There has been a lot of herpes talk in the media lately (and by media I mean gossip blogs and trashy online magazines) due to the recent allegations that R&B singer Chris Brown beat up his former girlfriend, pop singer Rihanna. Chris Brown beat up his former girlfriend, pop singer Rihanna. Brown genital herpes, because she only has herpes on her mouth, not on her genitals. Though herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1 is commonly associated with oral herpes, and HSV type 2 with genital herpes, either type can be in either part of the body. I don’t wanna’ put anyone else on blast, but Rihanna has herpes and gave someone else herpes that she had slept with. In the wake of the domestic altercation with former boyfriend Chris Brown, Rihanna went into seclusion using her music to help her get through the ordeal and move on with her career. Despite being one of the most sought-after musicians in the entertainment industry the singer says she is misunderstood. Teyana Taylor Brings The ‘VII Unplugged Tour’ to New York City April 28, 2016 2:24 PM. Khloe Kardashian has admitted that she is ‘freaking out’ about her struggle to get pregnant.