“You know what I love about Rihanna? I know she gets a lot of criticism, too, about what she wears and what she sings about, but she is so free,” contactmusic.com quoted her as saying.
"She doesn't care. I love that in her. I love that sense of freedom about her. She's gorgeous and free. A perfect pop star,” she said.
Cheryl also enjoys Rihanna's liberal attitude towards life and believes both of them have had similar experiences in their past relating to their partners.
“She's been through the same thing absolutely. And you can imagine how intense it is when all the world's eyes are on you. So she knows that feeling. But she's free-spirited, she just doesn't give a s**t,” she said.