Barbados declares Rihanna a national hero
30 November 2021 | 2:08 pm
Barbados declared hit singer Rihanna a national hero at its republican celebrations in her hometown of Bridgetown. Prime Minister Mia Mottley announced that the 33-year-old would be conferred with the honor of National Hero of Barbados to cheers. Rihanna was called up before the crowds to be congratulated by Mottley.
21 Mar 2019
Britain’s Prince Charles met with Lionel Richie on Tuesday, as the singer was named global ambassador of the Prince’s Trust International.
21 May 2019
Rihanna's ninth studio album will be a reggae album dropping later in 2019. The pop star confirmed the album plans in an interview for Times' 'T Magazine' by playwright Jeremy O. Harris in London. RiRi is referring to the album as 'R9' for now.
24 May 2019
Rihanna Debuts Fenty Collection in Paris RiRi debuted her new luxury fashion line at a pop-up boutique in Paris. She spoke to people in attendance, explaining how the collection was inspired by her desire to find similar pieces on her own shopping trips.
5 Jun 2019
A new report from Forbes says the "Umbrella" songstress is worth $600 million. According to Forbes, much of Riri's fortune is thanks to a business deal with French company LVMH. Along with the luxury goods conglomerate, Rihanna holds co-ownership of Fenty Beauty. The singer launched the cosmetics brand back in 2017.
12 Jun 2019
Speaking with Sara Paulson for‘Interview Magazine,’ Rihanna spokeabout a number of personal subjects. When asked by Paulson if she wanted to be amother, Rihanna said “more than anything in life.” She did not elaborate further, but didgo on to disclose that she was in lovewhen Paulson asked about her romantic life.
12 Jul 2019
Rihanna is getting backlash after the release of her Harper’s Bazaar China cover shoot. The Fenty Beauty mogul can be seen wearing various garments with influences from Chinese cultural dress. Some have argued that the photos are acceptable due to the Chinese creative team behind the shoot.
7 Aug 2019
President Donald Trump gave a speech on Monday morning regarding the recent mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Donald Trump, via CNN Rihanna took aim at the president on social media. Rihanna, via Instagram Rihanna, via Instagram President Trump also took to Twitter to condemn the role the media has played in the way they cover news.
12 Sep 2019
Rihanna has apologised to her fans and admitted she won't be releasing a new album any time soon because she is so busy.
20 Oct 2019
Rihanna has released a limited edition lingerie range to raise money for breast cancer research.
9 Oct 2019
Rihanna is set to release a "visual autobiography", which will feature 1,000 images, spanning across 504 pages, from throughout her life.
11 Oct 2019
In a recent interview with ‘Vogue,’ Rihanna confirmed the reason she turned down the 2018 Super Bowl Halftime Show. . It was initially reported by 'US Weekly' that the 31-year-old singer turned down the offer due to the Colin Kaepernick kneeling controversy of 2016.
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Singer Rihanna was among the stars who descended on Los Angeles' fabled Hollywood Boulevard on Thursday night for the world premiere of "Queen & Slim," a thriller about a black couple on the run after they kill a white policeman in self-defense.
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