Rihanna Fans Left Furious By J Balvin’s "Sexist And Ignorant” Comments About Her

10 April 2018, 12:38

J Balvin comments about Rihanna

A spokesperson for the singer has defended his comments.

J Balvin is facing major backlash online following his latest comments about Rihanna.

During an interview with Portuguese YouTube vlogger SirKazzio, the Colombian reggaeton star took part in a round of the popular game 'F*ck, Marry, Kill'.

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However, fans of the Barbadian singer were left reeling after Balvin suggesting that the 'Wild Thoughts' star wasn't made for marriage.

"Rihanna isn’t a good woman to marry, just fool around," he said. Unsurprisingly, the Internet had some choice words for the 'Mi Gente' singer.

One user even pointed out that Balvin had previously replied to Rihanna on Instagram and extended a marriage offer her way.

In response, a spokesperson for Balvin defended his comments.

“J Balvin has the utmost respect for Rihanna, which he has stated multiple times in interviews – repeatedly naming her as one of the artists he would most like to work with one day,"

"In this particular case, which is being taken out of context by some, a Brazilian video Blog interview requested he answer two rounds of Kiss, Marry, Kill. 

"J Balvin lightheartedly choose his two recent ‘Machika’ collaborators Anitta and Jeon as his ‘Marry’ responses because he knows each of them well – leaving only the ‘kiss’ or ‘kill responses remaining. 

"He would no more wish to show any type of disrespect to Rihanna, as he would wish harm on the other names presented."

Rihanna is yet to respond to the incident.

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