‘She’s A Role Model, I’m Not’: Why Rihanna Won’t Be Joining Taylor Swift’s Squad Any Time Soon

The Grammy award winner has no desire to join Taylor Swift on stage any time soon

Pop royalty Rihanna has vetoed any notion of her becoming a member Taylor Swift’s seemingly all-encompassing squad.

The 27-year-old award-winning singer didn’t mince her words when asked if she would ever join the ‘Shake It Off’ star on stage:

‘Er, I doubt it,’ she told NME. ‘I don’t think I would. I just don’t think it makes sense. I don’t think our brands are the same: I don’t think they match.

‘In my mind she’s a role model, I’m not.’

While T-Swizz has welcomed literally everyone from Justin Timberlake to Julia Roberts on stage during her 1989 world tour, rebellious Rihanna is fine going it alone thank you very much.

Ri-Ri also got the chance to respond to the rather fierce criticism of her last video, ‘Bitch Better Have My Money’, where she and her own girl gang kidnapped and violently tortured a woman.

Accused of being anti-feminist and derogatory to women, the video was one of Rihanna’s most controversial to date – and that’s saying something.

‘I didn’t think about anything that had to do with [feminism],’ she explained. ‘And at the end of the day the women won. The bitch was the man.

‘This was not a woman empowerment video. I was making a piece of art.’

Rihanna is currently working on her untitled eighth studio album, which is already three years in the making, and has promised it’ll be “something great”.

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