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Rihanna’s Disgusting Song

In Rihanna’s latest single “S and M” she sings about the sadistic sex act that consists of whips, chains and bondage. Not only is she promoting casual sex (no shocker, which celebrity doesn’t anymore?),  but she sings about it like it’s cool and sexy. In reality it’s anything but.

It’s so unfortunate that she’s lost sense of her morals and is resorting to devaluing herself in order to stand out among her peers. The truth is if she sang about empowerment that didn’t involve her worth based on “putting out” that would make her positive and cool.

The video is also sick. It’s so transparent that she’s simply trying to ‘outdo’ Lady Gaga’s weird “shock factor”, but it’s totally gross.

In the video, she’s trapped behind a plastic bag like she’s suffocating, and she’s tied up and struggles to get free. Not only is this a horrible message to send to girls, but more dangerously it promotes violence as well. In clips of a newspaper that flashes behind her it says “Whore,” “Slut,” and “Ho.”

Apparently that’s what she thinks she is, and that is definitely not an empowering message to send to us girls. And you would think that her domestic violence incident with her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown who violently punched her in the face in 2009, that she would never promote such behavior. Fast forward one year and she’s singing with Eminem in “I Love the Way You Lie” which also glamourizes abuse. Then a year later she’s singing about bondage, and being abused sexually.

Check out the lyrics here:

Cause I may be bad, but I’m perfectly good at it

Sex in the air, I don’t care, I love the smell of it

Sticks and stones may break my bones

But chains and whips excite me

She’s got some serious issues. It’s so desperate and pathetic, and I’m embarrassed for her.

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  1. Moira Linn

    Posted by Moira Linn on December 23, 2013 at 21:07

    Doesn’t this count as slut shaming?

  2. figlllgisalt

    Posted by figlllgisalt on August 15, 2012 at 09:04

    I read the lady gaga article yesterday and this one just now. All I can say is that I will no longer listen to any of this bogus music and will pray for them.

  3. Project Inspired

    Posted by worship_dancer on August 7, 2012 at 12:52

    I wonder why she would write something glorifying sexual and domestic abuse after she suffered from that. she must be confused about what to do

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  5. Posted by on October 28, 2011 at 09:18

    My favorite song by Rihanna was Good Girl Gone Bad because it talks about how abuse, sexually and physicly, can ruin a girl and it tells guys to man up and not be so stupid. But NOW look at what she’s singing about! I feel bad for her, Chris Brown hitting her must have made her feel wrothless…

  6. Posted by on September 23, 2011 at 11:53

    She’s so gross. I do NOT want to know what her sex smells like.

  7. Posted by on July 27, 2011 at 15:57

    Yep. Rihanna is just as bad as Lady Gaga and Ke$ha. Which is sad. I used to LOVE Rihanna. I listened to her 24/7. After reading some of her songs lyrics I stopped though.

    • Posted by on August 23, 2011 at 17:36

      Read my comment. I was a huge fan of her’s. But she lost a “like” on Facebook ever since I heard this song for the first time on the radio. Which was also at the time when she started dying her hair that weird red color. What’s wrong with the old her–the her that had black or brown hair, amazing songs, and didn’t make me laugh?

  8. Posted by on July 8, 2011 at 12:57

    I honestly was a huge Rihanna fan. I like her singles like “Pon De Replay” and “Umbrella”–the fun, clean singles that are fun to dance to and didn’t have that much graphic details in them. But since she started singing about what she’s singing, I’ve stopped being her fan.

  9. Posted by on July 6, 2011 at 12:24

    Sigh………..

  10. Posted by on July 4, 2011 at 12:04

    Just to let you know The Ho and whore on the newspaper in the back of her represented everything everyone is saying about her and shes basically saying she doesnt care anymore. -______-

    • Posted by on July 27, 2011 at 14:59

      if she doesnt care, why DOES she dress like a ‘ho’?

  11. Posted by on June 13, 2011 at 18:49

    Ew. I always knew there was something wrong with her, and this just proves my point.

  12. Posted by on May 30, 2011 at 21:23

    And how conveinient it was when the 1st time i heard this song i was in the dollar general and heard a little girl singing it! she couldnt have been older than 2! its so sad how most girls her age’s fave song is tik tok by ke$ha or this.

    • Posted by on August 28, 2011 at 11:11

      Wow, that is so sad, poor little girl has been influenced by something like that at such a young age, 🙁 . My sister is 2 so that makes it even scarier.

  13. Posted by on May 8, 2011 at 14:44

    It is irony. Do you think Stephen Crane really thought that “War is Kind”? Rihanna is doing the same thing.

