Instagram Bans Rihanna’s Topless Magazine Cover

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By: Adelle Platon / April 30, 2014

Rihanna’s new fashion staple: nudity. While rubbing cheeks with Balmain’s Olivier Rousteing and stroking up on Kate Moss is cool and all, the singer/ fashion icon got the swift reprimanding for exposing her tatas on Instagram.

TMZ first leaked the bottomless flicks of Rih while shooting for the French mag, shot by fashion photographer Mario Sorrenti, earlier this month. But when it came time to unveil the X-rated cover for Lui magazine (above), Instagram removed her topless flicks and temporarily shut down the bad gal’s account, which has over 12.8 million followers.

Apparently, no new nudes are allowed on the photo-sharing site. “If you wouldn’t show the photo or video you are thinking about uploading to a child, or your boss, or your parents, you probably shouldn’t share it on Instagram,” reads the ‘Gram’s community guidelines.

“The same rule applies to your profile photo. Accounts found sharing nudity or mature content will be disabled and your access to Instagram may be discontinued.”

Rihrih found a loophole and was able to post the steamy flicks on Twitter instead. Of course, she stuck it to IG by firing this lovely shot: