Super Bowl LVII was a historic night for Rihanna fans. The “Diamonds” singer not only performed for the first time during the halftime show after a seven-year hiatus, but she also announced that she was pregnant with her second baby! Rihanna shook her baby bump during the February 12, 2023 set and has since passed out from her pregnancy.
The Savage X Fenty founder surprised fans with her second pregnancy, as she welcomed her first child in May 2022 with her boyfriend. a$ap rocky. A source close to the couple exclusively said In contact they were “on top of the world” after announcing the news of baby No. 2.
“She kept the news about the baby under wraps and only told family members, her stylist and a couple of close friends, until she couldn’t keep quiet anymore,” the source revealed at the time. The source also noted that Rihanna “ideally” decided to announce her pregnancy during the Super Bowl because it’s the “biggest sporting event of the year.”
The source added: “Having come from a big family, Rihanna feels blessed to have two children so close in age to look out for each other, and she jokes that it’s almost like having twins.”
The Oscar nominee appeared on the cover of british fashion in February 2023 with A$AP and his son. However, when Rihanna shared photos of her trouble on her Instagram, she revealed that she was already pregnant with the second baby at the time of the photo shoot.
“How crazy my two babies were in these photos and mom had no idea,” RiRi wrote in a magazine snapshot with her son on Feb. 15, 2023.
Celebrities took advantage of the post’s comments to congratulate the Barbados native.
“He is already a pretty boy. Congratulations on the new bundle of joy, Queen. Super Bowl with body”, nicki minaj wrote.
kelly rowland commented: “He is such a beautiful baby! You are a mom RiRi!!”
Although baby No. 2 hasn’t arrived yet, Rihanna’s son is already feeling the sibling rivalry. The “Love On the Brain” singer shared precious photos and videos of her son via Instagram in March 2023, and one included a snap of the teary-eyed little one.
“My son when he found out that his brother is going to the Oscars and not him … swipe for my fat man’s tuberculosis,” he wrote.
We’ll definitely be tuning in to the Oscars to see RiRi glowing and her growing belly!
Keep scrolling to see photos of her mid-term pregnancy with baby No. 2.