Forde has made her way into the majority of the singers paparazzi and social media shots lately, so we thought it was high time to shed some light on the mysterious figure. Read on for everything you need to know about Rihannas BFF Melissa Forde! Melissa is an old friend of Rihannas RiRi likes to keep things in the family, so its no surprise that the two have known each other since they were kids in Barbados. In fact, many of Rihannas old friends join her on the road, but Melissa is clearly the most steadfast member of her entourage. Shes Rihannas photographer As evidenced on RihannasInstagram feed , Melissa is an avid photographer, and RiRi frequently uses the hashtag #MTFPhotography when she posts a picture she took. Additionally, its rumored that Melissa is working on a photo book detailing their exploits. Hey, who better than your bestie to take the most flattering pictures of you possible? Shes seriously dissed Ciara and Karrueche Tran Its no secret that Rihanna doesnt get along with singer Ciara or Karrueche Tran, Chris Browns on-again-off-again girlfriend. And like any good pal, Melissa cant stand them either. Forde took to Twitter to make fun of the fact that Ciaras fans call themselves her CSquad, stating that squad refers to a small group. She also poked fun at the R&B singers single Body Party. As for Karrueche, Melissa threw a racial slur at her on Twitter . Clearly, shes as outspoken as her BFF, who regularly fires back at haters through social media . Shes also a major fashion fan Melissa loves high-end labelsjust like her gal pal.