Rihanna had come beneath fierce criticism after fashions at her latest vogue current danced to a observe which appeared to remix an Islamic hadith.
On Friday, Rihanna launched Savage X Fenty Volume 2, and thru the current, she damages the feelings of her Muslim followers.
Viewers have seen that in a single part of the current, fashions danced to a observe known as “Doom” by London-based producer Coucou Chloe. The observe samples a narration of hadith.
Muslims and non-Muslims alike took to social media to criticize Rihanna, accusing her of disrespecting Islam by way of the usage of the sacred textual content material in a sexualized context.
However, the artist-turned-designer talked about it was an ‘honest mistake’ and that she feels ‘incredibly disheartened’.
Addressing the matter, Rihanna penned a observe on Instagram, “I’d like to thank the Muslim community for pointing out a huge oversight that was unintentionally offensive in our savage x Fenty show,” she wrote.
The singer added that she did not intend to disrespect any religion.
“I would, more importantly, like to apologize to you for this honest, yet careless mistake. We understand that we have hurt many of our Muslim brothers and sisters, and I’m incredibly disheartened by this! I do not play with any kind of disrespect toward God or any religion and therefore the use of the song in our project was completely irresponsible! Moving forward we will make sure nothing like this ever happens again. Thank you for your forgiveness and understanding, Rih,” she added.
Before Rihanna’s apology, her followers on Instagram flooded her suggestions to stage out that in Islam, it considered forbidden to utilize Allah’s establish, the phrases of the Quran or the prophet Muhammad impolitely.
The followers urged her to show herself and scenario an apology