Rihanna performs during a concert at the Palau Sant Jordi...

Rihanna performs during a concert at the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona. (Dec. 14, 2011) Credit: AFP/Getty Images

The editor of a Dutch fashion magazine that used a racial and a sexual slur about pop star Rihanna has abruptly resigned after the singer lambasted the editor on Twitter.

Eva Hoeke, editor-in-chief of The Netherlands magazine Jackie, said in a Facebook post Tuesday afternoon that in a "joint decision" with Yves Gijrath, head of the publishing company Gijrath Media Groep, "My credibility is affected, and for all parties it is better if I immediately end my duties as editor."

The Google Translate translation went on to say, "After my eight years giving heart and soul to 'Jackie,' I realize that these errors -- although not of malicious intent -- are a reason for leaving."

Hoeke earlier apologized on her publication's Facebook page for the misguided attempt at "street language" in the latest issue, in which a headline and accompanying text joined two common epithets to describe Rihanna's fashion style. "Rihanna, the good girl gone bad, is the ultimate ---- and happy to show it," reads one sentence, as translated by the dual English-Dutch website DutchNews.nl.

Hoeke, in her initial apology as translated by MTV.com, had said "the author meant no harm" and "the title of the article was intended as a joke -- it was a bad joke, to say the least. And that slipped through my, the editor-in-chief's, fingers. . . . The author has been addressed on it, and now I can only ensure that these terms will no longer end up in the magazine. Furthermore I hope that you all believe there was absolutely no racist motive. . . . It was naive to think that this was an acceptable form of slang."

A furious Rihanna tweeted in response to the apology, "Your magazine is a poor representation of the evolution of human rights! I find you disrespectful, and rather desperate!! . . . You put two words together, with the intent of abasement, that made no sense . . . Well with all respect, on behalf of my race, here are my two words for you," she wrote, followed by an obscenity.

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