  14. Posted by on April 24, 2011 at 17:35

    I see the issue at hand, but don’t you think instead of tearing her down there is another way to get the point across? Seems a little mean that you have a platform to stand on and preach to people and speak to them about God and you use it to tear down artists who are, yes, making mistakes, but everybody makes mistakes. They are in a fishbowl and everyone watches and waits to pounce on them when they make the slightest mistake, you should be promoting a positive message about praying for her instead of saying “she has serious issues”, calling her desperate and pathetic, and saying you are sorry for her. I’ll pray for her, but I think I’ll be praying for you too, to go about your message in a different way.

    • Posted by on July 27, 2011 at 14:58

      Show me where exactly she “tore her down”. There is NO way to discuss such a proudly immoral person without speaking honestly, as much as YOU may not want to hear it, ya know.

  15. Posted by on April 20, 2011 at 07:10

    Definition of IRONY
    1: a pretense of ignorance and of willingness to learn from another assumed in order to make the other’s false conceptions conspicuous by adroit questioning —called also Socratic irony
    2a : the use of words to express something other than and especially the opposite of the literal meaning b : a usually humorous or sardonic literary style or form characterized by irony c : an ironic expression or utterance
    3a (1) : incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the normal or expected result (2) : an event or result marked by such incongruity b : incongruity between a situation developed in a drama and the accompanying words or actions that is understood by the audience but not by the characters in the play —called also dramatic irony, tragic irony

    • Posted by on July 27, 2011 at 14:57

      Then why does she keep saying she “likes it”?
      No? Didn’t think so.

  16. Posted by on April 16, 2011 at 13:27

    Oh my word!!! I knew she was bad news but my friend LOVES the song “I love the way you lie”!!! Ugh… that’s nasty and its heart breaking!!! I’ll be prayin for her!

  17. Posted by on April 5, 2011 at 15:25

    Okay, I totally agree that it is sad that she feels that this is the only way to gain popularity, but the root issue is obviously insecurity, and I’m sure having her boyfriend beat her did nothing to help that. These things are probably just her way of trying to deal with the holes that incident has left in heart because she doesn’t have the Lord. But that doesn’t make her “sad and pathetic” and saying “She’s got serious issues.” in the context of this article comes across a little flippantly towards someone who has experienced a significant trauma, don’t you think? You seem to have an overall very positive message on this site but personally attacking (see “it’s so obvious she’s just trying to “outdo” Lady…”) an unsaved girl for acting unsaved also sends the wrong message. It is sad that she feels the need to resort to these things, but in a “my heart breaks for you, I wish you had what we Christians have so that you could feel what it’s like to feel worthy” way, not a “that’s pathetic” way. All I’m saying is that we who have found the Lord so young are incredibly blessed, and should not ever condesend to those unfortunate girls who haven’t yet been so lucky, the ones we’re called to love.

  18. Posted by on April 5, 2011 at 08:18

    Sigh. This does make me really sad…I feel for her….but I also feel for all my friends who sing this song along with the radio like its the cutest little song.
    This song glorifies ABUSE of all things, and Rihanna of all people! She obviously was not given the help and support she needed to heal and rebuild her self-esteem after what happened with Chris Brown.
    Rihanna has reduced herself to a cheap object and has dehumanized herself.
    This song isn’t cool or cute or daring…its sad.

  19. Posted by on April 2, 2011 at 18:51

    Like the beat, hate the content. Did she want Chris Brown 2 beat her up? wtf?

  20. Posted by on March 31, 2011 at 00:52

    Wow this video is disgusting and is a horrible way of promoting Violence. Brutal!

  21. Posted by on March 29, 2011 at 15:25

    Wow I never heard of this song till now and I 100% glad I have never heard it because it sounds really sick and disgusting. What Hollywood says for girls to be is sick and disgusting. They that girls need to be extremely skinny and hot and wear really revealing cloths and have sex before marriage…… and bah bah bah. While God tells us to wait till marriage, stay pure,your beautiful just the way you are, love everybody even your enemies and etc..
    I rather follow what God say because its the truth, not Hollywood’s lies.

    • Posted by on July 27, 2011 at 14:55

      nobody says girls need to be “extremely skinny”… if anything they LOVE mocking skinny girls!! unless they’re skinny with a big butt like Rihanna or big boobs like Scarlett Johansson, but other than that Hollywood hates tiny girls. it hates everyone really.

  22. Posted by on March 29, 2011 at 12:09

    My mom doesn’t allow me to have any secular music on my Ipod, unless it’s like ??Happy?? music, tee hee. This is disgusting. The singers these days are disgusting. Listen to Fireflies and Songs, a new albm by Sarah Groves. It’s beautiful. What about Tal and Acacia. They sing about seeking first the Kingdom of God. Best song ever! Why listen to this…it boggles my mind…

  23. Posted by on March 28, 2011 at 05:03

    oops sorry, that first part of the message was Rachel. Enue82 was below it. My fault 😀

  24. Posted by on March 28, 2011 at 05:01

    First and foremost, if you are reading this Enue82, you should say something about that because even if you are attending a public school, the message of this song should never be supported. Also, your bus driver should be responsible enough to make sure to focus on the road and students rather than the radio. So after that rant, I would at least tell your mom.

