Standing by her man. Pregnant Rihanna confirmed assist for her boyfriend, ASAP Rocky, at his first live performance since he was arrested final month.
The Grammy winner, 34, attended the Smoker’s Membership Pageant in Los Angeles on Saturday, April 30, which marked the primary time the “Peso” rapper, 33, took the stage since he was arrested in reference to a November 2021 taking pictures. In photographs obtained by TMZ, the “Diamonds” singer stood backstage in an extended coat whereas her beau carried out his hits.
The New York Metropolis native was taken into custody by the Los Angeles Police Division on April 20 after he returned to the U.S. from a trip with Rihanna in her native Barbados. In accordance with a press release from the LAPD, the “Style Killa” artist was charged with assault with a lethal weapon following an alleged altercation that occurred final yr.
Per the police report, the musician allegedly fired a handgun at an “acquaintance” after the 2 had a heated argument. Rocky reportedly fled the scene on foot with two different males, whereas the sufferer sustained minor accidents. (A consultant for the BET Award winner didn’t reply to Us Weekly’s request for remark on the time.)
The Dope actor was launched on $550,000 bail a number of hours after his arrest. His subsequent courtroom date is ready for August 17.
“[Rihanna] hasn’t spoken a lot about [the arrest],” an insider completely instructed Us of the Fenty Magnificence founder final month. “She’s really targeted on her being pregnant and never making an attempt to get too burdened. She may be very assured about every little thing and has instructed buddies she simply hopes for a optimistic end result.”
The “Work” songstress and her boyfriend introduced in January that they’re anticipating their first baby. In Might 2021, Rocky — whose actual title is Rakim Mayers — confirmed that he and the Battleship star are a pair.
“[It’s] so a lot better once you acquired The One. She quantities to most likely, like, 1,000,000 of the opposite ones,” the “Goldie” rapper instructed GQ on the time. “I believe when , . She’s The One.”
The duo, who’ve been buddies and collaborators for years, first sparked romance rumors in December 2019 once they posed on the pink carpet collectively on the Style Awards in London, England. Two months later, Us confirmed that the pair have been “hooking up” after Rihanna’s cut up from ex-boyfriend Hassan Jameel.
“They’re having enjoyable and have all the time had chemistry,” an insider mentioned in February 2020.
Final yr, the twosome made a splash on the pink carpet on the Met Gala, which was held in September after it was postponed from its regular Might date due to the coronavirus pandemic. The duo arrived final, carrying coordinated appears to be like that included outsized coats by Balenciaga (Rihanna) and ERL (Rocky).