Rihanna mocks Trump with viral video and her song ‘Needed Me’

Singer shared clip of president trying and failing to hold wife’s hand

Ellie Harrison
Wednesday 19 August 2020 09:07
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Rihanna has poked fun at Donald Trump by posting a viral video of the president and his wife Melania, with her own track edited in.

The clip in question shows Donald and Melania disembarking Air Force One on Sunday (16 August). The president appears to try to hold the first lady’s hand, however she seems to be more concerned with stopping her skirt from blowing up in the wind, ignoring his numerous attempts at affection.

Rihanna has shared a version of the video with her 2016 hit “Needed Me” playing over the top.

The lyrics “I was good on my own, that’s the way it was” can be heard as Melania refuses to hold her husband’s hand.

Rihanna posted the clip with a caption referencing how many days are left until the US election, writing: Melania likes art. #78days.”

The “Wild Thoughts” singer has been working on her ninth studio album for the last four years.

She recently told fans they are “not going to be disappointed” after the long wait. Speaking about her new music, Rihanna said: “I am always working on music and when I am ready to put it out in the way that I feel fit, it’s gonna come out.

“You’re not going to be disappointed when it happens. It’s going to be worth it.”

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