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Rihanna Returns to Instagram

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Six months ago, Rihanna and Instagram had a falling-out, because the social-media site took down photos from her nipple-baring photo shoot with the French magazine Lui. Well, it looks like RiRi is back. In the last 14 hours or so, she’s posted four new photos, reminding us that no other celebrity has quite the same grip on the lo-fi, tragic brilliance of Instagram that she does. In her first, slightly unnerving selfie back, she wrote, “Hellurrr #badgalback.”

And here she is in stick-figure form “#RIHunited” with Instagram. This relationship looks one-sided, though. (It should be pointed out that those banned photos from her Lui photo shoot did not reemerge with her.)

And here she is making fun of all of us:

And then this:

Welcome back, Rihanna.