- Rihanna recently confirmed that she has been cast to star as Smurfette in the upcoming The Smurfs movie
- The singer who is currently expecting her second baby with A$AP Rocky said she will be voicing Smurfette in the rebooted film
- Social media is awash with mixed reactions from fans who are calling for the Diamonds singer to release her highly anticipated album
Rihanna is slowly coming back to the showbiz industry after a long hiatus to focus on her business empire and family.
The singer had her fans jumping with joy when she revealed that she will feature in The Smurfs movie as Smurfette.
Rihanna confirms she will be voicing Smurfette in the upcoming The Smurfs movie
According to Variety, the pregnant star shared the news when she surprised fans during the Paramount Pictures presentation at the 2023 CinemaCon in Las Vegas last week.
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The business mogul who looked chic in a denim outfit took to the stage and shared the news. She joked about how she wanted to get the Papa Smurfy role but failed. She said:
“I tried to get the Papa Smurf role but It didn’t work out.”
Entertainment Tonight added that Riri will be one of the producers as she will write and perform original songs for the Paramount Animation movie.
A look at Rihanna's previous acting roles
This is not Rihanna's first acting gig. The star has graced several productions before. According to Sky News, the Rehab hitmaker featured in Battleship, This Is the End, Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, Ocean's 8 and Guava Island.
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Rihanna's fans react to the news that she will feature in The Smurfs movie as Smurfette
"She's doing anything & everything other than releasing the album."
"Rihanna, Demi Lovato, and Katy Perry all voicing Smurfette at one point is quite iconic."
"Ok, she doing all of that but not dropping that album."
Rihanna surpasses Katy Perry to become most followed female celebrity on Twitter with 108,278,326 followers
Keeping up with Rihanna, Legit.ng reported that the star still dominates social media, although she hasn't dropped new music in a while. The star became the most followed female celebrity on Twitter - talk about levels.
Riri has achieved major success in different industries, from music and makeup to fashion, and we love it for her.