Rihanna Appears in Public

Singer vacations at Mexican beach resort after alleged assault
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 27, 2009 11:07 AM CST

(Newser) – After weeks of hiding out, Rihanna resurfaced on a Mexican beach in the first clear pictures taken of her since Chris Brown allegedly assaulted her on Feb. 8, E! reports. The shots, originally published by the New York Daily News, were taken over the weekend at a private villa in Punta Mita following the singer’s 21st birthday celebration. No bruising appears to be visible.