Freitag, 3. Juni 2011

Rihanna Defends (Man Down) Video: 'I’m a Rock Star With No Kids'



Rihanna will not let people knock her new “Man Down” video. The 23-year-old singer shows female empowerment in her latest music video by gunning down a rapist — however, not everyone sees it that way.


The Parents Television Council has taken a stance against the video, blasting the singer for a “cold, calculated execution of murder,” via TMZ.


They also maintain that shooting a rapist in a crowded train station isn’t exactly justice.


Industry Ears, another watchgroup, also took offense to RiRi’s new clip, indicating, “If Chris Brown shot a woman in his new video and BET premiered it, the world would stop. Rihanna should not get a pass… ”


But Rihanna has taken a strong stance on her latest work, defending the video and its artistic interpretation.


“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!” she said on Twitter.


And the singer didn’t stop there. She followed up her strong opinion with a series of Tweets defending the music video and the industry:


• “Cuz we all know how difficult/embarrassing it is to communicate touchy subject matters to anyone especially our parents!”


• “And this is why!Cuz we turn the other cheek! U can’t hide your kids from society,or they’ll never learn how to adapt!This is the REAL WORLD!”


• “WeLOVEManDown”


• “The music industry isn’t exactly Parents R Us! We have the freedom to make art, LET US! Its your job to make sure they dont turn out like US”


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