Rihanna is all anyone can talk about right now, partially because she's the best, partially because her Savage X Fenty NYFW show broke all kinds of rules and boundaries in the best ways. She's been making the rounds ever since; at her appearance at the Essence Diamond Ball last night, one of the things she said put Twitter into an absolute uproar: "I’m a black woman. I came from a black woman, who came from a black woman, who came from a black woman and I’m going to give birth to a black woman."
"Rihanna is pregnant" was fully trending on Twitter last night, and fans were losing their minds. Let's be fully clear here, though: There hasn't been any official confirmation from Rihanna's sources, Rihanna herself, or a verified outlet about the news. As of this moment, it's just Twitter doing its crazy, crazy thing.
She did look amazing last night:
The full quote from Rihanna goes like this:
Here's the original video:
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In addition to being a particularly badass quote in general, fans immediately lost it, speculating whether she was pregnant with boyfriend Hassan Jameel, wondering if she would be having a girl—basically everything but throwing her a shower right this instant.
When I find out Rihanna is actually pregnant and I’m not the child ???? pic.twitter.com/eh8yxmu67VSeptember 13, 2019
If Rihanna is pregnant then according to the interview, she’s gonna give birth to a baby girl.... pic.twitter.com/fsPvYQmE3wSeptember 13, 2019
Other fans were suspicious, considering she was drinking:
Sis drinking tho 👀. So is she really pregnant or is she making us talk about this so we can stop asking for an album 🤔🤔 #Rihanna #DiamondBall2019 pic.twitter.com/1Cu9JUXEN1September 13, 2019
And another fan noted that she didn't actually take a sip from the drink, so....jury's out apparently.
I am intrigued—even if it's just the reaction breaking the Internet.
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Katherine’s a Boston-based contributor at Marie Claire who covers fashion, culture, and lifestyle—from “The Bachelor” to Everlane to Meghan Markle. Igoe: “I go to the store,” not “Her huge ego."
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