Rihanna endorses condom use

Sultry pop star Rihanna has endorsed the use of condoms while partying at a night club.

The We Found Love singer was celebrating her brother Rorrey's 22nd birthday at Whisky Mist in London when she felt the urge to remind revellers about the importance of wearing protection between the sheets, the Sun reports.

Just hours after wowing the crowds at her gig in the capital's O2 Arena, the superstar once again took to the microphone to lead a sing-song for her sibling.

Once the rendition was over, Rihanna clung to the mic as she took it upon herself to advise lovers about the necessity of using prophylactics.

The singer - whose hits include Rude Boy, Umbrella and Don't Stop the Music - said: "I left home at 16 and had to learn to look after myself. Always use a condom."

After her announcement, the star then led her brother, his friends and a gaggle of girls back to her hotel suite to round off the night.