In her moving speech, Rihanna’s mother [Monica] repeatedly told the crowd how proud she was for her daughter and her successful rise in the music industry, “Rihanna I know the journey in your career has not always been an easy one, but tonight I applaud and admire you for being so strong,” Monicasaid, “you have remained so positive, so humble and so focus” she added, “I’m so proud to be part of this. I am so so proud of you” she ended.
After accepting her trophy, a humble Riri thanked her fans and her team and exclaimed, “I can’t believe that at 25 years old, I’m holding the Icon Award!”
Maybe we can’t either! Congrats, Rihanna!