Rihanna Skips Golden Globes Red Carpet But Steals The Show Anyway

Rihanna didn’t emerge from Tuesday’s Golden Globes a winner, however her presence appeared to shine brilliant like a diamond all through the ceremony nonetheless.

The first-time nominee, for her tune “Lift Me Up” from “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” seemed beautiful in a black ballgown by Schiaparelli Couture. She and longtime boyfriend A$AP Rocky opted for a low-key entrance, skipping the pink carpet outdoors the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, altogether.

Nonetheless, the pop queen ― who welcomed her first youngster, a son, final yr ― was simply one of many Golden Globes’ most buzzed-about attendees. She earned playful shoutouts from the night’s host, Jerrod Carmichael, together with presenters Niecy Nash and Billy Porter.

The pop queen seemed beautiful in a black ballgown by Schiaparelli.

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“I’m going to say something very controversial. I will actually get in trouble for this: Rihanna, you take all the time you want on that album, girl,” joked Carmichael. “Don’t let these fools on the internet pressure you into nothing!”

Each Nash and Porter sang Rihanna’s praises, too.

“Rihanna, I love you, and I dressed up as you for Halloween,” Nash stated earlier than presenting an award to “Abbott Elementary” actor and creator Quinta Brunson. “Had to take my moment.”

Later within the present, Porter quipped: “If I believed in Halloween, I would have dressed up as Rihanna as well.”

A$AP Rocky and Rihanna welcomed their first child last year.
A$AP Rocky and Rihanna welcomed their first youngster final yr.

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Rihanna’s Golden Globes look comes simply weeks forward of her hotly anticipated Tremendous Bowl LVII halftime present. Earlier this week, the NFL teased that efficiency with a brief video on Instagram displaying the singer in a football-themed hoodie from her new Savage X Fenty assortment.

“5 weeks from today,” the publish’s caption learn.

As Carmichael hinted on the Golden Globes, many followers and media retailers are speculating that Rihanna’s halftime present will likely be a precursor for brand new music. She hasn’t launched a full-length studio album since 2016′s “Anti,” which featured the hits “Work” and “Kiss it Better.”

Rihanna, nevertheless, has shrugged off these options.

“That’s not true. Super Bowl is one thing,” she instructed The Related Press in November. “New music is another thing. Do you hear that, fans?”

Angela Bassett (left) with Rihanna at the Golden Globes on Tuesday.
Angela Bassett (left) with Rihanna on the Golden Globes on Tuesday.

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