'Man Down' Music Video: Rihanna Gets Raped and Turns Into a Killer


'Man Down' Music Video: Rihanna Gets Raped and Turns Into a Killer


RiRi sends a 'very strong underlying message' to her female fans in the music video which sees her killing a man who raped her.

Rihanna guns down a man in a dark, and emotional music video for her latest single "Man Down". In this clip, the Bajan songstress is originally a carefree island girl who is full of love, spirit and joy, but then an unthinkable moment happens and changes her entire life. She gets raped by a man she met at a party, and turns into a cold-blooded killer to seek revenge on him.

The music video was directed by Anthony Mandler. "Very strong underlying message 4 girls like me! #listentoyomama," RiRi once tweeted about the premise of the gritty visuals. Anthony, meanwhile, said the video has all elements that will capture viewers right from the beginning, saying "[It's] dramatic and shocking and intense and emotional and uplifting and enlightening."

RiRi filmed the clip in Jamaica. "I've always wanted to do a video here. 'Man Down' is just a song that you can't do anywhere else. We need to be authentic. You can't get any realer than Jamaica," she gushed. "It was amazing. It was intense, but we did it, of course. We're the dream team, and I'm really glad we came to Jamaica to make it work."

"Man Down" is lifted from Rihanna's studio album "Loud". The song was chosen as a single based on an online poll she had to determine her next offering.

Rihanna's "Man Down" music video

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Charlie Sheen Opens Up About His Wild Night With Lindsay Lohan: 'She Literally Tucked Me In'
  2. Angelina Jolie Demands Brad Pitt to Keep the Kids Away From Jennifer Aniston
  3. Ryan Gosling May Dump Eva Mendes as Reports of Her Past Affair Emerge
  4. Zac Efron Left Paris Jackson Heartbroken Nearly a Decade Ago
  5. Tyrese Gibson Slams Haters Over Mixed-Race Marriage, Defends New Bride
  6. Chris Brown Wants to Go to Therapy to Make Things Truly Work With Rihanna
  7. Report: Drake Dating Legendary Singer Sade Adu
  8. 'Dancing with the Stars' Pros Reportedly Cause Backstage Drama
  9. 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Ratings Plummet - Will It Be Cancelled?
  10. Blac Chyna and Dream to Appear on 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' Amid Custody Drama With Rob

CELEBS PHOTO