Wednesday, 21 December 2011

Editor Of Dutch Magazine Resigns After Labelling Rihanna a ‘N–ga B*tch’ Read more: EIC of Dutch Magazine Resigns After Labeling Rihanna A ‘N–ga B*tch’

Just a day after Rihanna descended heavily a Dutch Magazine Editor on twitter for publishing an article that referred to her as a ‘N**ga B*tch’, the editor has decided that she will be resigning as social media pressure is getting too much for her. A statement posted on the Magazine’s facebook page indicates that, the publisher’s credibility has been affected and it is prudent for her to go…

Check out the statement below…
"I realize that my first reaction on Twitter, where I indicated that it was a joke, was an incomplete description of what I, and also the author of the article referred. The term ‘n—a b—h’ h” has come over from America and we have only this to describe this particular style of clothes that we can try to interpret. Due to the enormous pressure from social media, I promised to do better regarding the language in future issues of Jackie and I have offered to rectify the situation.
I have now come to the conclusion that rectification is not the right solution. I regret that I have taken too quickly positions on an item in Jackie – which incidentally had no underlying racial motive. In the course of events I went with, the publisher came to the conclusion that, now that my credibility is affected, it’s better for all parties if I immediately lay down my duties as editor. After my eight years giving my heart and soul for Jackie, I realize that these errors – although not malicious intent – are a reason for leaving."

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