Rihanna blasts reports of 'provoking' Brown
Singer Rihanna has hit back at reports that she provoked singer Chris Brown into hitting her. An infuriated Rihanna lashed out at a news website for running a story based on...entertainment Updated: Jun 26, 2011 12:56 IST
Singer Rihanna has hit back at reports that she provoked singer Chris Brown into hitting her. An infuriated Rihanna lashed out at MTV Canada for running a story based on a tweet she supposedly wrote regarding the Brown incident. She took to microblogging site Twitter to vent her anger. She wrote: "@mtvnewscanada are u f**king kiddin me?????? You're supposed to be a RELIABLE source for news on music and this is the bulls**t u post??"
MTV Canada had reported that a tweet from Rihanna's official Twitter page has uncovered that the Barbadian singer provoked her ex-boyfriend into hitting her back in 2009, reports aceshowbiz.com.
The reported tweet allegedly read, "'I admit it. I provoked Chris [Brown] to hit me. It not entirely his fault. #imSORRY?'."
In its report, the channel noted that the tweet has since been removed and has sparked speculation whether it was a hoax or a work by a hacker.After Rihanna's fiery response, the cable network tweeted a retraction to the story. It wrote, "#Rihanna fans. We were reporting on a story that was posted on several sites today. We had no intention to be salacious."
First Published: Jun 25, 2011 13:40 IST