After learning her Jay Z-led number ‘Run this Town’ was to feature in CBS’ ‘ NFL Thursday Night Football’ telecast, ‘Let Me’ singer Rihanna has slammed the network’s decision to pull the song from the airing…in response to Ray Rice‘s recent assault on his then-fiancee Janay.
Her reaction below…
CBS’ decision to alter the format was announced after Entertainment outlet TMZ released footage of the NFL star punching his partner in the face, and pulling her out of an elevator following an argument alleged to have been about ‘VII’ singer Teyana Taylor.
Unfortunately for Rihanna, the attack she suffered at the hands of Chris Brown in 2009 stood as one of the reasons her song was pulled from the final edit, causing some critics to slam the network for “punishing” the star for the actions of both Rice and Brown.
Then today, after keeping mum on the matter for days, she clapped back herself with: