Rihanna called choosing to focus on her pregnancy after her lover, A$AP Rockywas arrested by the Los Angeles Police (LAPD) for assault with a firearm.
“This drama is the last thing Rihanna needs right now. She wants to relax, mellowand focus 100 percent on the arrival of the baby, not stress,” said a source as reported ET on Wednesday (20/4).
“The arrest was completely unexpected,” the source added.
Rihanna, who is currently in her third trimester of pregnancy, is said to be focused on giving birth in Barbados.
“Despite having strong ties to New York, the plan is to make Los Angeles home when the baby is born,” the source said.
“However, Rihanna wanted to give birth in Barbados and spend the first few months with the baby there before returning to the United States,” the source continued.
The source also said that Rihanna chose to manage the publicity of her pregnancy in her own way, although the news of the arrest came as an unpleasant surprise for the musician.
A$AP rapper Rocky has been arrested by the Los Angeles Police (LAPD) on suspicion of assault with a firearm in connection with the November 2021 incident.
Rihanna’s lover was arrested on Wednesday (20/4) morning local time, as soon as the rapper whose real name is Rakim Mayers arrived from a vacation in Barbados with RiRi.
ET reported on Wednesday (20/4), the police said that on November 6, 2021, at 22:15 local time, there had been a dispute between the two parties in the Hollywood area.
“The argument got hotter and resulted in the suspect [A$AP Rocky] fire a gun at the victim. The victim suffered minor injuries and later sought medical treatment,” police said.
“After the shooting, the suspect and two other men fled the area on foot.