Yesterday, reports broke that Solange attacked Jay because he was planning on ditching Beyoncé to go to Rihanna's afterparty. Of course it was only a matter of time before Rihanna's name got dragged into this! Let's face it: She's the real Queen of Controversy for the Instagram Generation. Miley Cyrus can try shocking us all she wants with her twerking and skimpy outfits, but that's par for the course for Rih Rih who always ends up taking the cake (cake, cake, cake, cake). She's only 26-years-old but Robyn Fenty has already lived a legendary life filled with endless controversy, gossip, and rumors.
She's still one of the few pop stars who truly does not give a fuck. So much so, we've totally lost track of it all the infamous moments she's had over the course of her career. It seems like every few weeks or so there's some new drama in her life. So here's a quick refresher with A (Brief) History of Rihanna's Most Infamous Moments...
The time her nude photos leaked.
Her video for "S&M" getting banned in 11 countries.
Date: February 2, 2011
What Happened?: "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.—Lauren Nostro
Her endless array of Twitter beefs, especially the one with Ciara.
When she premiered the "Man Down" video on 106 and Park.
Date: May 31, 2011
What Happened?: There was a lot of commotion surrounding Rihanna's video for "Man Down," which featured the singer shooting and killing a man in the opening scene. Many found this to be too violent, especially for television. Rihanna responded on Twitter saying, "I'm a 23 year old rockstar with NO KIDS! What's up with everybody wantin me to be a parent? I'm just a girl, I can only be your/our voice!"—Edwin Ortiz