New Delhi | Jagran Entertainment Desk: After creating an uproar on the social media world by extending support for farmers' protesting in India, Rihanna is back in news. The international singer once again sparked controversy, however, this time it's for some other reason. Recently, the Umbrella singer dropped a picture on her social media handle posing topless and donning Hindu deity Lord Ganesha's pendant. This didn't go down well with the netizens and they criticised the international pop-singer for hurting Hindu sentiments. 

Taking to Twitter, Rihanna shared the pic of her lingerie brand, Savage X Fenty and captioned it as, "when @PopcaanMusic said "me nuh wan ya wear no lingerie tonight fame girl" @SavageXFenty."

Here have a look:


The picture went viral soon after Rihanna dropped the post. Twitterati rose in uproar and slammed the international singer for insulting Hindu deities. One of the users wrote, "rihanna !! stop using my religion as an aesthetic !! that ganesh figurine at the end of the chain :( is a holy and sacred figure for us hindus"(sic)

However, some supported the singer and wrote, "Those of us who are offended by this pic take a reference of our historical art which is also a UNSCO heritage. Being topless is not something of an blasphemy as suggested by many. If someone offend by Rihanna's post that means they should be offend by attached screenshot as well"(sic)

Here have a look at Twitter reactions:


Earlier, Rihanna hit the headlines for extending support for farmers who are protesting in Delhi for months against the fresh farm laws. Taking to Twitter, she posted a news link and wrote, "why aren’t we talking about this?!" After her post, many other international celebs including Climate Activist Greta Thenburg joined the bandwagon and extended the support to the farmers protesting at several Delhi borders.

Posted By: Niharika Sanjeeiv