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Sound off: Is Rihanna sending the wrong message?

  • Rihanna's new video for "Pour it up" features pole dancing
  • Critics say Rihanna is again combining sex and violence
Sound off: Is Rihanna sending the wrong message?

Rihanna is undoubtedly an extremely talented musician. She is beautiful, rich and a fantastic singer. But in her new music video, she once again sends a dangerous message: that there is a correlation between sex and violence.  

Rihanna should know better being the victim of a brutal beating at the hands of her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown.  Should we expect more from her? Should she be working to empower women instead of objectify them?  Or are we making too much out of a music video?  We want to hear from you. 

For more on this story, watch Jane Velez-Mitchell weeknights at 7 p.m. ET on HLN. Follow the show on Facebook and follow Jane on Twitter.


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