June 22, 2024

Drake trends, celebs offer congrats after Rihanna pregnancy reveal



Rihanna’s pregnancy has fans speculating over how Drake is reacting to the singer’s ‘announcement’ that she’s expecting her first child with boyfriend A$AP Rocky

Rihanna and Drake reportedly once dated, and Monday’s news that she and Rocky are expecting their first child has prompted fans to make memes about Drake, and RiRi’s ex-boyfriend Chris Brown

Rihanna and Drake reportedly first met back in 2005 on the set of her “Pon De Replay” music video. They would go on to collaborate on her hit singles “What’s My Name,” “Work,” and on the track “Too Good,” which appeared on Drake’s album Views.

Drake once called Rihanna his “ultimate fantasy.”

LA Premiere Of HBO's "Euphoria" - Arrivals
Drake attends the LA Premiere of “Euphoria” at The Cinerama Dome on June 4, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

“She’s someone I’ve been in love with since I was 22 years old. She’s one of my best friends in the world. She’s a living, breathing legend in our industry,” said Drake about Rihanna at the VMA’s in 2016. Two years later, the thrill was gone as Rihanna revealed to Vogue that she and Drake no longer “have a friendship,” but noted that they’re not  “enemies either.”

Following the release of Rihanna’s pregnancy pictures on Monday, several celebs took to social media to congratulate her with Nicki Minaj writing on Instagram, “So happy for you mama. Conquered the world already. Given so much. Nothing left to prove. You deserve your own little gift now. Different level of joy that money can’t buy.”

Lizzo tweeted: “IM SO HAPPY FOR RIH N ROCKY ? CONGRATULATIONS AHHHHHH,’ she wrote, followed by a series of pregnant woman emojis.

Paris Hilton posted: “Congratulations Queen! So exciting! So happy for you @Rihanna! You look so beautiful and are going to be an amazing mother. ?”.”

Meanwhile, Rihanna fans are roasting Drake amid news her big news. Check out some of the reactions below.

Have you subscribed to theGrio’s “Dear Culture” podcast? Download our newest episodes now!

TheGrio is now on Apple TV, Amazon Fire and Roku. Download theGrio.com today! 

About The Author

Past Interviews

Download Our New App!

Umoja Radio Amazon Mobile AppUmoja Radio Amazon Mobile AppUmoja Radio Android Mobile AppUmoja Radio iPhone Mobile AppUmoja Radio iPhone Mobile App