Rihanna Booted from Abu Dhabi Mosque Over Controversial Photos
Rihanna performs in Abu Dhabi.
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Rihanna has gotten herself in a bit of trouble over a new set of photos — not for what she’s wearing (or rather, not wearing) but for the location of the shots.
While in Abu Dhabi, Rihanna decided to model in the courtyard of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque Center. According to CNN, the landmark mosque asked her to leave after she posed “inappropriately” for photos on its grounds.
In the eight photos posted to Rihanna’s instagram, she wears a demure all-black outfit that includes a hijab similar to the ones worn by Muslim women, along with a gold chain and red lipstick. Per Muslim custom, only her hands and face are visible.