The “Wild Thoughts” singer, fashion designer and burgeoning attractiveness tycoon is the quilt big name for the mag’s November factor. She posted footage of her two covers, which display her channeling Queen Nefertiti.
Vogue Arabia introduced the Nefertiti-inspired Rihanna shoot in a tweet on Oct. 17.
“Thousands of years apart, two iconic women will finally meet in the pages of Vogue Arabia,” the mag mentioned.
While many of the singer’s fanatics have been serious about the shoot, others discovered it problematic. Some other people concept the shoot was once an instance of cultural appropriation, taking into account Rihanna is from Barbados.
isn’t this tradition appropriation?
— hayley 🦄 (@hayleymaraj) October 18, 2017
Yes it’s. The double same old on this nation is astonishing.
— Cylus Cox, BS, ICADC (@DrFatalThumbs) October 27, 2017
Y’all flipped shit when Gigi Hadid (an ARAB) was once at the quilt. Rihana isn’t Arab. This is tradition appropriation
— FUCK TRUMP🇺🇸 (@hillary_for_USA) October 27, 2017
Rihanna has been accused of cultural appropriation earlier than, however she has but to answer the accusations stemming from the Vogue Arabia shoot. HuffPost has no longer won a reaction to requests for remark from Vogue Arabia or Rihanna.