Badass Jay-Z is speaking out on his prodigy, Rihanna’s recent troubles. reported a comment Jay-Z made in the heat of the moment, but now it seems he is taking a softer line.

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“If you can’t have compassion for others … just imagine it being your sister or your mom or someone like that, then think about how you should talk about that. I just think we all should just support her,” he continued. “She’s going through a tough time. You gotta realize she’s a young girl, as well. She’s very young.” A softer, gentler Jay-Z said to reporters in Arizona.

Z was in the McCain state for his annual dinner “Two Kings”, which he is the host.  It’s all part of the NBA All-Star Weekend, which, Chris Brown was suppose to attend, but canceled after his altercation with Rihanna.