Rihanna at the Superbowl: her pregnancy announcement was an accident

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Rihanna was the headliner of the 2023 Superbowl, and the Barbados star created the event well beyond her performance as she revealed her baby bump. But this big reveal was not at all planned.

She is the happy mother of RZA and Riot, two charming little boys she had with her partner, rapper A$AP Rocky. The beautiful Barbadian lives her family life at 100 miles per hour, and even if she put her musical career aside since 2016, Rihanna came out of silence in February 2023. To the great surprise of her fans, the singer of 35 years old returned to the stage to perform the Superbowl Halftime Show. 13 minutes of show during which the superstar sang his biggest classics like “Diamonds”, “All of the Lights” and “Work”. But what caught the public’s attention, apart from the choreography, was the round belly displayed by the singer.

If her fanbase rejoiced at the happy news, Rihanna revealed that the announcement was in reality an incident. “ My sweater couldn’t close! No one knew I was pregnant, I just thought, ‘Make sure it’s stretchy.’ The armpits were stretchy and (the bottom of the sweater) was baggy, but you know: the zipper! She stopped there! “, she declared on the microphone ofAccess Hollywood. Since then, she gave birth to little Riot last summer.

Rihanna crosses her fingers for a daughter

Very fulfilled in her role as a mother, Rihanna does not hide her dream of a large family. And less than six months after the birth of baby number 2, the superstar still wants a little girl. Asked by E! News At her Fenty X Puma launch party, she admitted that the only thing she didn’t know how to do was ” to have girls for the moment “. “ My bet is 75% on a boy next time. So we’ll keep our fingers crossed “, she added.

According to fans, the singer will not make her long-awaited comeback before finally having her little girl.


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