Rihanna rises and shines during Super Bowl halftime performance — and reveals she’s pregnant with second child


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Rihanna performs onstage during the Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show
Rihanna performs onstage during the Apple Music Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show at State Farm Stadium on February 12, 2023 in Glendale, Arizona. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

In one of the most anticipated music events in some time, Rihanna made her return to performing at the Super Bowl LVII halftime show. The billionaire singer-entrepreneur treated viewers to a gravity-defying extravaganza — and a surprising pregnancy reveal, a representative confirmed to the Hollywood Reporter.

Dressed in a red leather outfit with her hair up, Rihanna was perched on a levitating platform while flanked by dancers atop their own floating platforms. The platforms moved up and down as Rihanna began the 15-minute set with a censored version of “Bitch Better Have My Money.”

Rihanna ran through a medley of her hit songs, all while the dancers, dressed in all-white sweatsuits with mesh shirts underneath performed choreographed routines both on the field and on the floating platforms. Rihanna coasted through hits like “Where Have You Been,” and “Only Girl in the World” before fireworks surrounded State Farm Stadium.

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