We never knew Prince Harry and Rihanna were pals! They honored World AIDS Day in Barbados, by getting HIV tests! The royal and RiRi were all smiles as they had some uplifting fun while bringing attention to a very important cause. Check out the amazing video of the two as they took their tests alongside each other!
Prince Harry, 32, and Rihanna, 28, joined forces in the singer’s native, Barbados to honor World AIDS Day, Dec. 1! The two took HIV tests while sitting next to each other in Bridgetown, on the island of Barbados, according to Daily Mail. Rihanna and Harry met for the first time in Barbados and they seem to be hitting it off as great friends!
RiRi playfully teased her friend as they were pricked with their testing needles. Harry jokingly told the singer that the test would be painful. He even squinted as his blood was taken first, to scare Rihanna! Well, when it was her turn, she gave it right back to him saying the test “was not bad.” RiRi laughed while she looked at Harry and said, “You really made it seem like it hurt!” Awe!
Today Prince Harry & singer Rihanna @badgalriri were tested for HIV in Barbados on #WorldAIDSDay to raise awareness of how easy it is to get tested. During his #RoyalVisitBarbados HRH has seen how the country has eradicated mother to baby HIV transmission – however he has also seen there is much more to do to remove the stigma on HIV and AIDS in The Caribbean. 📷 PA
After waiting for only 20 minutes, both Rihanna and Prince Harry tested negative for HIV at the drop-in centre, which targets men, the site reported. Harry was in Barbados on his 15-day tour of the Caribbean island. He and Rihanna teamed up to pay tribute to 50 years of independence!
Rihanna and Harry spoke after their HIV tests, and she said, “I am very positive about what you are doing here,” Daily Mail reported. “This is so easy,” the stunning singer said of the pin prick needed for the test. She was reportedly a hopeful guest at the event because it is thought that her influence could change the amount of attention that is given to the virus in the Caribbean. And, get this — A spokesperson for Kensington Palace said, “This is a really positive thing to do,” then revealed that Rihanna and Harry’s collaboration “was only arranged last night” [Nov. 30]. WOW!
Here’s how — After about a 15-minute conversation between Rihanna and Harry at a concert in Barbados, “She was very happy” to join him for the test and event, the spokesperson revealed. “Prince Harry asked her at the concert… She has had people in her life that she has known who have died from AIDS. She said this is important and she wanted to do this.” What a wonderful thing for Rihanna to join in on. We’re so glad these two are teaming up and having fun!
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