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In a now-deleted Instagram post, Banks wrote that Rihanna and “all the rest of the celebrities who are using their influence to stir the public, you lot really REALLY need to shut up and sit down.” She added that people need to “[s]top chastising the president.”
Disgusted! The news is devastating! America is being ruined right before our eyes! What an immoral pig you have to be to implement such BS!!
— Rihanna (@rihanna) January 29, 2017
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The hashtags in Rihanna’s post are apparently a nod to the rumor that Banks sacrifices chickens in her closet, which Banks acknowledged in another post.
Then there was this apparent subtweet. (Subgram?)
Banks reportedly posted Rihanna’s phone number on social media, though it has also been deleted.
Elsewhere, musicians were making real calls to action in regards to the executive order: Grimes tweeted that she would match donations to CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations), and Sia said she would match donations to the ACLU.
H/T the Daily Mail
Audra Schroeder is the Daily Dot’s senior entertainment writer, and she focuses on streaming, comedy, and music. Her work has previously appeared in the Austin Chronicle, the Dallas Observer, NPR, ESPN, Bitch, and the Village Voice. She is based in Austin, Texas.