Fans Call For Rihanna To Become Barbados Head Of State
Could Rihanna become Barbados’ next head of state?
The island nation announced this week it plans to mark the 55th anniversary of its independence next year by ditching the monarchy and becoming a republic.
“Barbadians want a Barbadian Head of State,” governor general Sandra Mason, speaking for the government of prime minister Mia Mottley, said in a throne speech. “This is the ultimate statement of confidence in who we are and what we are capable of achieving.”
Rihanna, who hails from Barbados, fans were quick to suggest the singer as a replacement for Queen Elizabeth.
“It’s time for the rightful queen to sit upon her throne,” read one tweet. Another urged the country to “make Rihanna, a true Bajan queen, head of state.”
One fan tweeted: “I wouldn’t have Lizzy as my head of state either when Rihanna is an option.” Another weighed in: “I know I’m not from Barbados, so my opinion doesn’t really count, but I’d like to nominate @rihanna as Barbadian Head of State.”
One tweet simply stated: "They really should make Ms. Robyn Rihanna Fenty head of state because duh.”
Here’s a look at some more calls for Rihanna to take over from Queen Elizabeth.
I’m calling it now. Rihanna for queen of Barbados! pic.twitter.com/8wv3h9j2eV— Pagan Trelawney GCVOIDGAF (@PaganTrelawney) September 16, 2020
Barbados are removing the Queen as head of state: it’s make room for Rihanna isn’t it??— Kelly Jackson (@Kelly_Jackson88) September 16, 2020
Wait I thought Rihanna was Barbados' head of state https://t.co/7xMDoHzMVD— Chonky God of Thunder (@donachaidh) September 17, 2020
Manifesting Rihanna as the head of state along with our man made islands so we can become Barbados and the Fentines pic.twitter.com/cSfLF766Zu— 𝘔𝘢𝘪𝘢𝘩 𝘉𝘦𝘪𝘧𝘰𝘯𝘨 🇧🇧 ᴺᴹ (@WESTINDIANPAPl) September 16, 2020
The plot to appoint Rihanna as Head of State thickens... https://t.co/oFVdWpgHYr— Ethan Dalton (@EthanDalton96) September 16, 2020
Here I thought Rihanna was the head of state of Barbados all this time.— Sara Huey (@HueyJune) September 16, 2020
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