Rihanna didn't get paid for the NFL Super Bowl Half-Time Show

Rihanna didn't get paid for the NFL Super Bowl Half-Time Show

Rihanna won't be seeing a paycheck from the NFL Super Bowl Half-Time Show, where she revealed that she is pregnant. 

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Rihanna made her long-awaited return to the stage during this weekend's NFL Super Bowl Half-Time Show. 

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The 'Work' singer stunned audiences with a career-spanning medley of pop bangers during her 13-minute-long performance. 

Despite delivering an amazing performance all while being pregnant, RiRi won't be getting a paycheck from the NFL for it. 

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According to People, NFL spokesperson Joanna Hunter told Forbes back in 2016 that they "do not pay the artists". "We cover expenses and production costs," she continued. 

This also makes sense as to why the pop star could punt her own beauty brand, Fenty, on stage. Rihanna orchestrated a very strategic product placement as she showcased her Fenty beauty products during her performance. 

During the Half-Time Show, the Barbados-born singer delivered her club bangers, including 'Where Have You Been', 'Only Girl (In the World)', and the time-tested 'We Found Love'.

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'Rude Boy', 'B*tch Better Have My Money', 'Work', and 'All of the Lights' were also on the setlist, as a sea of dancers performed stunning acrobatics.

'Wild Thoughts', 'Run This Town', 'Umbrella', and 'Diamonds' rounded out the show.

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