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Rihanna and Instagram Feud Over Topless Pix

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The Man won't stop trying to keep us all down. By this, I mean that Instagram told Rihanna to cease uploading topless pix from her recent Lui photo shoot.

A source at Instagram (???) confirmed that the social media platform's problem was indeed with the nudity and not with the denim bucket hat, informing TMZ that the singer "got an email that basically warned her ... keep your clothes on or risk having your account permanently shut down." WOW, INSTAGRAM, YOU ARE REALLY NO FUN. Rihanna responded by posting this beauteous gem:

And also by posting all of the images on Twitter (link NSFW; NSFTheMan), a social media haven where nipples are allowed to roam as free as they'd please. [TMZ]>

Lupita Nyong'o continues to have very well-deserved good things happen to her: it's just been announced that she's going to the White House Correspondent's Dinner! She will be sitting at the Time table and being v. flawless in general. YAY LUPITA. [Washington Post]

In other celebrity-at-fancy-soiree news, Gwyneth Paltrow will not be attending the Met Gala. She WAS invited, though, even though she drunkenly said that the event "sucked" last year. She's just not going because she's busy (also probably because she openly thinks that it sucks there). [Page Six]

  • Nicole Richie is on the cover of Paper with her lavender hair fashioned into a conceptual hair-wave. [Style Blazer]
  • Cool teen Hailee Steinfeld did an interview in which she was hounded about her friendship with Taylor Swift, despite having accomplished several things in her life in addition to befriending the world's most friend-having pop star. [E!]
  • Cressida Bonas continues to exist on this planet after breaking things off with Prince Harry, proving definitively that she isn't a phantasm created by Queen Elizabeth's troubled subconscious to explain Harry's beard-growing. [E!]
  • Halston Sage doesn't know if she's dating Zac Efron; similarly, I don't know if any part of the phrase "Halston Sage" is a human name. [Gossip Cop]
  • Influential hat-wearer Pharrell donned a Mickey Mouse chin band-aid for the Time 100 Gala. [Just Jared]
  • Naya Rivera was not fired from Glee, says her rep. [Just Jared]
  • Jennifer Lawrence and Nicholas Hoult were spotted in IKEA, which some have taken as a sign that they're moving in together. Not necessarily. Maybe they were doing some method acting for a movie about being trapped in hell. Maybe they just wanted meatballs. [MTV]
  • Olivia Munn broke up with her boyfriend, who apparently played RoboCop. RIP RoboMunn, you were probably a good couple. [Page Six]
  • BREAKING: Emma Stone loves Andrew Garfield, her boyfriend of like a billion years, "very much." [ONTD]
  • Here is Lil' B's terrifying horror-hop track, "Katy Perry." Katy Perry LOVES it. [MTV]
  • Paris Hilton was on the cover of a magazine.¯\_(ツ)_/¯ [The Life Files]
  • Zoe Saldana made her first red carpet appearance with her husband, who looks like a wizard in training. [Hello!]