Monday, July 2, 2012
Rihanna Loses Her Grandmother
Rihanna's grandmother has died after
losing her battle with cancer.
The devastated R&B star, who delayed a
recent trip to Europe to spend time with her
family and visit sick Clara 'Dolly' Braithwaite
in hospital in New York, appears to have
addressed breaking reports from Barbados,
which suggest her grandmother has died,
As fans turned on the Umbrella singer
following a shambolic performance at a
Swedish music festival on Saturday,
Rihanna had her late grandma on her mind,
tweeting, "Goodbye grangranDOLLY get
your beauty rest until I see you..." and then
adding minutes later, "grangranDOLLY that
And her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown's
manager/mom Joyce Hawkins felt the
singer's pain, offering her words of
condolence after hearing the awful news.
Hawkins tweeted, "ANGEL MAY GOD BE WITH
YOU AND YOUR FAMILY IN YOUR TIME OF
SORROW. LOVE YOU ANGEL." The note
prompted Rihanna to reply, "mombreezy
thank you! Love u mama."
The Umbrella singer spent Father's Day in
hospital visiting her sick grandmother,
posting playful photos of herself with
Braithwaite on Twitter.com and writing, "My
heart smiled and cried all at once."
She admitted it was tough to leave her
family as she jetted off to London the
following day, tweeting, "I didn't wanna
leave NY! I kept missing my flights.
Posted by Eddy Ogbunambala at 7:12 PM