‘It’s a real cuddly stage right now’: Rihanna gives rare update on baby son

The Fenty Beauty founder gave birth in May

Saman Javed
Wednesday 09 November 2022 10:52 GMT
Savage x Fenty fashion show trailer

Rihanna has shared a rare update about her six-month-old baby son, whom she shares with partner A$AP Rocky.

The “Lift Me Up” singer gave birth in May but has yet to reveal her son’s name or share any photographs of him.

However, she discussed the joys of motherhood in a new interview with People ahead of her Savage x Fenty Volume 4 showcase, which airs on Amazon Prime on Wednesday (9 November).

“He is funny, he’s happy – and he’s fat!” Rihanna said of her son. “He’s amazing. It’s a real cuddly stage right now.”

The forthcoming fashion event, which will feature Burna Boy, Irina Shayk, Rickey Thompson, Taraji P Henson, Don Toliver and Johnny Depp, marks Rihanna’s return to work for the first time since giving birth.

The beauty mogul said she will also walk in the show, as part of the “Mother Nature section”.

“I’m looking forward to [people seeing] it,” Rihanna said. “It’s my first real thing that I’ve done since I had the baby, work-wise.”

She added that the show “takes the cake” in comparison to her previous events.

“This show is obnoxious,” Rihanna said. “This one takes the cake. This is gonna be the show to beat. It is on a scale unlike anything we’ve ever done. It’s huge.”

Depp’s participation in the showcase has sparked backlash after his high-profile legal battle with ex-wife Amber Heard over a 2018 op-ed written by the Aquaman actor. Earlier this year, a jury found that Heard had defamed Depp in the op-ed.

Rihanna has also announced that she will be headlining the 2023 Super Bowl halftime show in February.

Speaking to AP, she said her busy schedule has prevented her and A$AP from sharing much about their newborn.

“We just didn’t get around to it yet, really. We’ve just been living,” Rihanna said. “But I guess there’s a certain freedom that comes with kind of just like getting it out there.”

Join our commenting forum

Join thought-provoking conversations, follow other Independent readers and see their replies


Thank you for registering

Please refresh the page or navigate to another page on the site to be automatically logged inPlease refresh your browser to be logged in