Racist fan and Twitter user @alexgracious earned a swift blocking from badgal RiRi herself after sharing four edited photos of the Bajan pop star/queen with white skin. Captioned “Rihanna would look so much more beautiful if she was white,” the overtly racist photo series went viral, and its derogatory message provoked defence from RiRi fans around the world.
— Haley Anne (@haleygraay)
— ken. (@DarkJunior_)
The offensive edits were released around the time that Rihanna announced her Fenty Beauty line, which includes a mind-blowing and unprecedented 40 shades of foundation, from super fair to super dark. If a block from one of the world’s most popular artists wasn’t enough to prove how oh-so-wrong @alexgracious was, well… it really doesn’t matter because Rihanna is will soon take over the world and we’re here for it.
As she did here, Rihanna has proven time and time again that she is the queen of many things. She kills it . She sits courtside and steals the show at almost . She was before was even an actual . And, obvi, the 29-year-old has been churning out killer music since her first big hit was released in 2005.
Our beloved Barbadian goddess is also the . I mean, she practically invented them, and her give-no-effs (and no-love-to-haters) approach to life seems to be working. From to one of Drake’s former lovers on Instagram, here are our top 10 fave times RiRi threw expert shade.
She’s perfect, deal with it.
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When MTV called her out for smoking weed and she didn’t care
Back in 2012, of Rihanna smoking pot at Coachella. MTV was quick to call the then 24-year-old out on her behaviour, claiming it Their original tweet—which has since been deleted—read, “Yikes. @Rihanna’s marijuana photos from Coachella spark controversy.” Obvi, Rihanna had something to say back, , “@MTV Yikes… @rihanna ran out of f-cks to give.”