7 celebrities who are great at posting ‘thirst traps’ on Instagram


Rihanna may have posted the most provocative Instagram picture since she joined the social network a few years ago. On May 22, She gave her Instagram followers a sneak peek of a wardrobe look from her new video, “Pour It Up.”

The picture showed Rihanna’s bare butt covered only by a red lacy thong and a denim thong. She later deleted the picture from her account. Rihanna’s photo was a clear example of a “thirst trap.”

A “thirst trap” is an image that is purposely used to entice and get the attention of the opposite sex. When it comes to Instagram, “thirst trapping” is somewhat of a sport. Those who perfect thirst trapping usually get more likes and more followers after posting seductive photos.

Similar to a mouse’s hunger for cheese, most men are incapable of thinking rationally when viewing a thirst trap on Instagram.

Beyond likes on Instagram, thirst traps often attract men who will leave comments on numerous photos with the hope of securing a date or hook up.

Along with Rihanna, there are certain celebrities who have conquered the art of “thirst trapping.”

Click continue to view the seven celebrities who are great at posting “thirst traps” on Instagram.

A.R. Shaw
A.R. Shaw

A.R. Shaw is an author and journalist who documents culture, politics, and entertainment. He has covered The Obama White House, the summer Olympics in London, and currently serves as Lifestyle Editor for Rolling Out magazine. Shaw's latest book, Trap History, delves into the history and global dominance of Trap music. Follow his journey on Twitter @arshaw and Instagram @arshaw23.

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