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Rihanna Explains Why She Announced Her Pregnancy During Her Performance At The Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show

Rihanna Explains Why She Announced Her Pregnancy During Her Performance At The Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show

While many will be wondering why celebrities in recent times are obsessed with dramatizing their pregnancy announcement on big platforms, Rihanna and her team say it is a form of encouragement to women.

According to RiRi, she wants to tell women of all shapes that if she can balance her work with pregnancy and motherhood, they can too.

According to insiders, Rihanna went through a great deal to keep the pregnancy a secret and also display it on the Super Bowl Halftime show as she did. The singer is thrilled about the moment. She got the best reaction and it happens to be one of her happiest times.

Via ET;

Rihanna wowed America on Sunday when she surprised everyone with her baby bump reveal amid her epic Super Bowl LVII halftime show — and she’s thrilled by how well it all went off.

A source tells ET, “She knows it was a performance to remember and that is what she wanted. She loves that the performance also acted as such an exciting announcement for her and her family

“Rihanna wanted to display a message of empowerment and to show that you can balance it all and make your dreams come true,” the source adds. “She feels so confident and appreciative in this moment.”

The Oscar-nominated singer took the stage for an epic performance during the Apple Music Super Bowl halftime show on Sunday at State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. The show featured Rihanna teasing her baby bump while dancing on elevated platforms and performing a variety of her biggest hitsShe kicked off her performance with “B***h Better Have My Money,” before launching into “Where Have You Been” and a medley of her most beloved tunes, including “Only Girl in the World,” “We Found Love,” and “S&M” to name just a few.

“Rihanna is thrilled with how her halftime performance went,” the source says. “There were changes and tweaks up until the end, but she feels so happy with her choices and the final result.”

While she didn’t officially confirm her pregnancy news during her performance, Rihanna’s rep confirmed the news to ET shortly after her fireworks-filled show.

Ahead of the big show, another source told ET that the singer is “the happiest she’s ever been” as she spent time with her family and working on her performance. She even got her family involved in the process, with the source sharing that A$AP Rocky and their son — born back in May — attended her rehearsals.

“Rihanna is so excited. She is really focused on work and wants to wow her fans,” the source added. “She’s putting her all into it. She has been on a strict diet ahead of her halftime performance and trying to eat clean and be healthy.”

It is all women empowerment folks, and fans are proud. People have been working with pregnancy for centuries but for women in the entertainment industry, it is rare. So Rihanna, Beyonce, and Keke Palmer are setting the trend. If you have been looking for a source of motivation, here you go.

Here is Rihanna’s Super Bowl LVII Halftime show performance:

And images from the performance:

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