Date: February 2011

“Sticks and stones may break my bones," Rihanna sang In her fourth single off Loud, "But chains and whips excite me.” True to its lyrics, the video for "S&M" had lots of latex, whips, chains, a banana, and ball-gag-wearing reporters. No surprise that 11 countries banned the video from airplay, MTV considered a re-edit and BBC wouldn't play it before 7 p.m.