Rihanna's Billboard Music Awards performance with Britney Spears had a lot of people talking, including us. We wondered if the stripper pole, pillow fight, and bondage costumes were sexy or cliché. Others apparently thought it was too hot for television. This morning on Today, Rihanna brushed away any criticism, saying she was happy her fans loved it. And she can count Matt Lauer among those fans. The Today host admitted he watched the performance 11 times! Check out the interview now.