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Rihanna slams Joe Biden after stating poor kids ''are just as bright as white kids''

Dayna Haffenden

 // Aug 10, 2019

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Rihanna isn't here for any controversial statements made from Joe Biden.

During his campaign trail, Biden left people uneasy after stating that poor kids are just as bright as white kids. "We should challenge students in these schools to have advance placement programs in these schools," Biden stated. "We have this notion that somehow if you're poor, you can not do it. Poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids." After a brief pause, he added: "Wealthy kids, black kids, Asian kids. No, I really mean it, but think how we think about it."

After watching the video of Biden's Iowa appearance on Instagram, Riri called out Barack Obama's former vice president for his outrageous thoughts. The "Work" singer explained that there is no hiding how he truly feels.

"Whoa! And he's convinced he said something great here," she commented underneath the viral video. "Even when they fake it, the truth about how they feel about us is blatant!"

Following the ton of backlash Biden received, his campaign manager, Kate Bedingfield, spoke on his behalf. In a statement, Bedingfield explains that Biden "misspoke and immediately corrected himself during a refrain he often uses to make the point that all children deserve a fair shot, and children born into lower-income circumstances are just as smart as those born to wealthy parents."

This isn't the first time that Rihanna has called out a political force. Earlier this month, mass shootings occurred in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. After President Donald Trump called the unfortunate events a "hateful act," Riri didn't hold back.

"Um... Donald, you spelt "terrorism" wrong!" Riri began. "Your country had 2 terrorist attacks back to back hours apart leaving almost 30 innocent people dead. This, just days after yet another terrorist attack in California, where a terrorist was able to LEGALLY purchase an assault rifle (AK-47) in Vegas, then drive hours to a food festival in Cali leaving 6 more people dead including a young infant baby boy!"

Take a look at Rihanna's response to Joe Biden below.

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