Rihanna's Rolling Stone cover, which hits newsstands this Friday, got the internet gossiping today.

No, not about the sidebar, which dubs her the “Queen of Pain,” and promises dish on “sexting, bad boys, and her attraction to the dark side” (really, Rolling Stone?). Instead, the question was, “Are those shorts Photoshopped on??”

Rihanna looks, as usual, banging- though we think she's too pretty for that Carrot Top thing.

We also think they shaved a little off the back (and sides, and front), but we'll let the detectives over at Jezebel tackle that one.

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