June 11, 2011 16:25
Rihanna thanks US pressure groups for making 'Man Down' a success
Singer takes to Twitter to express her gratitude over controversial music video
The singer has taken to her Twitter page Twitter.com/RIHANNA to thank The Parents Television Council in particular who criticised the song, saying it promotes murder. Rihanna responded, saying she wanted the track to 'give a voice to victims'.
The video portrays the singer shooting her attacker after being raped.
"'Man Down' is the most viewed video on YouTube this week! Special thanks to PTC and #RihannaNavy. #ManDown this is why I FUCK with yall!!! RiRiLovers+RiriHaters, you all made this a success!!! And I truly thank you!" she wrote.
She added: "I bring the clip to you, and you take over from there! And I love that you love them! And I love you guys even more."
You can watch the 'Man Down' video below.
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