Rihanna's Hero Is Rachel Dolezal and Black Twitter Raged

Rihanna's Hero Is Rachel Dolezal and Black Twitter Raged

The singer says the race faker "flipped society."

Published October 6, 2015

By now it's clear that Rihanna doesn't give a damn what anyone thinks, and she reminds us of that fact in her latest interview with Vanity Fair. In the cover story, RiRi shares her opinion of former NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal, who admitted to posing as a Black woman for the better part of a decade.

“I think she was a bit of a hero, because she kind of flipped on society a little bit. Is it such a horrible thing that she pretended to be Black?” Rihanna asks. “Black is a great thing, and I think she legit changed people’s perspective a bit and woke people up."

Predictably, Black Twitter has gone crazy over her comments. See a few of the best responses below:

You know Wendy Williams is going to have a field day with this one. Until she has a chance to comment, warm up with her recap of RiRi's fling with Travis $cott, below:

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(Photos from left: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Vogue, Anthony Quintano/NBC News via AP)

Written by Evelyn Diaz


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