Editor ousted over racial slur against Rihanna

THE 2011 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS - Singer Rihanna performs at "The 2011 Billboard Music Awards," airing live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on SUNDAY, MAY 22 (8:00-11:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage via ABC)

December 21, 2011 9:33:03 AM PST
The editor of a Dutch fashion magazine has been fired after the publication used a racial slur to refer to Barbados-born Rihanna, setting off a social media furor and prompting an outraged response from the singer.