But that sort of early aughts swag became too easy. The bar has officially been raised on celebrity status symbols: These days, a tiny monkey is the rock star must-have, preferably one that will leave a trail of controversy and bananas in its wake. Exhibit A: Rihanna , who on the southeast Asian leg of her tour instagrammed a petite primate "talkin dirty" her words in her ear in Phuket, Thailand. So adorable, so exotic—until, in a Brokedown Palace turn of events, the above Insta led to the arrest of two men for pimping out the monkey, which turned out to be a protected slow loris, as a tourist attraction. They now face decades in jail
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By Rebecca Davison for MailOnline. She's known for making the most of her time off and Rihanna ensured she had yet another unusual day off when she was pictured feeding a monkey while sitting poolside. The singer, 27, is currently enjoying a holiday in Barbados and was pictured gently taking care of the baby animal as he lay wrapped in a white towel on Sunday. At one point, she balanced the monkey on her shoulder as she stood wearing a slick of berry lipstick despite the intense heat. Scroll down for video. Bikini babe: Rihanna was pictured taking care of a baby monkey as she topped up her tan in Barbados on Sunday. Visit site. Rumour has it that Rihanna might be performing at this year's Victoria's Secret fashion show. So it was no surprise to see her repping the lingerie brand while she soaked up some sun on the beaches of Barbados!
Rihanna Posts Instagram Photo With a Monkey and Gets Two People Arrested
As a plus, at least we know where Rihanna's limits lie. As a minus, they appear to involve some ping pong balls and a live bird The singer is currently travelling the world on her Diamonds tour, and in between performing for the likes of David Beckham in Singapore , persuading somebody to take some pictures of her in a pretty pale pink bikini, and presumably soaking up the sunshine, she's been at the centre of quite a lot of drama. Yep, not only did Rihanna pose with an endangered species of primate, known as a slow loris, but she even spent an evening at a local sex show. And judging from her tweets about the entertainment, she might not be copying any of the moves on stage any time soon And in case you're more interested in the slow loris story, don't worry - after Rihanna's photo with the endangered animal went viral, police descended upon Phuket and arrested two men in connection with the incident. The animals are protected in Thailand - meaning that it's a criminal offence to keep them as pets, or use them to lure in tourists for photo opportunities.
Posing in yet another skimpy bikini while soaking up the sun on the beach in Barbados yesterday, RiRi cradled an adorable baby monkey, who wasted no time in cosying up against the singer's chest. Rihanna teamed a tiny black two piece with a pair of round vintage-style sunglasses for the snap, posing with her trademark seductive pout for the camera. This certainly isn't the first time that we've seen the star's incredible bikini body over the past week or so. She was also snapped flashing the flesh as she celebrated the annual Kadooment Day in Barbados, attending an extremely colourful carnival last week. Showing off her toned body, Rihanna got into the party mood by clutching on to a bejewelled cup, wearing a skimpy bikini that she teamed with an elaborate feathered head piece. An insider close to Lewis also added: "He is a bit infatuated with her and thinks she is not only sexy but incredibly funny, although he knows she has a reputation as a heartbreaker.