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Twitter Reacts To Rihanna’s Comment On Rachel Dolezal: ‘I Think She Was a Bit of a Hero’

Rachel Dolezal is back in the spotlight thanks to singer Rihanna referring to her as a bit of a hero in a Vanity Fair article, and Twitter users chime in.

rihanna-november-2015-annie-leibovitz-vfPop star Rihanna sent Twitter a fire by calling N.A.A.C.P. Chapter Leader Rachel Dolezal in the November 2015 issue of Vanity Fair “a bit of a hero.” Telling the magazine, “I think she was a bit of a hero, because she kind of flipped on society a little bit … Is it such a horrible thing that she pretended to be black? Black is a great thing, and I think she legit changed people’s perspective a bit and woke people up.”

Dolezal made national headlines when she was “outed” as a white woman passing for black. She later resigned from her chapter post but continued to state in a variety of interviews that she identifies as black.

Twitter has been reacting to Rihanna’s comment:

What do you think? Do you agree or disagree? Chime in below. Catch her complete article on Vanity Fair.

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