Posted by | Cyrena Rose

According to the DailyMail Robyn Fenty b.k.a., Rihanna is set to play legendary seductress Josephine Baker in a new biopic…

Per the DailyMail this summer, a new play about Josephine entitled Josephine And I, directed by Phyllida Law — mother of  the actress Emma Thompson — captivated London theatre audiences with her rags-to-riches story.

And a film about her is to be released next  year — it is rumored that the controversial singer Rihanna might play her. 

But while Rihanna has endured her own share  of scandals, her drug-taking and self-conscious exhibitionism pale in comparison  to Josephine’s jaw- dropping exploits. 

There is no word on whether or not Rihanna has signed on to play Josephine.

Do you think RiRi would nail the role?

Take a look at footage of Josephine Baker performing her infamous Banana Dance at the Folies Bergère in Paris, France c. 1927:

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RC fans, what are your…