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Rihanna Hits on CBS for Pulling Song from Ravens/Steelers Thursday Night Pre-Game Show over Domestic Violence Issue

Rihanna was reportedly enraged that CBS had the nerve to pull out her song from the Ravens/Steelers Thursday night pre-game broadcast just because she is a survivor of domestic violence.

The famous singer took to Twitter on Tuesday to call out the network for taking down her track in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

"CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday? NO, Fuck you! Y'all are sad for penalizing me for this," she tweeted, then added, "The audacity..."

Rihanna's song "Run This Town" was supposed to be played during the opening of CBS' inaugural Thursday Night Football broadcast las week ahead of the Baltimore Ravens and the Pittsburgh Steelers game, however, the network ditched the tune in the wake of former Ravens player Ray Rice's domestic violence case.

Instead, CBS opted to open its pregame with a news segment featuring an interview with NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell by anchor Norah O'Donnell.

Meanwhile, the pop star reportedly was not only mad that CBS canceled her song, she was also furious that the network and NFL used her name to promote the show.

Riri was pissed when someone sent her the joint NFL/CBS press press release last week with the headline, "CBS & NFL Network 'Run This Town' for Thursday Night Football Open with Music Featuring Rihanna & Narration by Don Cheadle," sources connected to the celebrity told TMZ.

The site reported that the song wasn't completely Rihanna's, it was actually Jay Z's track which only featured the female artist.

"Due to the misuse and misrepresentation of Rihanna's name and participation in connection to CBS TNF, CBS was not allowed to license and utilize the song 'Run This Town.' Roc Nation made the decision to not grant the song's usage," Riri's rep told TMZ.

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