Rihanna talks trend, motherhood as due date approaches

NEW YORK (AP) — Timekeeping isn’t Rihanna’s sturdy swimsuit, and that goes for the being pregnant she’s been sharing with the world as nicely.

“Planning? I wouldn’t say planning,“ she told Vogue about her upcoming motherhood. “However actually not planning in opposition to it. I don’t know after I ovulate or any of that sort of (expletive). We simply had enjoyable. After which it was simply there on the take a look at.”

Now in her third trimester, the music star, and fashion and beauty mogul hasn’t exactly been hiding under a maternity tent since she and boyfriend A$AP Rocky introduced they have been anticipating in late January by way of a wintry New York avenue picture shoot. Since, she’s made the style week rounds in Milan and Paris carrying a variety of belly-bearing couture.

If it’s not one thing she would have placed on pre-pregnancy, Rihanna mentioned, it’s not one thing on her listing now.

“My physique is doing unbelievable issues proper now, and I’m not going to be ashamed of that,“ she mentioned. ”This time ought to really feel celebratory. As a result of why do you have to be hiding your being pregnant?”

The quilt interview, out Tuesday, has 34-year-old Rihanna in a lacy purple Alaïa bodysuit and lengthy gloves. It’s simply one of many quite a few rule-breaking designer seems to be she’s been carrying in celebration of her bump.

So how is she feeling in regards to the subsequent half, the place she truly provides start and scheduling probably kicks in?

Rihanna needs all of her closest family members could possibly be within the room, however that appears unlikely below COVID-19 guidelines. She didn’t disclose the place she’ll be headed for labor and supply — or when she’s due for that matter.

“Possibly I’ll simply have a celebration bus parked outdoors or one thing,” she mentioned. And what frightens her essentially the most? “Postpartum despair. Will I really feel uncontrolled emotionally? These are the tales I hear from different girls that scare me.”


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