BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Two days ahead of elections in her homeland, Barbadian superstar Rihanna had given some insight into who she’s rooting for.
She expressed her support for political leader of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), Mia Mottley, in reply to a post by her friend Leandra Goodridge on Instagram.
On May 22 Mottley took over Bajantube for the day, ahead of the May 24 general elections, and Goodridge reposted a video of her, with the caption: “Watching my next prime minister all day on @bajantube stories!!!”
About an hour and a half later, Rihanna commented: “Yeeeeeeeeessssssssssssss she deserves it!!!!!”
Her post had created a buzz, and Mottley, whose BLP was seeking to unseat the incumbent Democratic Labour Party, made a short video which she posted on Instagram, thanking the superstar for the endorsement of sorts, before doubling back to thank Goodridge for the love she had shown as well.