M-Net officially turns 30 years old today – celebrating three decades of bringing viewers across the African continent premium TV content

Reeva Steenkamp's best friend finally breaks her silence with beautiful tribute on Instagram

Rihanna asked to tone down raunchy image to become cartoon character

2013-10-23 21:30
Los Angeles - Rihanna is being asked to tone down her image so she can be made into a cartoon character.

The Stay singer is being sought by DreamWorks Animation studios, who want to make a character out of her, but first they want her to agree to promote a more wholesome lifestyle.

A source says the company's CEO, Jeffrey Katzenberg, wants to "globalise and sanitise her image for the widest possible audience".

The source added to RadarOnline.com: "Jeffrey has been tracking Robyn [Rihanna's birth name] for a couple of years. He is a huge fan and believes the sky's the limit if she can clean up her act to appeal to a wider audience."

Much controversy

"He sees a huge amount of money to be made there and wants to capitalise before somebody else does. He's making pop-friendly movies and wants her to be in them.

"It's time for Rihanna to go from R-rated to PG-rated. This is Jeffrey's firm opinion and he's doing all he can to make it happen."

The source cited how DreamWorks had managed to take comedian Chris Rock - known for his explicit stand up routines - and put him in front of a family audience as a voice actor in the hugely successful Madagascar franchise.

Rihanna, 25, has courted much controversy in the last five years, with her swearing, drinking and partying, on/off relationship with bad boy Chris Brown, posing for photos with Marijuana joints and numerous raunchy music videos, the most recent of which - for the song Pour It Up - showed her surrounded by strippers and grinding against a chair in a raunchy outfit.

Read more on:    rihanna  |  movies  |  celebrities

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Recent News

Deadpool director Tim Miller reportedly quit the sequel after he and Ryan Reynolds disagreed over the casting of Cable. Read More »
Add your review

The South African HorrorFest film festival celebrates its 12th anniversary this year. Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.