Rihanna bruised, ‘healing quickly’ after scooter accident: report

An observant photograph snapped a photo of Rihanna leaving a Los Angeles restaurant, posted to TMZ Saturday

Loading the player...

Rihanna is said to be recovering from a mobile accident after she was captured leaving a Los Angeles restaurant with bruises on her face.

People Magazine reports that the Grammy Award-winning artist was injured in a scooter crash, as told by a representative for the singer.

“Rihanna is completely fine now, but flipped over on an electric scooter last week and bruised her forehead and face,” the spokesperson said in the statement. “Luckily, there were no major injuries and she is healing quickly.”

Photos of Rihanna’s bruised face and black eye had first surfaced on TMZ early Saturday morning.

READ MORE: Rihanna and A$AP Rocky reveal skincare secrets, talk representation in new video

While fans have been salivating for a new album, Rihanna, 32, has been less focused on music and more focused on social issues and her beauty and fashion empire.

She even went as far as to send a video message to fans that she had more important matters than new music to tend to, as previously reported by theGrio.

Rihanna thegrio.com
Rihanna (Photo by Chris J Ratcliffe/Getty Images)

“If one of y’all motherf—–s ask me about the album one more time when I’m trying to save the world, unlike y’all President… [chuckles] on sight!” she said with tongue in cheek.

Rihanna’s world-saving efforts include her $4.2 million donation with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles for domestic abuse victims during COVID-19 and an undisclosed donation of PPE to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

The superstar has also built an inclusive conglomerate with her Fenty Beauty cosmetics products and her Savage X Fenty lingerie company. She regularly uses women of all colors, complexions and body types to showcase her fashion line and make-up products.

She recently spoke with rapper A$AP Rocky in a video for GQ about the importance of representation.

“I wish the leaders of the beauty industry were a more diverse set of pioneers who have not just experienced the culture but have experienced a negligence in the industry whether it comes to their skin tone or skin type,” Rihanna said. “I feel like there’s so many voids to be filled and we will only know that by the pioneers that have experienced those voids, and the lack of their representation in the industry.”

Have you subscribed to theGrio’s podcast “Dear Culture”? Download our newest episodes now!

Loading the player...
Share: