Tag: rihanna

Rihanna Wants Us All to Know She’s Not Pregnant

Okay, we don’t really know if that’s the subliminal message behind the bikini-clad Instagram video the entertainer and entrepreneur posted last night (complete with a clutch, chiffon cover-up and tightly rolled spliff). But we do know the universal response wasn’t “When are you due?” It was just “Day-umm.” Advertisement In case you suspect that Rih […]

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Sure, You Can Ask Rihanna About Getting Pregnant—If Your Name Is Anna Wintour

There are precisely two questions Rihanna has been fielding constantly all year—all with fairly good humor: 1) Where is that album you promised? (answer: lol) and 2) So, uhmm….baby? The latter could easily fall under the category of gross, presumptive and very gendered prying were it not for the fact that Rihanna has hinted quite strongly […]

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Is Rihanna’s ‘Visual Autobiography’ a Triumph or a Tease?

Rihanna has a new release. But it’s not a single, or a new Fenty collection, or another Amazon Prime underwear show. It’s a “visual autobiography,” out on Oct. 24. Just over a foot wide and about one and a third feet tall, 15 pounds and full of glossy pictures, with a few gatefolds and special […]

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‘I’m All Over the Place’: Is That Why We Can’t Escape You, Rihanna?

Screenshot: Ethan James Green (Vogue/Condé Nast) At the risk of infuriating “The Navy,” we have a confession to make: Rihanna’s starting to wear us out. Specifically, we can’t get this woman’s foot off our necks—everywhere we go, there she is. Think about it: She’s trying to be on our faces, on our backs, on our […]

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Christmas Is Coming Early! Rihanna’s Releasing a 500+ Page Coffee Table Book

Screenshot: Phaidon What do you get the girl who has everything? Rihanna is indisputably that girl (OK, woman), having not only a ridiculously successful music career (much delayed ninth album notwithstanding) but a groundbreaking beauty empire and concurrent lingerie and luxury fashion lines. And now, she can add a book to that growing list of […]

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Filming the Show: Pardon the Intrusion? Or Punish It?

Joshua Henry, the star of a new Off Broadway musical called “The Wrong Man,” had tried repeatedly to signal his disapproval to the man in the onstage seating who was using his smartphone to capture his performance, but he wasn’t getting through. By the third song, Mr. Henry had had enough. So he reached into […]

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Normani Explains Rihanna’s Strange Compliment After Her Savage X Fenty Performance

Rihanna’s Fenty X Savage New York Fashion Week show special premiered on Amazon Prime Video recently, and aside from bold new looks, the event also featured a ton of performances. Normani was one of the artists who took the stage, and she revealed that after her performance, Rihanna paid her a strange compliment. Normani stopped […]

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Friend, Foe or Fraud? Shaun King on the Accusations Against Him, Rihanna’s Diamond Ball, DeRay and More

Photo: Leon Bennett (Getty Images) By now, Shaun King should be used to the drama. After all, the accusations King has faced are legion. People have accused him of not being black, of being a government operative inserted to dismantle the movement, of being an egomaniac who centers himself in the movement, a plagiarist who […]

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Ahead of the Curve: What Every Lingerie Brand Can Learn From Rihanna’s Vision for Savage x Fenty

Screenshot: Prime Video (YouTube) “I’m looking for unique characteristics in people that aren’t usually highlighted in the world of fashion, as it pertains to lingerie and ‘sexy’…what society sees [as] sexy,” says Rihanna within the first minute of her Savage x Fenty Show mini-doc, now streaming on Amazon’s Prime Video. Aside from simply showing the […]

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Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty Fashion Show Is Streaming Now, And It Features Migos, Halsey, And More Guests

New York Fashion Week features a ton of buzz-worthy events, but perhaps the most talked about this year was Rihanna’s Savage X Fenty fashion show, which took place on September 10 at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center. The event’s organizers were careful to make sure that no photos (professional or otherwise) would be taken inside the venue, […]

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Will the Savage x Fenty Show Be the Rihanna Musical Extravaganza We’ve Been Thirsting For?

Pulsating beats. Undulating bodies. Scantily-clad swag under a spectrum of colorful lights. Is it a music video? A concert appearance? Rihanna’s recent text-filled (and highly controversial) trip to see Slave Play on Broadway? No, it’s a trailer for the megastar’s top-secret Savage x Fenty Fall-Winter presentation, staged at Brooklyn’s Barclay Center during New York Fashion […]

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Who Won NYFW? Well, Rihanna, Obviously

Rihanna performs during Rihanna’s 5th Annual Diamond Ball Benefitting The Clara Lionel Foundation on September 12, 2019 in New York City.Photo: Dimitrios Kambouris (Getty Images for Diamond Ball) Is she or isn’t she? That was the question consuming Black Twitter after images and video from Rihanna’s 5th annual Diamond Ball surfaced, raising speculation that her […]

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Rihanna Says You’d Be a Fool to Ignore Climate Change

Our world is changing. Weather consistency is a thing of the past and we are clearly dealing with the repercussions of climate change. Glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, and it’s not looking too good for mother earth. Your country’s current “leadership” scoffs at the idea that climate change is crippling our planet and […]

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Rihanna’s Spectacular Sexy Underpants Variety Hour

On Tuesday night in Brooklyn, Rihanna made her bid for global underwear domination. It took place in the Barclays Center, against a gigantic set that was part stairway to heaven, part Roman Colosseum, part “Chicago” (the Bob Fosse version) and part “Laugh-In,” with a reflecting pool in the middle. It involved famous singers, famous models […]

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Rihanna, Ludacris Among Celebs to Pledge Support to Victims of Hurricane Dorian: ‘You Are In Our Prayers’

Photo: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) The unspeakable destruction caused by Hurricane Dorian has destroyed far more than just property in the Bahamas. Thankfully, pop princess Rihanna has pledged to help restore what was lost. The 31-year-old mogul in the making took to Twitter to empathize with those affected by the storm and offered the support […]

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Back to School: Rihanna Kills All Other September Covers—and Just Registered a Song With Megan Thee Stallion?

Screenshot: Hanna Moon (Vogue Hong Kong/Condé Nast) Rihanna may not always be there when you call for new music, but she’s always on time with a lewk. Just when we thought we’d have to survive this September without a cover from our beloved bad gal, Vogue Hong Kong debuted their trio of September covers—because one […]

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Rihanna Reportedly Bought The Entire Baby Phat Archive Before Forever 21’s Bankruptcy

Getty Image Fashion retailer Forever 21 is considering bankruptcy, which means fashionistas looking for a nostalgia fix may have to search elsewhere for Cheetos or Taco Bell-branded fast fashion pieces. However, they may already have a new option to get their early-2000s Baby Phat fix. According to a profile on Baby Phat founder Kimora Lee […]

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