Rihanna’s pregnancy has captivated the world in 2022 since she first announced it in January with A$AP Rocky. Ever since Rihanna announced she’s got a bun in the oven, she’s been flaunting her baby bump at practically every opportunity she can get — including her own baby shower.
Rihanna is pregnant with her first child
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky first got together in 2020. The two quickly bonded after the quarantine and even went on a cross-country road trip together.
As she reflects on her time with Rocky and the life they’ve built, she’s pleased with how it all turned out. “I love the simple things but I also love the big adventures,” she said of her relationship with the rapper. “There are no pretentious my-brand-your-brand cops***; only we live. I just feel like I can handle every part of life alongside him.”
Rihanna and A$AP Rocky gushed over their baby shower
Rihanna and Rocky’s relationship was put to the test in the spring of 2022 when rumors of Rocky’s infidelity surfaced and he faced legal action linked to an arrest. But no trouble in paradise as Rih’s due date nears: In April 2022, the two celebrated Rihanna’s much-anticipated baby shower.
According to HipHollywood, the super-secret ceremony took place at a Hollywood studio. Guests were not allowed to film or take photos at the intimate event. The party was rave themed and guests were encouraged to wear their best neon colored outfits for the occasion. Rihanna reportedly even flew her family over from Barbados for the party.
One piece of the party that leaked out was the t-shirts that guests were given. The front of the shirt features pictures of Rihanna and Rocky as children with the words “Rih and Rocky Rave Shower”. The back of the shirt reads, “I went to the Rih & Rocky rave shower and all I got was this awesome shirt.”
Rihanna wants more children
Rihanna admitted in a 2020 interview with British Vogue that she started thinking about motherhood after her last relationship ended. When asked where she would be training in 10 years, she replied: “Ten years? I’m turning 42! I will be old,” she said. “I’m going to have kids — three or four of them.”
Rihanna’s family was just as happy about her pregnancy as she was. Her father, Ronald Fenty, spoke to Page Six after she announced the pregnancy in early 2022. “I’m excited,” he said. “I’m so happy I jumped for joy. I’m still so excited.
“I just got the message from her last night and she sent me some photos,” he continued. “I’m just overjoyed. She is beautiful inside and out.”
Fenty believed his daughter was destined to be a mother and that it was something she wanted her entire life. “Rihanna has always said she wanted children; She loves children,” he said. “She always takes care of her cousins’ children … she will be a good mother.”
For his part, A$AP Rocky is just as excited about becoming a father.
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