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At the end of the day, Rihanna is just a woman, her own skin is just as womanly as any other, and she can do whatever she wants.

India

The backlash levied at Rihanna comes not long after she tweeted about the ongoing civil dispute in India between farmers and the Indian government. The BBC reports that farmers have been protesting since August against three farm laws proposed by the government and several farmers have lost their lives during the ongoing demonstrations. (Source:

Following their posts about the protests, both Thunberg and Rihanna received criticism from some in India, with the country's ministry of external affairs releasing a statement criticising 'celebrities and others' for their 'neither accurate nor responsible' comments, reports the BBC. (Source: www.elle.com)

Pop icon Rihanna has been accused of mocking a Hindu god after she was pictured topless with a pendant of Ganesha around her neck, sparking a furore in India. (Source: www.ndtv.com Social media users and politicians in India on Wednesday said her post was "derogatory", accusing her of disrespecting Hindu gods and hurting local sentiment. (Source:www.ndtv.com))

Earlier this month tweets from Rihanna and other celebrities on protests in India by farmers against new agriculture laws sparked anger at India's foreign ministry, which called their comments "sensationalist". (Source: www.ndtv.com Track Latest News Live on NDTV.com and get news updates from India and around the world. (Source:www.ndtv.com))

Rihanna drew massive international attention towards the farmers’ protest in India by tweeting about it. Reacting to an article about the suspension of Internet services in and around the farmers’ protest sites, Rihanna tweeted, “Why aren’t we talking about this?! #FarmersProtest (sic).” (Source: www.indiatoday.in)

Diljit Dosanjh, who has been supporting the protest since the beginning even released a brand-new song titled RiRi on Rihanna after her viral tweet on farmers' protest. On the other hand, a day after Rihanna's tweet, Bollywood stars such as Ajay Devgn, Karan Johar and Akshay Kumar, and sportspersons such as Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli and Anil Kumble spoke in support of the Centre's call to stand united against "propaganda" being spread against India’s policies. (Source: www.indiatoday.in)

Some time back, a tweet by Rihanna in support of the ongoing farmers' protests in India also led to her getting severe backlash. Sharing a story by news outlet CNN on the internet blockade imposed in some districts of several states around Delhi in view of the protest against the Centre’s new farm laws, Rihanna had asked as to why everyone wasn't talking about it. (Source: www.thequint.com)

Rihanna recently won hearts of Indian ‘liberals’ for tweeting on the ‘farmer protest’ in India earlier this month. Eventually it was revealed that the tweet by Rihanna was pre-planned when baby-protestor Greta Thunberg tweeted a ‘toolkit’ that detailed the nefarious plan to foment trouble in India. (Source: www.opindia.com News and opinion website that brings you reports and narrative from a perspective often ignored or suppressed by the mainstream media of India. (Source:www.opindia.com))

Meanwhile, Rihanna recently grabbed headlines as she spoke up about the farmers’ protest in India. While reacting to an article about the suspension of Internet services around the farmers’ protest sites, Rihanna tweeted, “Why aren’t we talking about this?! #FarmersProtest.” Her tweet drew international attention to the issue, after which, many other international public figures such as Greta Thunberg, Amanda Cerny, Mia Khalifa also tweeted about the farmers’ protest in India. ALSO READ: Talking Point: Should Rihanna Have Spoken On India’s Internal Matter? Taapsee Pannu, Khushboo And Others React - EXCLUSIVE (Source: www.spotboye.com)

Fenty

The musician-cum-mogul shared a topless photo of herself on Instagram earlier this week in which she wears a pair of lilac-coloured, satin Savage X Fenty boxer shorts.

In the caption to the photo, the star quotes Jamaican artist Popcaan’s 'Naked' lyrics which read: 'Me nuh wan ya wear no lingerie tonight fa me girl'. The photograph was also shared on the Savage x Fenty Instagram account. (Source: www.elle.com In the photo, Rihanna accessorised her unisex underwear - which is part of the Savage X Fenty's Valentine capsule collection - with statement bracelets, drop earrings and a large, diamond-studded chain pendant which Twitter users claim depicts Ganesh. (Source:www.elle.com))

While several social media praised the singer for her ensemble, some Twitter users voiced their frustration over the singer wearing a necklace that they believe depicts the religious figure. ELLE UK has reached out to Savage x Fenty for comment. (Source: www.elle.com)

In October last year, Rihanna faced a backlash for religious appropriation and issued an apology for the inclusion of London producer Coucou Chloe’s controversial track ‘Doom’ in the her Savage X Fenty Vol.2 show. (Source: www.elle.com The latest offending tweet to the superstar's more than 100 million Twitter followers is part of promotions for Rihanna's lingerie line Savage X Fenty. (Source:www.ndtv.com))

On Tuesday, February 16, Rihanna took to Twitter to share a topless picture of herself donning a statement Ganesha necklace. The shoot was for her lingerie brand Savage X Fenty and the singer-actress can be seen wearing purple satin bottoms. Besides the controversial pendant, she wore other accessories such as diamond bracelets, neckpieces and statement earrings. (Source: www.indiatoday.in)

First Cardi B, now Rihanna. How hard is it to respect and not appropriate Hinduism for your own personal gain? This also comes less than a week after this Fenty model posted half-naked photos in front of a Hindu temple... (Source: www.buzzfeed.com)

Pop star Rihanna's recent photo has led to a huge outrage on Twitter. On Tuesday, 16 February, Rihanna took to Twitter to share a topless picture of herself, wearing a statement Ganesha pendant. The shoot was for her lingerie brand Savage X Fenty. Apart from the pendant, the singer-actor also wore other accessories such as diamond bracelets, neckpieces and statement earrings. (Source: www.thequint.com)

Only few days back, one of the models for her lingerie brand Fenty was found posing for promotional photoshoot at a Hindu temple. (Source: www.opindia.com Interestingly, last year, she had apologised to Muslim community after she played songs with Hadiths in virtual runway show for her lingerie brand Fenty. (Source:www.opindia.com))

The Diamonds songstress, 33, turned up the heat in her latest raunchy promotion for her Savage X Fenty line, clutching one of her new shirts to her bare chest. (Source: www.thesun.co.uk Last month, the popstar-turned-businesswoman posed in a plunging Savage X Fenty halterneck bra adorned with blue, purple, black and beige tartan which flashed her figure and chest tattoos to perfection. (Source:www.thesun.co.uk))

Rihanna recently posed in purple underwear to promote the new festive range from her Savage X Fenty collection. (Source: www.thesun.co.uk The busy star is juggling her business line with her Fenty Beauty line and its new holiday collection. (Source:www.thesun.co.uk wRihanna first launched Fenty Beauty in 2017, and it has since gone from strength to strength, alongside new sister brand, Fenty Skin. (Source:ww.thesun.co.uk)))

Famed for it's inclusive models and gorgeous lingerie the associated Savage x Fenty shows have been massive in the past. (Source: www.thesun.co.uk)

Rihanna almost slips out of bra as she shows off some skin while posing in lingerie from her Savage X Fenty line (Source: www.thesun.co.uk)

 

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