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Self-proclaimed “bad gyal” Rihanna took to Twitter to express her distaste for CBS.

In wake of the Ray Rice domestic violence fiasco, last week CBS opted to pull “Run this Town,” which features the songstress. Initially, the news outlet was slated to air Rihanna performing a version of the song, while Actor Don Cheadle introduces the team and theatrically ask who will “run this town.”

However, CBS decided to switch gears and not involve a high-profile celebrity who was once a victim of domestic violence herself. CBS Sports Chairman Sean McManus stated, “We thought journalistically and from a tone standpoint, we needed to have the appropriate tone coverage.”

After flip-flopping, CBS elected to air the segment this week. RiRi was not having it. The “Unapologetic” singer gave CBS a piece of her mind. Last night she tweeted:

According to Bill Carter, a reporter for the New York Times, as a result of Rihanna’s protest CBS will pull the song from this week’s broadcast and replace it with music created internally.


UPDATE: CBS Sports released the following statement: “Beginning this Thursday, we will be moving in a different direction with some elements of our Thursday Night Football open. We will be using our newly created Thursday Night Football theme music to open our game broadcast.”

Seems like another example of victim blaming if you ask me. What’s your take Clutchettes?

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