Rihanna's 'Bates Motel' Cameo Looks Way More Intense Than We Were Expecting

Holy sh*t.

For reasons that remain completely confusing, Rihanna took time out of her schedule of being iconic to...film a cameo forBates Motel.

In the scene, Rihanna (who plays Marion Crane, AKA the unlucky woman who gets knifed to death in Psycho) is seen hooking up with Austin Nichols' Sam Loomins, and then heading to the Bates Motel.

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Naturally, fans have a *lot* of thoughts:

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Next week's episode (aptly titled "Marion") looks unmissable, and teaser footage includes Rihanna literally sipping tea.

Watch Bates Motel Mondays at 10 p.m. ET on A&E.

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Mehera Bonner is a news writer who focuses on celebrities and royals.