Eminem Feat. Rihanna Video: Love The Way You Lie

August 6th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD  

By Meena Kar
Eminem Feat. RihannaAug 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly anticipated video of Eminem and Rihanna hit TV screens on Thursday as MTV kicked off the latest episode of ‘Jersey Shore’ with the new release. The video had been highly talked about not only because the two of the biggest names were collaborating but also because of the other stars that were set to appear in it. ‘Transformers’ star Megan Fox and ‘Lost’ actor Dominic Monaghan played a couple who were in an abusive relationship, something, that neither Rihanna nor Eminem are strangers to in real life. The video called ‘Love The Way You Lie’ is the second single from Eminem’s latest album titled ‘Recovery’.

In the video, Megan Fox and Dominic Monaghan play a couple who are in a relationship that is volatile and passionate. Rihanna and Eminem are seen singing in front of a burning house that symbolizes the domestic state of the couple. By the end of the video the stars are seen going ablaze in the fire that consumes their relationship. Dominic Monaghan said in an interview that the idea behind the video was to show that the violent relationship should have ended long before. He also added that the video portrayed the relationship between Eminem and Kim. He also admitted that he injured himself during the shooting when he was filming the scenes where he punched a mirror.

Rihanna told the media that she needed to do the video because she felt it was authentic and real. Considering her very public and violent past with former boyfriend Chris Brown, Rihanna admitted that it was something both she and Eminem had been through in real life.

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