Rihanna Song Toned Down For BBC Radio Broadcast!

By on 9 February, 2011



Bosses at the BBC have defended their decision to play a radio-friendly version of Rihanna‘s controversial track S&M – because the special edit of the song was provided by her record company!


The singer reacted with fury after learning her latest single – which features risque lyrics about sex, whips and chains – was introduced to Radio 1 listeners on Sunday (6th February, 2011) as Come On.

Posting on her Twitter account, she rages:

“Are you f**king kidding me??? I’m on it!”


But BBC chiefs have spoken out about the toned-down track, revealing Rihanna‘s music bosses provided a risk-free radio edit of the song so younger listeners could hear it on the airwaves.

A BBC spokeswoman tells WENN:

“We couldn’t play the edit we had so we asked the record label and they provided us with a radio edit.”

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