Rihanna NOT Pregnant, Despite Report

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Rihanna Pregnant April 2016

By Shari Weiss

Rihanna Pregnant April 2016

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Rihanna is NOT pregnant, despite a report from a disreputable webloid that has falsely impregnated the singer multiple times in years past. Gossip Cop can debunk the story.

The new rumor comes courtesy of MediaTakeOut, which blares in a headline on Monday, “MTO SHOCK REPORT: Word From The ANTI TOUR… Is That Rihanna Is PREGNANT… With Either Drake Or Leo’s BABY!!!” The accompanying story says, “Rihanna might be PREGNANT” because “in the past two weeks Rihanna has STOPPED smoking cigarettes, stopped drinking champagne and no longer allows marijuana to be smoked around her.”

The site goes on, “And here’s the shocker. According to one of Rihanna’s CLOSE FRIENDS – Rih did NOT smoke weed on 420. You know HOW MUCH of a weed smoker Rihanna is… to not smoke weed on 420 MUST MEAN something serious is going down.”

“Obviously we can’t confirm Rihanna’s pregnant 100% without seeing her medical records. But there is MORE evidence,” continues the outlet. “Look at her new BODY SHAPE – as seen at her Saturday night concert in Vancouver. Rih appears to have a slight belly bulge.”

MTO adds, “All evidence points to the fact that Rihanna is pregnant. It’s not at ALL clear who the father is though. In recent weeks, Rihanna has been linked to Drake and superstar actor Leonardo DiCaprio.” Well, Gossip Cop can confidently state neither Drake nor DiCaprio is the father of Rihanna’s baby, because Rihanna is NOT pregnant.

She wasn’t expecting when MediaFakeOut claimed it in 2011, or in 2014, when the webloid actually said it was willing to bet $10,000 that the star was with child. Just like now, the site said Rihanna had given up weed and Drake could be the daddy. And then came a story last fall that once again said Rihanna was pregnant, this time with Travis Scott’s baby.

“We’re not trying to star no rumors,” MTO wrote at the time. Right, right. Of course, based on these “rumors,” Rihanna should have several kids by now.

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