Rihanna Goes Topless in Italian Vogue

Pop star covers up for the cover, though, in a Valentino dress
By Sarah Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 2, 2009 10:09 AM CDT
Rihanna watches of Game 4 of the NBA finals in Orlando, Fla., on June 11, 2009.   (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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(Newser) – Rihanna appears in the September issue of Italian Vogue wearing edgy, elaborate outfits—except in the photo where she's sporting only pasties and underwear. The pictorial was shot by Steven Klein, who has worked with celebs like Britney Spears and Madonna, MTV reports. On the mag's cover, Rihanna wears a Valentino dress and tosses water from a bucket. View a slideshow of the photos via the link below.