebratory glass of wine (to go, of course)!

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    When she revealed that GQ tried to scam her out of wearing real clothes for her cover by having "nothing" for her to wear at the photo shoot.

    "This jacket was probably the most stylish piece there," she told Ellen DeGeneres. Lesson for mags: Give the woman some options — or she will call you out.

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    When she asked a reporter if she was bothered by Ri's lady parts underneath that iconic Swarovski-studded dress at the 2014 CFDA Awards.