The new republic of Barbados declared singer Rihanna a “national hero” on Nov. 30. The global pop star was born and raised on the Caribbean island nation before being discovered and signed by an American producer.
Barbados has declared singer Rihanna a national hero during its republican celebrations in Bridgetown. The country’s prime minister, Mia Mottley, said, ‘On behalf of a grateful nation, but an even prouder people, we therefore present to you, the designee, for national hero of Barbados, ambassador Robyn Rihanna Fenty may you continue to shine like a diamond.’ Rihanna accepted the honour to cheers from the crowd. The ceremony was part of celebrations as Barbados became the world’s newest republic.
Rihanna is wearing Bottega Veneta Tasseled Halter Gown styled with Manolo Blahnik Leva Sandals and Briony Raymond Old Euro Sloan Ring