Coronavirus: Rihanna offers to buy $700k worth of ventilators for Barbados - EpicNews

Rihanna has reportedly offfered to buy $700,000 worth of ventilators for her residence nation of Barbados because the coronavirus disaster continues to escalate.

Barbados reported two new circumstances of Covid-19 this week, taking the island’s whole to six.

According to Kevz Politics, the Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, has introduced that the pop star has supplied $1.four million Barbados {dollars} for the acquisition.


Rihanna has an extended historical past of ambassadorial work in her residence nation. Back in 2018, she was made ‘Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary’, a job which entails selling training, tourism and funding. It follows a bunch of earlier ambassadorial roles for Barbados that Rihanna had held, including one for culture in 2008.

Barbados also a street on the island after Rihanna in 2017. Westbury New Road, the road Rihanna grew up on and lived on till she was 16, is now known as Rihanna Drive.

The singer also recently gave an update on her long-awaited ninth album, affectionately referred to as ‘R9’ by followers.

“I like to antagonise my fans a little bit,” she mentioned. “Well, they antagonise me, too! So they get it right back.”


The coronavirus pandemic continues to have an effect on nations worldwide. Yesterday (March 20), UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson told pubs, restaurants and bars to close as the coronavirus crisis continues.

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