It’s Official: Rihanna’s ‘Right Excellent’ in Barbados
Top Barbadian government officials encouraged her to join them at a crucial moment in her nation's history.
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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Rihanna smiled under her face mask as she heard her name called in the pre-dawn hours of Tuesday, but hesitated before she stood up. Before her, top Barbadian government officials encouraged her to join them at a crucial moment in her nation’s history. “You can come my dear,” Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley told the multi-Grammy winner. Rihanna had just been declared a national hero by the Barbadian government…