Rihanna points gun in new Instagram pic; gets slammed by fans

  • PTI, Los Angeles
  • Updated: May 28, 2015 18:30 IST

R&B star


posted a controversial gun-toting picture on her Instagram account.

The picture showed the Diamonds hitmaker pointing a pink gun as her face looked focused.Wearing a green oversized jacket, Rihanna looked stunning with her red hair down while carrying a black leather bag. The pink gun she carried on the picture, however, looked like a drill as it had drill bits-like stuff on its muzzle.


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The 27-year-old singer apparently wanted to show that she could go wild if she was brainwashed. She captioned the picture, 'brainwashed.'

The photo was posted on the same day as her full-length Dior campaign video was released. The campaign video, called Secret Garden IV, went viral on the internet and it has attracted nearly 200,000 viewers on YouTube.

Rihanna's Instagram picture has received a lot of backlash as fans are getting angry at her for promoting pro-gun sentiments.

A four-year-old girl accidentally shot herself in the face with a handgun on May 26 in Bronx, New York. With such incidents occurring on a regular basis in USA, the anti-gun campaign is in full swing.

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