    Secondly: To me, this sends the message that she likes to be beaten, and maybe those bruises (the ones she said Chris Brown gave her) were from this kind of activity rather that him going off and beating her. If she didn’t like to be hit and abused, why is she now making “songs” about how she loves it??? Red Flags? hmmm

  25. Posted by on March 14, 2011 at 23:55

    The worrying thing is this woman’s main fan base consists of teenage girls. What’s more, she’s making a mockery of victims of domestic violence by publicly endorsing sadistic acts against women. Is that what she thinks empowerment is? Sounds more like submission to me, but Ok Rhianna, do what you want behind closed doors, but please consider the impressionable young minds you are corrupting before you bring your filth into the public domain.

  26. Posted by on March 14, 2011 at 19:56

    Everyday, the radio station my bus driver listens to plays this song. I have to turn my “Jesus music” up so loud just to cover it up. My mom would die if she knew how loud it was, but then, she’d die if she heard what is was I was trying to cover up.

    • Posted by on August 28, 2011 at 11:04

      Yeah, one time the kids convinced the substitute bus driver to go on a dirty rap station. I’m glad I’m the first one off the bus, it was SO bad.

    • Posted by on August 23, 2011 at 17:32

      Talk to your bus driver about listening to songs that are school appropriate and religion-approved. There probably are other kids on that bus who could support another religion–such as Mormon or Catholic–who don’t like it either. Not only that, I know of a lot of teachers that I have who make sure their music is “clean” for school. So talk to your mom or a trusted/well liked teacher about this so that you don’t have to listen to this gross disturbing song! 🙂

  27. Posted by on March 14, 2011 at 07:37

    You completely missed the point of the song. It’s irony, entirely. The newspaper pieces, with degrading language are meant to demonstrate the crushing scrutiny of the media. (I think your website agrees with how awful that can be, right?) The blatant sexual themes are offensive, but that’s what she’s going for. She’s showing up the media, almost embracing their harsh terms. Basically saying: “Oh this is what you want me to be? Here you go? Like it? No? It’s overdone and trashy? No kidding!” It’s not Rhianna at all.

    • Posted by Nicole on March 15, 2011 at 08:38

      Hi Grace~
      Apparently it IS rhianna because she’s singing about it. You think these songs are her demonstrating what she doesn’t feel? Not quite. Check out the lyrics: Oh, I love the feeling you bring to me,
      oh, you turn me on
      It’s exactly what I’ve been yearning for, give it to me strong
      And meet me in my boudoir, make my body say ah ah ah
      I like it-like it

      Her song is sending a harmful message to us girls. Plain and simple.

  28. Posted by on March 11, 2011 at 16:16

    I used to like her songs, I thought this one was catchy until I saw the video- totally bizarre and creepy.

  29. Posted by on March 11, 2011 at 16:15

    Seems weird she would sing about this after Chris Brown punched her in the face. She’s sending mixed messages to people.

    • Posted by on August 23, 2011 at 17:26

      I know! Its like she totally didn’t seem cool with the abuse (who would?) when it happened to her, and now she’s cool with it. Well…lets pop her back into a time machine, have her go through the abuse scene again, and then have her consider singing that song again. Seriously, like she sings in the song, COME ON!

    • Posted by on July 27, 2011 at 14:47

      Like all the other pop stars and trendy actors, she is a very confused girl who doesn’t know who she is or what she wants or what God wants for her, if she even believes in Him.

  30. Posted by on March 11, 2011 at 16:14

    Ew!!!!

  31. Posted by on March 11, 2011 at 16:14

    I completely agree Nicole,. it’s pretty sad she’s stooped this low to try and sell records. Too bad.

  32. Posted by on March 11, 2011 at 16:13

    She doesn’t even look hot in the video!

  33. Posted by on March 11, 2011 at 16:12

    This song is so vulgar I can’t believe people actually like it.

    • Project Inspired

      Posted by xoo222 on January 2, 2012 at 13:46

      Rose, Julia, I hate a lot of modern pop for this reason. Keesha’s lyrics are just pure filth and then others like lady gaga promote irresponsibility and danger for young women by glamorising and non-sensing personal safety.

  34. Posted by on March 11, 2011 at 11:33

    I’m disturbed by this trend in music too. I love Ke$ha but her lyrics are just as bad as RiRi’s.

  35. Posted by on March 11, 2011 at 11:18

    I really like Rihanna, but yes, when I see her lyrics written down like that it’s disturbing. She looks totally crazy in this picture! Haha!

    • Posted by on August 28, 2011 at 11:02

      She looks crazy and she’s wearing waaaaay too much make up. lol, I can see at least 5 things she’s put on.

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