Speculation reached a crescendo across social media platforms, spurred by a semi-viral “deepfake” video supposedly featuring Rihanna announcing her pregnancy. The intrigue further deepened on various platforms, with blogs and online communities adding fuel to the rumor mill.
Fueling the speculation, images from Rihanna’s past pregnancies circulated, creating a swirl of confusion and heightening the anticipation around the alleged impending arrival.
This potential addition to the family comes at a time when Rihanna has been tantalizing her fanbase with the promise of new music. Since her last full-length project, ‘Anti,’ released in 2016, the anticipation for fresh tunes has been palpable. Earlier reports of a lucrative $32 million deal with Live Nation, allegedly including two albums and a world tour, turned out to be false, leaving fans eagerly awaiting authentic updates.
A user wrote:
“Rihanna fans waiting for music but Asap Rocky keep getting her pregnant. Please just let her drop a song.”
Another individual added:
“Who tf said Rihanna was pregnant again? A$AP get off that lady!!”
The acclaimed pop star welcomed her first son, RZA, last year, and in February of the current year, she revealed her second pregnancy, culminating in the arrival of Riot Rose in August. Rihanna had unveiled her bump during a high-profile performance at the Super Bowl LVII halftime show.
In a prior interview, Rihanna hinted at her openness to expanding her family, expressing, “Listen, I’m down for whatever. My wish would be — I would like to have more kids but whatever God wants for me, I’m here. I’m open. Girl, boy… whatever.” However, it remains uncertain if her perspective has evolved since then.
As the digital world eagerly awaits an official confirmation from Rihanna and A$AP Rocky, opinions abound, with some viewing the baby rumors as satire and others maintaining a skeptical side-eye. Until an official word emerges from the Rockys, the world is left to ponder the possibility of Little #Rih$ap III. Stay tuned for the unfolding chapters of this celebrity saga.