It may have appeared that Rihanna was playing it safe on X Factor last week, after her last performance drew complaints for its raunchiness, in a demure tartan dress.
But we clocked her naughty game straight away, and others soon followed suit. It did not take long for Rihanna to set pulses racing in a saucy schoolgirl-style outfit, teamed with stockings, metal-tipped collar and laddered stockings.
This year Ofcom had ensured that the 23-year-old singer did not partake in any gyrating in skimpy costumes this year. But there is no holding back rebel Rihanna. On closer inspection, and lets face it who isn’t scrutinising the gorgeous singer, it appeared she was still rallying against the establishment by wearing shoes with the phrase ‘F*** Off’ scrawled across them.
Rihanna’s energetic performance of the single We Found Love turned the studio into a dance party and the video for the track is full action too. Rihanna’s raunchy music video shows her being spanked by her real life boyfriend Dudley O’Shaughnessy, who also pens the word ‘mine’ on her behind.
But the explicit new We Found Love video has sparked controversy all over the world, with the French authorities banning it from being aired before 10pm.
Although the single has proved popular with music downloaders, the Supreme Audiovisual Council of France ruled the video is too explicit for daytime television.
The superstar told Dermot O’Leary afterwards that she was considering moving to London after performing so many shows in the UK this year.
We do hope so, Rihanna is our kind of lady and we would love to see a lot more of her.