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(BBC)   Rihanna visits Abu Dhabi mosque. It goes about as well as you might expect   (bbc.co.uk) divider line 78
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2013-10-21 04:58:12 PM  

Myria: Who?


0/10
 
2013-10-21 04:59:01 PM  
something something rhymes with punt
 
2013-10-21 05:02:28 PM  
Ah, yes.  Most amusing.  Call me RiRi, when you are able to do a photoshoot in Mecca.

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2013-10-21 05:03:45 PM  
Muslims: could you leave, please. Thank you
Farkers:
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2013-10-21 05:27:30 PM  

K3rmy: Oblig

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Was that on a Bell Curve?
 
2013-10-21 05:33:16 PM  
It goes about as well as you might expect

Actually, it sounds like it went better than I expected
 
2013-10-21 05:45:26 PM  
Does she not have a management and legal team to handle these things?

Or does she prefer the free publicity about how 'daring' and 'edgy' she is?
 
2013-10-21 05:46:46 PM  
Several of the photos could be construed as suggestive, with one showing the pop star lying on her back in the mosque's courtyard


That's pretty damn brave.
 
2013-10-21 05:50:21 PM  
LewDux:   Muslims: could you leave, please. Thank you


Leave where?  It's their country.

Rihanna is just a guest.
 
2013-10-21 06:04:22 PM  
Kind of surprised they didn't behead her on the spot. Really pushing her luck.
 
2013-10-21 06:05:34 PM  
[ STUPID ] Rihanna visits Abu Dhabi mosque.  It goes about as well as you'd expect

Oh boy.  She's known for not giving a fark about anything.

ikanreed: Why, yes, everyone is totally okay with you sexualizing their place of worship.  No one in the US would mind if their church were used for a porn-shoot, must be the Muslims' fault.


Oh, she went that far?  Well, this ought to really be good.  Full speed ahe--

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Okaaayyyy...I can see where this might be disrespectful and bad-mannered.  Sexualized?  Not even close.  What about the others?

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...Seriously?

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...That's...that's not sexual.  At all.  AT.  ALL.  Well, the article links to her twitter, which links to her Instagram, so I shall brave the perilous waters there to see just how truly racy the pictures get.

*clicks away*

*comes back two minutes later*

...And the answer to that is...this racy.  Look at that khaki-entombed leg on the person on the background who isn't even Rihanna.

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Dear Abu Dhabi,

Fark you.

Signed,
Clutch2013
 
2013-10-21 07:24:12 PM  

what_now: The only house of worship I've ever been chased out of was a church in Florence. Apparently, tank tops are verboten.


Churches in more touristy areas in Italy, Spain, France and Malta tend to hand out scarves to cover shoulders, places that aren't expecting visitors who don't know the dress code will just tell you to fark off.

I assume similar conventions apply to other countries in the region but can't give first hand accounts.
 
2013-10-21 08:05:54 PM  

Target Builder: what_now: The only house of worship I've ever been chased out of was a church in Florence. Apparently, tank tops are verboten.

Churches in more touristy areas in Italy, Spain, France and Malta tend to hand out scarves to cover shoulders, places that aren't expecting visitors who don't know the dress code will just tell you to fark off.

I assume similar conventions apply to other countries in the region but can't give first hand accounts.


Please note: As an American, you may not be welcome in certain locations.
 
2013-10-21 08:14:17 PM  
Added to the list of "Amercian celebrities with no clue about other cultures and no respect for anything other than themselves... and the people who follow them on instagram"
 
2013-10-21 08:21:10 PM  

SirEattonHogg: LewDux:   Muslims: could you leave, please. Thank you


Leave where?  It's their country.

Rihanna is just a guest.


Work on your reading comprehension.

He's saying the Muslims said "leave please" while people on Fark seem to be more outraged about it.
 
2013-10-21 08:51:53 PM  

Yogimus: Target Builder: what_now: The only house of worship I've ever been chased out of was a church in Florence. Apparently, tank tops are verboten.

Churches in more touristy areas in Italy, Spain, France and Malta tend to hand out scarves to cover shoulders, places that aren't expecting visitors who don't know the dress code will just tell you to fark off.

I assume similar conventions apply to other countries in the region but can't give first hand accounts.

Please note: As an American, you may not be welcome in certain locations.


Where would an American not be welcome aside from Iran or NK?
 
2013-10-21 09:43:23 PM  

K3rmy: Oblig


On any internet iq test I do much higher.

They might not be accurate.
 
2013-10-21 09:44:40 PM  

ikanreed: Why, yes, everyone is totally okay with you sexualizing their place of worship.  No one in the US would mind if their church were used for a porn-shoot, must be the Muslims' fault.


Done in 8.

/White Canadian agnostic who respects others' faiths.
 
2013-10-21 09:48:22 PM  
wow, voice i can't stand AND a moron?

wotta woman.
 
2013-10-21 10:01:10 PM  
OK, since they don't wanna give her some lashing (for having such a farking annoying singing voice if nothing else), it's time to call this guy outta retirement when she gets back to the states:

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Oak
2013-10-21 10:44:35 PM  

Reverend Monkeypants: Added to the list of "Amercian celebrities with no clue about other cultures and no respect for anything other than themselves... and the people who follow them on instagram"


Reverend Monkeypants added to the list of "people who don't know the difference between the United States and Barbados."
 
2013-10-21 11:07:45 PM  
It would sure be a blow to "artistic freedom" if her plane, including her, her publicists, her agents, and her PR staff were blown utterly and completely out of the sky.

Yep, Western artistic freedom would surely be dealt a major blow if that were to happen. Not to mention the Capitalist, Zionist pig-dogs. They'd all be beside themselves with grief. And it would be a huge victory for Islam and/or Buddhism, or whatever else Christians hate. No doubt about it.
 
2013-10-22 09:34:36 AM  

Oak: Reverend Monkeypants: Added to the list of "Amercian celebrities with no clue about other cultures and no respect for anything other than themselves... and the people who follow them on instagram"

Reverend Monkeypants added to the list of "people who don't know the difference between the United States and Barbados."


I'm sorry, she is an  american celebrity regardless of where she was born.
 
2013-10-22 09:36:48 AM  

Myria: Who?


I came here to ask the same.  Another attention whore like Paris Hilton?
 
2013-10-22 12:29:24 PM  

Reverend Monkeypants: Oak: Reverend Monkeypants: Added to the list of "Amercian celebrities with no clue about other cultures and no respect for anything other than themselves... and the people who follow them on instagram"

Reverend Monkeypants added to the list of "people who don't know the difference between the United States and Barbados."

I'm sorry, she is an  american celebrity regardless of where she was born.


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All your celebrities are belong to us!
 
2013-10-22 12:55:20 PM  

Kid Shelleen: Reverend Monkeypants: Oak: Reverend Monkeypants: Added to the list of "Amercian celebrities with no clue about other cultures and no respect for anything other than themselves... and the people who follow them on instagram"

Reverend Monkeypants added to the list of "people who don't know the difference between the United States and Barbados."

I'm sorry, she is an  american celebrity regardless of where she was born.

/quizzicaldog.jpg

All your celebrities are belong to us!


Dudes, she is a product of the US fame machine.  Am I wrong?
 
2013-10-22 01:05:17 PM  

Reverend Monkeypants: Kid Shelleen: Reverend Monkeypants: Oak: Reverend Monkeypants: Added to the list of "Amercian celebrities with no clue about other cultures and no respect for anything other than themselves... and the people who follow them on instagram"

Reverend Monkeypants added to the list of "people who don't know the difference between the United States and Barbados."

I'm sorry, she is an  american celebrity regardless of where she was born.

/quizzicaldog.jpg

All your celebrities are belong to us!

Dudes, she is a product of the US fame machine.  Am I wrong?


Hey look, I understand your point, and yes, she is on an American label, but I argue she's an international star who still calls her home Barbados.  Others have used  America as a jump-off point and aren't considered American.  Most of the British Invasion rock bands, for instance.
 
2013-10-22 03:41:42 PM  

fireclown: ikanreed: Why, yes, everyone is totally okay with you sexualizing their place of worship.  No one in the US would mind if their church were used for a porn-shoot, must be the Muslims' fault.

The response does have a range.  In Pakistan they might kill you outright.  In a midwestern US Methodist church you would get a stern talking to, and people would talk.

/Methodists can be very cruel.


To be frank they just politely asked her to leave
 
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