A week ago, a garbage sports site decided that women in the world were feeling too good about themselves and decided to go after a few of Rihanna’s recent appearances. The internet swiftly fired off a collective “how dare you,” but RiRi herself didn’t have a response.
Until now. In a masterful move, Rihanna didn’t acknowledge the original post directly, instead deftly employing a meme (starring rapper Gucci Mane) to get her point across:
It’s a simple way of stating her truth: If you have an opinion about my body, don’t be surprised if I don’t have anything to say to you even when it fits your “standard” of beauty. All punctuated with a faux-concerned crying face emoji, like a champ.
Celebrities can’t go about their days without a storm of unfiltered commentary about their appearances. It’s all too easy for celebs of every stripe to eventually feel the burden of those comments. But this is Rihanna’s way of saying enough is enough. And if you come for her, she’ll drag you without even having to say your name.