Rihanna apologises to Muslims for song with sacred Islamic verse at Fenty lingerie show

Rihanna apologises to Muslims for song with sacred Islamic verse at Fenty lingerie show

- Rihanna's team was accused of playing a blasphemous song during her recent fashion show

- Many Muslims condemned Fenty over the same and demanded an apology

- The songstress through her Instagram account apologised to Muslims world over for the mistake

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Celebrated musician Rihanna recently won admiration from people across the world after giving plus-sized people the spotlight in her latest fashion line.

Legit.ng earlier reported how the singer impressed many with her recent Savage x Fenty Vol.2 show, through which she confirmed her line also caters to plus-sized people - unlike many high fashion underwear lines.

Rihanna apologizes to Muslims for song with sacred Islamic verse at Fenty lingerie show

Rihanna was forced to apologise through social media. Photo: Rihanna
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Through the successful show, her line showcased many different looks in bodies that come in many different shapes and sizes.

While the show impressed many people, it rubbed others, specifically Muslims the wrong way.

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Legit.ng has learnt a section of Muslims across the world recently called out the star and her fashion line for featuring a song called Doom by an artiste known as Coucou Chloe, which includes a Muslim text, Hadith.

Millions of Islam faithful world over camped on the singer's social media pages and asked for a formal apology from Fenty for using the song.

According to most of those who condemned Fenty, Islam forbids the use of Allah’s name, words from the Quran or Prophet Muhammad's name in a trivial manner.

A random social media user posted:

''Um can we talk about the blasphemous song that was played during the Savage X runaway? A mix of Quran verses with an atrocious song? Not your fault however kinda disappointing for whoever was in charge of that awful playlist.”

Another netizen pointed out:

“I love you and you are the queen, but using a Islamic hadith as a track in your show is rude and disrespectful to all of your Muslim fans across the globe. I love you but that was just not it. Especially [because] you stand for diversity."
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This got to Rihanna who calmed everyone down with a decent apology through her Instagram account.

Rihanna noted her team was wrong to include the song in the playlist but promised the same will never happen again.

Riri wrote:

''I would like to thank the Muslim community for pointing out a huge oversight that was unintentionally offensive in our Savage X Fenty show. I would more importantly like to apologise to you for this honest, yet careless mistake. We understand that we have hurt many of our Muslim brothers and sisters, and I an incredibly disheartened by this. I do not play with any kind of disrespect towards God or any religion and therefore the use of the song in our project was completely irresponsible."

Her maturity and apology were equally lauded by many people online.

The singer behind the track also issued her apology through Instagram.

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