Ms. Magazine Criticized For Rihanna Birthday Tweet

Twitter users said telling the star to “stay safe from violence” was victim-blaming.

John Shearer / AP

The above is a tweet Ms.’s official Twitter account sent today in honor of Rihanna’s birthday. It was not well-received.

Ms. eventually deleted the tweet, but when criticized for that, they got defensive:

Ultimately, though, they did issue an apology:

Ms. has not yet responded to our request for further comment on the issue.

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