Rihanna ‘selfie’ leads to arrests

WTKR.com

(CNN) — Two men in Thailand are in trouble with the law thanks to an Instagram photo posted by pop star Rihanna during her recent visit to the holiday island of Phuket.

The singer was visiting Phuket for a few days between stops on her Diamonds World Tour, departing on Sunday for Singapore.

During her visit she shared many of her experiences on Twitter and Instagram, including a photo of her holding a loris — an endangered primate native to Southeast Asia.

The Instagram picture, believed to have been taken at Phuket nightlife hotspot Bangla Road, was captioned “Look who was talkin dirty to me!” and “liked” by more than 230,000 viewers.

The problem is, it’s illegal for anyone to charge tourists money to take photos with the endangered primates — an issue wildlife groups have long been trying to stamp out on the island.

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