“Is it such a horrible thing that she pretended to be black?”—Rihanna
Rihanna Calls Rachel Dolezal ‘A Bit Of A Hero’
As previously reported Rih Rih is covering the latest issue of Vanity Fair and in it, explaining why she’s “too busy” to date and have sex and confirming that she’s no longer friends with Chris Brown.
In addition to that, Rih also spoke VERY candidly about Rachel Dolezal whose parody as a black woman apparently didn’t offend her.
When Rachel Dolezal first made headlines this summer, after the N.A.A.C.P. chapter president was “outed” for being white, no one seemed quite sure what to make of Dolezal’s curious narrative. After all, the media hadn’t exactly ever encountered a Caucasian woman who so identified with African-American culture that she devoted her career to celebrating it and countless hours into presenting herself as black. But when Vanity Fair’s Lisa Robinson sat down with Rihanna for the magazine’s November cover story, the pop star revealed a singularly celebratory opinion of Dolezal.
“I think she was a bit of a hero, because she kind of flipped on society a little bit,” Rihanna told Robinson during one long-ranging, late-night conversation. “Is it such a horrible thing that she pretended to be black? Black is a great thing, and I think she legit changed people’s perspective a bit and woke people up.”
Twitter has of COURSE taken off with reactions from fans who are disappointed that she’s seemingly supporting the woman who conned people into thinking she was someone she wasn’t.
Rachel is somewhere BEAMING right now. SMH, in what way is a woman wearing blackness like a costume a “HERO”???
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