Tata Perking, Take Me, I’m High

So, Rihanna’s tatas made a guest appearance at a fashion awards show. Yep, that’s right… the Good Girl Gone Bad’s forehead was upstaged by her perky areolas while wearing a sparkly see through dress with flesh colored panties. Which begs the question: How can someone who is known for her “clothing is optional” lifestyle, and for proudly displaying her breasts every chance she gets, win a fashion award? Even worse, a Fashion Icon award? I guess if Yankin is a feminist call to arms for some (I know a few feminists who love this song), anything is possible. First the Fat boys break up, now this. Moving on…Rihanna-CFDA-Dress-3

I guess Rihanna needed a new platform to show her nipples to the world since Instagram shut down her account. For what? Too many topless selfies.

While the head detective showing off her breasts is somewhat of an everyday occurrence, her ‘fashion’ statement isn’t anything new. With these internet streets being just like Compton and all, there were/are a people that are shocked, and actually wonder if Ri-Ri has gone to far. Even TLC tried to throw some light weight shade at Rihanna by releasing a statement slamming her and other pop stars for their choice in clothing — or rather, the lack thereof.

“People are usually followers. It’s rare that you have leaders who switch the game up and do something totally different.” Chilli told Australia’s Channel 7 Sunrise earlier this week. “So you have all these followers, all of them doing the same thing as a result … posting half-naked pictures of themselves on Twitter and Instagram – it’s just crazy, almost like you are dying for attention.”

“Every time I see you you don’t have to be naked,” T-Boz chimed in. “It’s hard for us to say anything because any time we do, they say, ‘Oh TLC must be jealous’, but I call a spade a spade.”

“We became the biggest girl selling group of all time with our clothes on and that says a lot.” Chilli added. Of course Rihanna, didn’t take it lying down, she responded by tweeting a picture of a scantily clad TLC, from there “Crazy Sexy COOL” DAYS, in which a mini twitter war resulted.

Personally, I could give all the teeth in Trinidad James mouth and two f*cks about what Rihanna wears. As someone who’s claim to fame, popularity and questionable talent was built around catchy, surface songs;

Rihanna has to do something to separate herself from other pop starlets. With a little effort, she may be able to cement her number 2 status behind Beyonce, who isn’t giving these chicks any room to breathe. She may not have to use what she got to get what she wants (don’t give me no Ronnie hoe quotes), but she definitely comes up with new ways to keep us talking.

So what do you think? Did you think that Rihanna’s dress warranted all the attention?

Talk to me, I’ll talk back?


4 thoughts on “Tata Perking, Take Me, I’m High

  1. She has taken all of the mystery about her breasts away and have made them virtually irrelevant parts of her sexual arsenal. Although I generally like her music, she certainly needs a mentor and psychologist.

    1. I wonder if Jay-Z pushed her too far. Look at the transformation she’s gone through since her first album. Is this a case of the chickens coming home to roost? Was she really this “edgy” before her second album, and this is the case of the real her? Or has she lived a lie for so long that, she’s starting live a lie?

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