‘It Makes No Sense to Rush It’: Rihanna Explains Album Delay, Being in Love and Motherhood

From afar it seems that Rihanna has everything that she wants: Millions of loyal fans, a wildly successful music career, and she recently made history when her company Fenty Beauty partnered with luxury brand conglomerate LVMH.

But there’s one thing the singer doesn’t have that she wants, and that’s a baby, which she admitted in a newly published interview. In fact, Rihanna said she wants to be a mother “more than anything in life.”

And not only that, when the 31-year-old was asked if she was currently in love, she said, “Of course I am.”

The discussion is in the latest issue of Interview, and the questions were conducted by Rihanna’s “Ocean’s 8” co-star Sarah Paulson, who also asked if she was getting married. The singer is currently dating the wealthy Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel.

“Only God knows that, girl,” Rihanna said of marriage. “We plan and God laughs, right?”

In another part of the interview, the “Diamonds” singer talked music and how these days are different from yesteryear when she was able to drop an album much faster. Of course, that was before Fenty took off, when being in the studio was her chief responsibility.

“It’s the reason why an album isn’t being spat out like it used to,” she explained. “I used to be in the studio, only the studio, for three months straight and an album would come out.”

“Now, it’s like a carousel. I do fashion one day, lingerie the next, beauty the next, then music the next. It’s like having a bunch of kids and you need to take care of them all,” she added.

Ri admitted that she’s already started a new album, but she won’t share it until it’s all the way ready.

“It really does suck that it can’t just come out,” she told Paulson. “Because I’m working on a really fun one right now. I’m really happy with a lot of the material we have so far, but I am not going to put it out until it’s complete.”

“It makes no sense to rush it, but I want it out,” Rihanna added. “I’ve gotten to the point where I’m like, ‘Even if I don’t have the time to shoot videos, I’m going to put an album out.'”

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