Rihanna had a few unapologetic difference for a network that dared to lift her strain from a promote intro.
CBS was ostensible to play a cocktail star’s strain “Run This Town” in an opener during a initial Thursday Night Football promote final week brazen of a Baltimore Ravens personification a Pittsburgh Steelers, though a network ditched a balance in a arise of a high-profile domestic assault box surrounding former Ravens actor Ray Rice.
CBS opted to open a pregame news with a news shred instead, featuring an talk with anchor Norah O’Donnell and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell about a league’s doing of a case. Despite a timeliness, Rihanna was not happy about being dropped.
“CBS we pulled my strain final week, now we wanna slip it behind in this Thursday?” a cocktail star, 26, tweeted Tuesday morning.
“NO, F–k you! Y’all are unhappy for penalizing me for this.”
The would-be opener featured “House of Lies” actor Don Cheadle’s voice narrating over a Jay Z, Rihanna and Kanye West partnership song, according to Sports Illustrated.
A comedic shred was also axed, and instead a initial half-hour of a pregame uncover focused on Rice’s exclusion from a Ravens’ roster, his unfixed suspension, and a apparent issues of domestic assault now plaguing a league.
After Rihanna protest, CBS will dump her strain from opening of Thu Night Football thos week.
— Bill Carter (@wjcarter) September 16, 2014
“It’s critical to comprehend we are not overreacting to this story though it is as large a story as has faced a NFL,” CBS Sports authority Sean McManus told SI.com on Sept. 11, after a preference was made.
“We suspicion journalistically and from a tinge standpoint, we indispensable to have a suitable tinge and coverage. A lot of a prolongation elements we wanted in a uncover are being separated since of time or tone.”
Rihanna’s response has come roughly a week later. The “Umbrella” singer, who herself was a plant of abuse from ex-boyfriend Chris Brown in 2009, sent a twitter blustering CBS to her 37 million supporters — and suggested she doesn’t wish them to use her strain during all going forward.
“The insolence … ” she combined on Twitter.
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