rihanna british gq - snakes cover*For some folks, doing a cover shoot dressed in your birthday suit and covered slithering snakes would be going too far. But not for Rihanna.

For her, it’s just the ticket she needs spark controversy … to get people talking about her even more than they already do. And the British GQ 25th anniversary cover story/shoot was just what RiRi was looking for.

As you can see, she donned a Medusa crown of snakes as a python slithered around her (lucky snake?). The concept – as noted by Huffington Post – was helmed by Damien Hirst, one of the industry’s living legends. (And an occasional fashion collaborator

Check out the cover above and a few snaps below Rihanna posted on her “BadGalRiRi Instagram account.

And oh yeah, don’t look into her crazy cat-eye contact lenses or you might … end up liking what you see. 🙂
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