One source claims the 18-year-old was actually bullied for being there -- apparently not everyone thought she earned the right to walk the shows!
The insider spilled:
Rihanna is no longer a brunette!
On Thursday the Talk That Talk singer showed off her new blonde tresses while getting beatified for her first cover shoot of the year with Elle magazine.
What do U think of RiRi's new 'do??? We kinda dig it.