Rihanna is Pregnant With Baby Number 2, Rep Confirms After Dazzling Halftime Show

The 34-year-old star made her long-awaited return to the stage during the halftime show of Super Bowl LVII and immediately set the internet ablaze with both wows and speculation she may be expecting


Rihanna wowed fans with her epic Super Bowl show -- and sent the internet into a frenzy of speculation over what many people thought was clearly a baby bump that she rubbed at the opening of the show on a platform high aloft over the field.

Turns out, they were right.

A rep for Rihanna confirmed to NBC News that the 34-year-old is pregnant, expecting her second child.

The long-anticipated halftime show marked Rihanna's first live perfomance since the 2018 Grammys. She's remained out of the public eye for much of that four-year hiatus.

She gave birth to her first child, a son, with partner A$AP Rocky in May 2022.

Rihanna's halftime performance opened with the star wearing an all-red body suit and rubbing her stomach. Speculation of a pregnancy announcement began almost immediately as she continued her 13-minute solo show.

As the sole act, she sang a medley of her top hits including "Diamonds," "Work" and "Umbrella."

See Photos From Rihanna's Super Bowl LVII Halftime Show

In an interview ahead of the halftime show, she credited motherhood with inspiring her to perform at the Super Bowl.

“When you become a mom, there’s something that just happens where you feel like you could take on the world — you can do anything,” she added. “And the Super Bowl is one of the biggest stages in the world, so as scary as that was … there’s something exhilarating about the challenge of it all."

It's been over seven years since the release of her last album, "Anti." Many believed heading into this Super Bowl that her return to the public stage was a potential indication that she was preparing to release new music.

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