Is Rihanna pregnant? Everything you need to know!
Rihanna is a highly successful singer and businesswoman with a net worth exceeding $1 billion, and she became a mother last year.
She added another achievement to her list on Sunday by headlining the Super Bowl halftime show.
At the State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, Rihanna put on an impressive performance, showcasing her R&B and pop music with her signature fashion style.
Beginning with “Bitch Better Have My Money” on a hovering platform, she quickly transitioned to “Where Have You Been” and “Only Girl (In the World),” culminating in a fireworks display during “We Found Love,” her hit song with Calvin Harris.
Additionally, Rihanna had a surprise in store for her audience.
Is Rihanna pregnant?
During her performance, Rihanna wore a baggy jumpsuit and appeared to have a baby bump, which she accentuated with fluid dance moves on the red-lighted stage. She sang hits like “Rude Boy,” “Wild Thoughts,” and a sultry rendition of “Work.”
Fans speculated about Rihanna’s pregnancy when she tenderly touched her stomach during the show, causing “Is Rihanna pregnant again” to become a trending term on Google. Following the performance, her representative confirmed her pregnancy to The Associated Press.
Before the game, Rihanna hinted in interviews that she was considering bringing a surprise guest to her performance, suggesting that her show would double as her announcement.
The TV broadcast of the performance featured intricate camera work, such as an upside-down shot of the stage, as Rihanna performed “Pour It Up” and even did some twerking. The visually stunning production was sure to captivate viewers.
Prior to performing “All of the Lights,” Rihanna playfully applied some powder to her nose as a nod to her Fenty Beauty makeup line. A group of dancers, possibly members of her fanbase known as the Rihanna Navy, joined her on the field.
Although the opening notes of “Run This Town” led into “Umbrella,” which hinted at a potential Jay-Z cameo, Rihanna remained on her hovering platform, accompanied only by her backup band and the team of dancers.
As expected, the stadium lit up for “Diamonds,” and Rihanna sang the hit with passion while surrounded by a dazzling light show.
Rihanna, who hails from Barbados, has amassed an impressive collection of multi-platinum singles, including “Work” with 9 million units sold and “Umbrella” with 8 million units sold, according to the Recording Industry Association of America. She made sure to incorporate as many of her 14 No.1 hits as possible into her Super Bowl performance.
Fans speculated that Rihanna’s Super Bowl debut would coincide with the release of new music or her first tour since the arrival of her 2016 album “Anti.”
Following the release of her 2016 album “Anti,” Rihanna has focused largely on expanding her Fenty Beauty line, which she launched in 2017. Her successful lingerie collection, Savage x Fenty, debuted the following year. The singer and entrepreneur, whose birth name is Robyn Fenty, is estimated to be worth $1.7 billion by Forbes.
Rihanna comeback after first pregnancy
In May of last year, Rihanna welcomed her first child, a son, with her longtime partner A$AP Rocky. Although she has kept many details about her child private, she shared a TikTok video in December that featured her baby smiling and yawning in the back seat of a car.
In 2022, Rihanna made a musical comeback with the ballad “Lift Me Up” from the film “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” The song was nominated for Best Original Song at the Oscars after losing at the Golden Globes to “Naatu Naatu” from the movie “RRR.”
Rihanna’s decision to perform at the 2023 Super Bowl received criticism from some, who cited her previous refusal to perform in 2019 in support of Colin Kaepernick. However, Jay-Z’s involvement as a consultant for the NFL may have played a role, given his past history of working with and promoting Rihanna, a top name at his Roc Nation label and entertainment company.
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