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  • Rihanna out for CBS NFL theme song after she lashes out on Twitter

    Eric Edholm at Shutdown Corner16 mins ago

    You can blame Ray Rice (sorta) and an angry tweet for CBS and singer Rihanna splitting up.

    The network made its Thursday night debut along with broadcast partners NFL Network in Week 1's Pittsburgh Steelers-Baltimore Ravens game, and CBS chose to permanently edit a portion of his song with Jay-Z, "Run This Town," that was slated to be the theme music for the game broadcasts this season.

    That decision was made initially in light of CBS' coverage on last week's broadcast of the Rice story and the NFL's problem with domestic violence.

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    Apparently, the network's decision didn't go over well with Rihanna. She decided to lash on on Twitter over it, which contained a naughty word:

    "CBS you pulled my song last week, now you wanna slide it back in this Thursday? NO, [Blank] you! Y'all are sad for penalizing me for this."

    Followed by:

    The audacity...

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