Rihanna Upsets BJP Trolls With Her Tweet in Support of Farmers’ Protest

Is she originally from Pakistan? Is her real name Rihanna Malik Khan? Read more to find out what netizens are saying about RiRi.

Rihanna

American-Barbadian pop star Rihanna is famous all around the world. Her superhits have put her in the spotlight in every country. However, she is now gaining attention from Indians for all the wrong reasons. The 32-year-old has upset BJP trolls with her Tweet in support of farmers’ protests in India. Now, netizens are asking her to ‘move to Pakistan’.

 

Rihanna

 

For those of you who don’t already know: Rihanna aka RiRi is an American singer who has been giving us hits since 2005. The singer has been a part of many controversies over the year, but nothing quite as such.

 

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Rihanna Tweets in support of farmers’ protest in India

Despite providing livelihood to almost 70% of the Indian population, the Indian farming industry is deeply troubled. Despite promises made by the government, causes like natural calamities and huge debts have left the farmers in rage.

Due to all of this, farmers have taken to the streets to demand justice. However, the government reacted by cutting down the internet and police attacks. Of course, this did not sit well with the countrymen. And even international celebrities and activists have decided to not bite their tongues this time.

 

 

Our very own RiRi decided to side with the protestors as well. Rihanna, sharing an article, wrote:

 

why aren’t we talking about this?! #FarmersProtest

 

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Here’s her original Tweet:

 

 

Netizens react

After Rihanna shared this Tweet, some Indians – specifically BJP trolls – seemed to have lost their marbles. They are accusing her of several things, including having ties with Pakistan. Is she originally from Pakistan? Is her real name Rihanna Malik Khan?

 

 

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Let’s take a look at what everyone is saying:

 

 

A Tweet- sponsored by Pakistan

 

https://twitter.com/theFalgunshah/status/1356674807627214853

 

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Did she speak without proper knowledge?

 

 

 

Nothing but propaganda…

 

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Kangana Ranaut vs Rihanna

Even Bollywood star, Kangana Ranaut, couldn’t hold back her ‘anti-India’ controversies. In a Tweet, bashing the American star, she wrote:

 

No one is talking about it because they are not farmers they are terrorists who are trying to divide India, so that China can take over our vulnerable broken nation and make it a Chinese colony much like USA…
Sit down you fool, we are not selling our nation like you dummies.

 

 

Hold on…

 

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Fawad Hussain Chaudhry shares his 2 cents

Meanwhile, Pakistani politician and current Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Hussain Chaudhry, lauded the star for showing her support. Replying to her Tweet, he wrote:

 

You have earned respect of every Farmer of the world and particularly of #Punjabis all around the world you have showed your heart is on the right place…. loads if respect #FarmersProtests #Rehana

 

 

Sportsmen join Rihanna

Others, including famous NBA players, have also joined Rihanna in her quest to spread awareness. American basketball player Kyle Kuzma wrote:

 

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Should be talking about this! #FarmersProtest

 

 

Another former NBA player, Baron Davis wrote:

 

Are we going to address what’s happening in India ? Let my good people free !! Unfair to those who struggle, the farmers provide a way of living and they need to have a right to a way of life. Join me and let’s bring awareness. #FarmersProtest

 

 

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Famous sportsman, JuJu Smith-Schuster- an American football player- also showed his support. He wrote:

 

Happy to share that I’ve donated $10,000 to provide medical assistance to the farmers in need in India to help save lives during these times. I hope we can prevent any additional life from being lost. Folded hands #FarmersProtest

 

 

Thousands have now joined Rihanna in spreading awareness about what’s going on in India. However, many Indians wish to remain on their country’s side. What do you think of this story? Share your views in the comments section.

 


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