dug into a reporter yesterday after she asked about the thing we all want to know the answer to: Her relationship with Ashton Kutcher!

RiRi faced the press at a promotional event for "Battleship" in London on Wednesday, and while talk of co-stars Taylor Kitsch and Brooklyn Decker held the press over for a bit, one reporter eventually went in for the kill.

"You're so good with connecting with people, that I think that we actually feel we know you," the female reporter started. "Things are clearly going brilliantly in your career. I just wondered if you are as happy in your private life. Will we be seeing a certain Mr. Kutcher perhaps making a trip over here?"

That's where it got awkward.

"Wow, how disappointing was that question," she said ... laughing as she shook her head.

Despite the moderator asking her if she wanted to move onto the next question (and her saying "absolutely"), Rihanna then added "I'm happy and I'm single, if that's what you're really asking."

The Ashton rumors started last week when the singer was seen going to his home at 4:00 AM.

Now if only someone asked her about Clay Aiken ...

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