CELEBRITY PULL LIST: Rihanna Visits Forbidden Planet
In an article posted on August 5th, 2021, Page Six reported that Rihanna went for a day of shopping with boyfriend A$AP Rocky, and wouldn’t you know it: one of the locations she’s visited was her local comic shop! That’s right, Marvel Blog True Believers: RiRi knows where the action is – her LCS!
As noted by the article on Page Six, Rihanna is likely celebrating her most recent achievement. The triple threat recently reached billionaire status, as reported by Forbes on Wednesday, aka the same day she went on her shopping spree.
Dressed in stylish streetwear, RiRi and Rocky visited Forbidden Planet in New York City, New York.
According to the article on Page Six, the security guards accompanying the duo left the shop with their arms loaded with five bags filled with merch…
Do you think she picked up anything from Loki, Marvel Blog True Believers? Is it just a coincidence that Rihanna visited her local comic shop on New Comic Book Day, Marvel Blog True Believers, or could she be preparing for a new part in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
As revealed by the Forbes article, Rihanna is now the richest female musician.
She’s also far from the only hip-hop adjacent performer to be flirting with the world of comic books! Aside from the copious amount of comic-related lyrics to be found throughout hip-hop, the rumored arrival of Megan Thee Stallion in She-Hulk surely heralds an all-new era for Marvel/hip-hop relations.
What’s the key takeaway here? People with money to spend are into comics! Invest accordingly! Send money to your favorite comics journalist (yours truly).
Head to Your LCS (Like Your Heroes)!
When was the last time you visited your local comic shop, Marvel Blog True Believers? Did you see any A-list music all-stars, like Rihanna, while you were there (or maybe just a Kang Variant or two)?
We’re waiting to hear from you! Let us know what you’re thinking in the comment section.