Rihanna Blonde 2012

Rihanna has gone back blonde. RiRi bleached her hair for her first magazine cover of the year for Elle.

The 23-year-old pop star tweeted a topless pic of herself sporting a long, layered blonde style hair, “#Back2Work 1st Cover of the year!!! #ELLE,” followed by “Bleach + weave #WERQ.”

Shortly after the shoot, she was spotted courtside the Clippers vs. Nuggets game at the Staples Center In Los Angeles with her BFF Melissa.