Rihanna's girl power was in full effect this weekend. Ahead of the Women's March on Saturday, RiRi had posted a couple Instagrams showing her support for the movement. But then there was no sign of her among the celeb demonstrators in Washington, so it was unclear if she'd actually be participating.
That is, until later on that evening, when one eagle-eyed New Yorker spotted the singer in the crowds at the New York City rally.
Dressed in head-to-toe pink—she opted for her signature dad hat instead of a pink pussyhat and a sweatshirt that read "This P***y Grabs Back"—Rihanna joined her fellow feminists on Fifth Avenue.
From what we can see in the videos that made their way to social media, she basically brought the party to the protest.
There was chanting:
when you and @rihanna support the same causes 😍😍😍 and also standing two feet in front of you 😭😍 pic.twitter.com/tYwXTWzwORJanuary 22, 2017
A bit of dancing:
The time I got off a plane from Australia, headed to Trump Tower & ended up protesting next to @rihanna. #WMNYC #WomensMarch #Rihanna pic.twitter.com/rqeJmU590XJanuary 22, 2017
And then Rihanna dabbed in this girl's video and presumably made her day.
WHEN @rihanna SHOWS UP TO THE PROTEST AND GRABBED YOUR ARM AND DABS IN YOUR VIDEO OMG HELO #womensmarch pic.twitter.com/TvPt1AE7BjJanuary 22, 2017
At the end of the night, she took a moment to express how she felt after taking part in the inspiring event. Rihanna shared a photo on Instagram of her standing on a Manhattan sidewalk with protest signs piled up by her feet.
She wrote: "So proud to be a woman!! So proud of the women around the world who came together today for pro-choice! 💅🏽💕"
Classic RiRi, always keeping it real.
she's the realest of the real, and she knows how we feel! @rihanna pic.twitter.com/totpVfqA19January 22, 2017
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