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Rihanna

SLAMS 'Racist' Dutch Magazine

for 'Degrading' Article

12/21/2011 2:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Rihanna
unloaded on the editor of a popular Dutch magazine this week -- furious over an article that referred to her as a "N**gaB*tch."

In the original article that ran in "Jackie" magazine -- editor Eva Hoeke approved copy that read, "Rihanna, the good girl gone bad, is the ultimate n**gab*tch and displays that gladly."

Rihanna was PISSED -- and responded with a Twitter message to Hoeke which read, "I hope u can read english, because your magazine is a poor representation of the evolution of human rights!"

She added, "I find you disrespectful, and rather desperate!! You ran out of legit, civilized information to print! There are 1000's of Dutch girls who would love to be recognized for their contributions to your country, you could have given them an article. Instead, u paid to print one degrading an entire race!"

Hoeke has since resigned from her position -- and the magazine says she has been "taunted and threatened" after referring to the slur as a "joke" in what's being considered a half-assed apology.

The magazine has invited Rihanna to talk things out with them for an article in the next issue. Don't hold your breath, Jackie.

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76.

Uh    

No law exists prohibiting the use of the term. It's not used here (due to censoring by wussy staff of TMZ). As black rappers use it extensively, they obviously don't find any objections to it, unless a non-black person uses it..oh wait, that would be racist and we all know blacks are not racist.

933 days ago
77.

Florida Gator Killer    

Would that same magazine call Ke*****he smelly cracka whore,or Katy PErry typical big breasted trailer trash???White peoples obsession with the way black people talk is old.Thats why they all hide behind there computers and try to emulate black people.

933 days ago
78.

Catherine Turley    

obviously, it's wrong. but why does she insist on giving racists the ammo. if you look and act cheap, the media is going to have a field day.

933 days ago
79.

Jim in Cali    

Rihanna always tries to act gangsta though on Twitter.

933 days ago
80.

Kelly    

Is this the same woman who wears the c**** necklace proudly?

933 days ago
81.

jemie    

Just reading all the comments are very hurtful,sexist and yes racist. All thi*****e from cowards hiding behind computers. We must get over our faults and question wrong views and thoughts of each other in this country and aboard.

933 days ago
82.

supa    

i thought when it ended with an A it was in a good way? oh, only when black people say it? Get over it!!! I'm black and sick and tired of the double standard. I personally thought she would be ok with being the A and not the ER!! I don't think that lady should have had to resign over this nonsense. Why not be offended over the word b*tch?

933 days ago
83.

EdH    

Rap culture isn't a reflection of black culture. Just because rappers decide to use the "N" word in there song does not mean the entire black community in the world is for using the word. I am black. I personally hate the N word. I wish people would stop using it. But realistically you can't tell people what to say & how to talk.

933 days ago
84.

Raejean    

Maybe she needs to stop acting and dressing the part before she decides who's degrading whom.

933 days ago
85.

kiki    

@Buckaroobonzai No I think the article is degrading a race when using the n word. I wonder what makes her a N- bitch or a bitch at all. No examples given, just a bunch of haters for her scantilly clad outfits. I never hear you use the N word and she was not born in the ghettos of america. He intro to the ghetto life was in the Us though.

933 days ago
86.

kiki    

Sorry to say this, mostly the ghetto people love to read negative stuff like this, then laugh. Just like the amount of hate Beyonce gets for small things. Jay on the other hand, gets no hate. Blacks are such a damaged people.

933 days ago
87.

Joyce    

HUH!! Doesn't feel good to be call a down...does it? But yet she was able to call "us" North American Native's...DIRTY and disgusting? Looks good on you Rihana!!!

933 days ago
88.

kiki    

Chris Brown, didn't they break up? What thugs has she been dating lately LMAO, just haters.

933 days ago
89.

sheila    

She uses the N word to describe herself! LOL ! She also disgraces herself, her race, and her country everytime she opens her mouth or appears in public in any capacity.

933 days ago
90.

charley    

if it walks like a ho...acts like a ho...dresses like a ho..then she must nbe a n***A ho!

933 days ago
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