Rihanna Returns To Instagram After 6-Month Silence Following Photo Dispute
After six months of silence on Instagram, the controversial @Badgalriri is back - and her nearly 13 million followers are thrilled.
The singer announced her return to the photo sharing app on Sunday with this blurry post, simply captioned "Hellurrr #badgalback":
And clearly wanted to show off her Halloween costume:
Since Sunday, the singer has already uploaded 14 photos.
"We briefly disabled the account by mistake and restored it quickly," an Instagram rep said at the time. But it was too late, the app had already offended the singer with their policies.
Rihanna had also previously caused Instagram controversy with photos she posted of herself posing in front of a restricted area outside of a mosque in Abu Dhabi wearing a full black suit - her own interpretation of a burka.
According to a statement put out by the mosque, Rihanna was in an area off limits to visitors. The singer's photos were "inconsistent with the sanctity of the mosque."
Regardless, Instagram is clearly happy to have her back.
Earlier this week, Chelsea Handler bashed Instagram for deleting her own topless photos (á la Vladmir Putin) and subsequently deleted the app. But not before these parting words: