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Snapchat Issues Second Apology for Ad After Rihanna Puts the Company on Blast

Snapchat is once again apologizing for an ad that ran on the app.

The ad, for a game launched on the app early in the week, featured a “Would You Rather?” question asking users to pick between “slap Rihanna” or “punch Chris Brown.” (You can still see a screenshot of it here.)

After Snapchat issued an initial apology, Rihanna put the company on blast with a scathing post.

“This advertisement is disgusting and never should have appeared on our service. We are so sorry we made the terrible mistake of allowing it through our review process. We are investigating how that happened so that we can make sure it never happens again,” a spokesperson for Snap Inc. said to ABC News on Thursday (March 15).

The game was pulled from the platform and the advertiser has been blocked from the app.

Rihanna Fires Back at Snapchat Over Ad with Chris Brown: 'Shame On You'

Rihanna is firing back at Snapchat over the ad the app ran asking users if they would “rather slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown.”

“Now SNAPCHAT I know you already know you ain’t my fav app out there! But I’m just trying to figure out what the point was with this mess!,” Rihanna began in a statement posted to her Instagram Story. “I’d love to call it ignorance, but I know you ain’t that dumb! You spent money to animate something that would intentionally bring shame to [domestic violence] victims and made a joke of it!!! This isn’t about my personal feelings, cause I don’t have much of them…but all the women, children, and men that have been victims of DV in the past and especially the ones who haven’t made it out yet…you let us know! Shame on you. Throw the whole app-ology away.”

Snapchat apologized and took down the ad, but many users were extremely upset.

Chris was arrested in 2009 for his assault on Rihanna, and spoke about his crime in a later interview.

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Snapchat Apologizes for Ad Featuring Rihanna & Chris Brown

UPDATE: Rihanna has responded to the ad and is slamming Snapchat.

Snapchat featured an advertisement that left many fans very upset.

The ad in question asked users if they would “rather slap Rihanna or punch Chris Brown.” You can see the ad here, which was screencapped by a user who wrote, “Is it just me, or is this ad that popped up on my Snapchat extremely tone deaf? Like what were they thinking with this?”

Snapchat has since responded and told the BBC, “The advert was reviewed and approved in error, as it violates our advertising guidelines. We immediately removed the ad last weekend, once we became aware. We are sorry that this happened.”

Rihanna Keeps It Comfy While Heading Out of New York City After Celebrating Her 30th Birthday!

Rihanna is rocking some comfy fashion ahead of a flight!

The newly 30-year-old pop icon, who recently celebrated her birthday with a huge bash, was spotted heading through JFK airport on Tuesday afternoon (February 27) in New York City.

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Rihanna stayed looked cool and comfy in grey co-ords and neon Balenciaga sneakers.

Rih recently fangirled over meeting Toni Braxton at her star-studded birthday party.

“finally met my fav! thank you for making my night so special! I’ll never forgive you for looking this good at my party tho ❣️,” she wrote on her Instagram.

FYI: Rihanna is wearing Gentle Monster x Alexander Wang sunglasses.

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Rihanna Celebrates Her 30th Birthday With a Tribute to Her Mom

Rihanna‘s celebrating her 30th birthday – and the woman responsible for bringing her into the world!

The newly 30-year-old Anti pop icon paid tribute to her mother Monica Fenty in a post on her birthday (February 20) on Instagram.

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“10958 days ago @monica_fenty became a mother for the first time to her only daughter! Today is just as much your birthday as it is mine! I love you mom! Thank you for carrying me, birthing me, raising me, supporting me, teaching me, and loving me unconditionally! The woman I am today is because of everything that you are! I thank God for perfectly hand picking you to be my mother when He sent my spirit to you! You are the greatest! Thank you! #💕” Rih captioned an adorable photo of herself as a baby.

Monica also posted a tribute to Rihanna: “Happy 30th. God’s blessings to my 1st born. The sweetest , most humble person I know , and most loving daughter ever. Lots of love back to you on your special day.🌷,” she wrote on her Instagram.

Too sweet! Happy birthday, Rihanna!