New Delhi: US pop star Rihanna is facing global outrage after an IANS newsbreak on her company Fenty Beauty under the lens in India for sourcing mica from mines in Jharkhand which use child labour.
Following the IANS expose, there have been several reactions on social media with Fenty Beauty's connection with Blood Mica becoming a global talking point.
Cyrus Cohen from New York wrote, "Rihanna Stop using real mica sharing the brutalities video on children engaged in mica mining".
Spanish girl Marie tweeted: "Complaint filed against Rihanna over exploitation of child labour- Rihanna and blood money".
A complaint has been filed with NCPCR in India, a child rights body after the IANS newsbreak. Freddy from Philadelphia, PA tweeted: "It will be interesting to see how this develops."
Poonam from London, England wrote on Twitter: "So glad I no longer use #FentyBeauty of the products I HAVE used... it's COMPLETE trash. I will NEVER support makeup brands for using mica or exploiting child slave labour... So much for being "vegan" and "cruelty free" #ashy #basicbitchmakeup #boycottFenty".