Rihanna denies false accusations of cocaine abuse via Instagram and a soft drink stand

The singer was outraged by the claims, made after a Vine clip emerged of her partying backstage at Coachella in California

Jenn Selby
Wednesday 15 April 2015 20:55

When life gives you lemons, the saying goes, make lemonade.

Or, as Rihanna’s personal proverb perhaps now reads, when it chucks accusations of class A drug abuse at you, walk past a soft drinks stand and buy yourself a humorous Instagram response.

The singer was outraged by the claims, made after a Vine clip emerged of her partying backstage at Coachella in California. It has since been deleted, but not before some fans suggested she was taking cocaine in the video, which she strongly denies.

“Any fool could see that’s a joint that I’m basing with cigarette! Who snorts tobacco??!!” she commented underneath the Vine.

She later posted the following on Instagram:

Rihanna has been open about her use of cannabis in the past, which although is illegal in the UK, is legal for those holding a medical license in some states in the US, including California.

Her trip to Coachella has already proved eventful. She was pictured with her former lover Drake shortly before the Madonna vacuum descended on him midway through his festival performance and removed his soul from his body.

She also made one make-up brand a shed load of profit when the purple lipstick she was wearing in another Instagram post sold out within hours of her uploading it.

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