3. Then, Monday morning, after changing her avi to a drawing of her impeccable bantu knot, she disappeared.
5. But there’s hope: Artist Richard Prince was banned from Instagram in March for posting a nude photo of Brooke Shields, but his account was later reinstated.
6. UPDATE — May 5, 11:10 a.m. ET: Rihanna’s Instagram account has been reinstated.
7. UPDATE — May 5, 12:50 p.m. ET: Rihanna’s account was taken down by mistake.
“This account was mistakenly caught in one of our automated systems and very briefly disabled. We apologize for any inconvenience,” an Instagram spokesperson said in an email.
8. UPDATE — May 5, 5:47 p.m. ET: Rihanna’s account has disappeared once again, and this time it doesn’t appear to be Instagram’s fault.
“I can confirm that we have not deleted the account subsequently,” an unnamed rep told MTV. Rihanna is over it? #FreeRihanna.
- Donald Trump slammed the CIA after reports that the agency believes Russia used hacks to try to help him win.
- Rudy Giuliani is no longer being considered for a position in the Trump administration. Trump says the former NYC mayor withdrew his name.
- South Korean President Park Geun-hye has apologized for negligence after lawmakers impeached her over a corruption scandal.
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