Saturday, August 14, 2010
Eminem, Rihanna, Domestic Abuse, Irony and 35,000,000 YouTube Views
There's been a lot of fuss over Eminem and Rihanna's pairing for their "Love the Way You Lie" video. Many people are annoyed, if not flat out angry, that a self-proclaimed abuser and a just recently battered woman are singing a song about domestic abuse together. Others find it to be genius and a call for action. The video has broken YouTube records with over 35 million views in just 9 days. Regardless which side of the fence you're on, abuse is one topic that continues to push buttons and is an ongoing focus in entertainment. Rihanna and Eminem today. Let's just see who pushes the button tomorrow.