Rihanna generated controversy on the internet and was accused of Islamophobia during the parade of Savage x Fenty, held this last Sunday (04). Even giving a plurality show, the fashion businesswoman ended up being harshly criticized by the Muslim public for using an Islamic hadith, a kind of sacred text, in one of the songs played during the lingerie event, which featured Cara Delevingne , Bella Hadid, Normani, Paris Hilton, Spanish Rosalía and more international celebrities.
Sacred text talks about the life of Muhammad. Understand!
The criticized moment happened during the presentation of the song “Doom”, by Coucou Chloe, in the parade Savage x Fenty. Part of the song tells how Muhammad saw signs of the Apocalypse, such as accelerated weather, more frequent earthquakes and death tolls increasing every day. Hatty or Hadiz are scriptures with body of laws, legends and stories about the life of Muhammad, who preached devotion to a single God (Allah).
Fans criticize Rihanna: ‘You disrespected Islam’
In Rihanna’s last Instagram post, netizens pointed out criticism of the disrespectful moment against Islam. “I’m really upset. I’ve always loved and respected you and I appreciate your sense of diversity in all your brands. Now, I see that you put an Islamic hadith or a prayer in your music for a lingerie show? Is that beyond disrespectful and disappointing, “said one person. “Don’t use Islamic religion on the soundtrack to one of your programs,” asked another. ‘Hey, Rihanna, you just disrespected Islam, I hope you are aware of it, “criticized another.” I love you and you are the queen, but wearing an Islamic hadith as a track on your show is rude and disrespectful to everyone. your Muslim fans around the world. Especially because you represent diversity “, said one more.
Rihanna apologizes: ‘I don’t condone with disrespect’
Recently involved in an accident with an electric scooter, Rihanna took a public position and apologized on Tuesday. “I would like to thank the Muslim community for pointing out a huge oversight, which was involuntarily offensive at our Savage x Fenty. I would like even more to apologize to you on account of this honest, but careless mistake. We understand that we have hurt many of our Muslim brothers and sisters and I am incredibly heartbroken by this. I do not condone any kind of disrespect for God or any religion and, therefore, the use of this music in our project was completely irresponsible. We will ensure that none of this happens again. Thank you for your forgiveness and understanding, “she said.