Rihanna has already been immortalized in wax by Madame Tussaud, but her recent commemoration features her iconic look from the Super Bowl Halftime Show.
On Thursday, February 8, the wax museum revealed its interpretation of the look which will be on display in Orlando, Florida. The look captures the moment the “S&M” singer revealed she was pregnant with her second child with longtime partner A$AP Rocky.
“Rihanna is not only a global icon but also a source of inspiration for millions of people around the world,” Paul Gould, managing director of Madame Tussauds Orlando, said of the wax figure in a statement has E! News. “With this interactive experience, we aim to give his fans a unique opportunity to enter his world and directly feel the energy of his performance.”
Check out a photo of the wax figure below.
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Rihanna set the world on fire when she revealed her second pregnancy during her Super Bowl LVII halftime show last February — but the major moment wasn’t even planned.
Talk to Access Hollywood On the red carpet for her new Puma launch on December 18, the mother of two explained that the unexpected reveal was simply because her belly was getting too big.
“Here’s the thing: I did what I had to do, didn’t I? ” she laughed. “My sweater couldn’t close. No one knew I was pregnant, I just told my stylist to make sure it was stretchy. So the underarms were stretchy and this one was baggy but you know, the zipper. It stopped there, so that must be what it was supposed to be!
Parris Goebel, who choreographed what became the most-watched halftime show in history, also shared almost the same story just days after last February’s show.
“[Rihanna was] I have no intention of making any revelations at all,” she said. Hello America at the time. “She was going to maybe wear something baggy that wouldn’t really show, and then before the show we were like, ‘Oh, she’s really showing off.'”
Rihanna’s halftime show was her first live performance in nearly five years and attracted nearly 121.017 million viewers on February 12.
On August 3, Rihanna gave birth to baby number two with A$AP Rocky – a son named Riot Rose Mayers.
The couple kept their first son’s name a secret for almost a year – but just before his first birthday, his Wu-Tang Clan-inspired name was revealed. RZA was born on May 13, 2022, making him just over a year older than his little brother.