Magazine Degrades Rihanna With Racist Label

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Rihanna is at the center of two separate controversies this past weekend that could land her in competition for one of the most racist weekends ever to hit a celebrity.


The Dutch magazine Jackie recently did a story on the pop sensation and sparked an uproar when it advised people how to dress like the singer without looking like an "Ultimate Nigga Bitch." The screenshot of the magazine article has spread across the Internet.

Here's the full English translation of the story:

"She has street cred, she has a ghetto ass and she has a golden throat. Rihanna, the good girl gone bad, is the ultimate niggabitch and displays that gladly, and for her that means: What's on can come off. If that means she'll be onstage half naked, then so be it. But Dutch winters aren't like Jamaican ones, so pick a clothing style in which your daughter can resist minus 10. No to the big sunglasses and the porn heels, and yes to the tiger-print pink shizzle and everything that glitters. Now's let's hope she won't beat anybody up at day care."

The editor-in-chief of the magazine took to the publication's website to apologize for the remarks. "While the author meant no harm — the title of the article was intended as a joke — it was a bad joke, to say the least," said Eva Hoeke. She added that such language, which was "stupid," would not be used again in the magazine.

The singer also says that she encountered racism in Lisbon, Portugal, where she heard a man making numerous racist remarks about black women.

Rihanna did not hold back. She went on Twitter to say the man was the "biggest c—t ever," who "said the craziest sh— abt black women called us dogs, sluts, we don't look like sh—."

Read more at Parlour magazine.