Since announcing her pregnancy with a series of eye-catching photos, Rihanna has continuously attracted attention with her bold pregnant style.
“I hope that we can redefine what is considered ‘good’ for pregnant women,” said the superstar singer and fashion mogul. Vogue of her provocative pregnancy look. “My body is doing amazing things right now and I wouldn’t be ashamed of it. This time should feel celebratory. Because, why hide the pregnancy? ”
Rihanna opens up in VogueHer May Story About expecting her first child with A$AP partner Rocky as well as what she expected (and didn’t plan) when she became a mom .
Even so, Rihanna seems to be in very good spirits during her pregnancy.
“No dials are rejected,” she said Vogue about her life now, adding, “I think now I even say yes to more because I know it’s going to be different on the other side of this.”
“At first, I expected some kind of magical change, but really I am still myself,” she said.
Later in the cover story, there are also some couture shots of Rihanna covering her baby bump, Vogue reported that she did not experience morning sickness and that she was able to handle mood swings more easily than she anticipated.
“I braced myself for something crazy because I knew I wouldn’t have my usual coping mechanisms: I can’t go smoking right now,” she said. “But I’m surprised I was able to manage.”
Indeed, it seems that Rihanna is approaching pregnancy and impending motherhood with a mix of normal acceptance and excitement.
She said of her pregnancy: “As much as it happened, it didn’t happen either. “Sometimes I’ll walk past my reflection and say, Oh damn it!”
And as for whether she and Rocky plan to have children, she suggests that they don’t count on that.
“I wouldn’t say planning. But certainly no plan against it. I don’t know when I ovulate or any damn thing. We just had fun,” she said Vogue. “And then it was just there on the test. I didn’t waste any time. I called him inside and showed him. Then I showed up at the doctor’s office the next morning and our journey began.”
Rihanna also shared how she and Rocky came together, saying it took a long time for them to become friends.
“People don’t get out of the friend zone easily with me,” she said, explaining that the two grew closer in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. “And I certainly did. took a while to figure out how. I know him well and how much he knows me, because we also know how much trouble we can get into. ”
As the couple headed for a new life as parents, Rocky met Rihanna’s mother, who quickly felt warm to him, according to Vogueand talked about where they would raise their children and who would help.
“Recently Rocky asked me if I had a dream place [to raise their child]Where will it be? I told him to go home, Barbados. I always imagined it to be like that. But in reality, that probably won’t be the case,” said Rihanna.
While reluctant to keep a nurse on duty at night, she thinks her mother and Rocky’s mother will be responsible. And Rihanna knows she’s not sure how she’ll be able to balance her many businesses.
“Balance is one of my biggest challenges and always has been,” she says. “And now that another human has appeared, it changes the meaning of that. However, I have businesses that won’t run on their own. My mother handled the three of us with the amount of resources I had, so I could totally do it. What does it look like? I’m not sure.”
While she keeps fans waiting for 2016 sequel AntiShe remains interested in making music but doesn’t reveal too much about her upcoming creative endeavors.
However, she came up with this tease: “I’m looking at my next project completely differently from the way I wanted to do it before. I think this way suits me better, a lot better. It’s authentic, it’ll be fun for me, and it’ll take a lot of pressure off. “