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Rihanna

Four Hours Late

to Charity H.S. Gig

3/23/2013 4:20 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
breaking news

0322-rihanna-tmzRihanna made 2,500 students wait for over FOUR HOURS -- crammed in a tiny high school gymnasium -- before finally showing up for a mere 16 minutes, this according to local reports.

Rihanna was slated to appear at Barrington High School in Chicago after the school won a charity competition put on by the pop-star. The appearance was supposed to start at 1:00 PM, according to The Chicago Tribune, but RiRi didn't show up until well after 5:00 PM.

The singer tweeted from her car on the way to the event ... "This Chicago traffic is not working."

When Rihanna finally did take the stage, she told the kids, "Thank you guys for coming and waiting," but reportedly made no other explanation for her extreme tardiness.

Other than just being a famous person.

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JesusSaves    

How crappy of her!!!

587 days ago
2.

Wash. Hts. Girl    

Not professional at all.

587 days ago
3.

MarcyMM    

Enjoy being an a$$hole while you can...keep this up and it will all be gone and you & prince charming will be nothing but joke headlines.

587 days ago
4.

Kemosabe    

Trash is...as trash does

587 days ago
5.

sophiastormy    

She is a biatch. Eventually she will be a nobody. Who??

587 days ago
6.

Amy    

I can't believe anyone waited for her. I'd have split after an hour, tops. There's NO ONE worth waiting that long for. Totally rude, unprofessional, and arrogant. Do that at a concert and see how much longer you have a career (Axl Rose).

587 days ago
7.

WTF    

What charity would want her representing them??? And blaming traffic for being 4 hours late. REALLY??? More likely she was out of blow and it took her that long to find a dealer. Girls, this is NOT someone you want to look up to.

587 days ago
8.

Marie    

If I had kids, I'd be pretty mad if the school they go to invited Rihanna to talk to them. She's not the kind of role model I'd want to see around children.

587 days ago
9.

still2easy    

Skank

587 days ago
10.

laura hubych    

what a ****.

587 days ago
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Cindy J    

I live near there and have been reading the stories leading up to the appearance. What BS!! Chicago traffic isn't at all bad at 1 p.m. I can tell you that for sure. Total lie.

587 days ago
12.

harvsgirl    

A lesson to be learned...singers are not role models. They don't deserve to be worshiped.

587 days ago
13.

chris    

too busy getting slapped in the face with chris browns shlong

587 days ago
14.

chicagodon    

Chicago news are reporting she only was at the school for 5 mins also

587 days ago
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Cindy J    

Oh. And to add to my last post, from what I read locally,she was NOT singing, just doing a Q and A session. It was free to the school, BUT they had to pay for some extra cops/security. She better kick in for all those extra hours the school had to cover because of her lateness!!

587 days ago
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