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9 Rihanna Quotes That Show How Long She's Wanted To Be A Mom

It’s her time! Oh na na na!

Rihanna is expecting her first child with her boyfriend ASAP Rocky. Her baby belly debut easily tops new album expectations and has sparked maternity line hopes from fans. The news seems to have been a long time coming for Riri, since she has expressed over the years how she feels about wanting kids and being a mother.

In 10 years I want to have already started my family and have some businesses of my own.

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I’m not gonna be able to take my eyes off my kid. I know that already about myself. They’re going to have to force me to hire a nanny.

I’m a Black woman. I came from a Black woman, who came from a Black woman, who came from a Black woman and I’m going to give birth to a Black woman. It's a no-brainer.

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[Do you want to be a mother?] More than anything in life.

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My mother is an incredible example of how to fight through obstacles in life. I’m sure her mom taught her that and that’s how I’m going to be.

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It's personal, it's our bodies, and of course, it's our time, and it's not necessarily everyone's dream to be a mom... but it's mine...

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Ten years? I’ll be 42! I’ll be ancient. I’ll have kids — three or four of ’em.

I feel like society makes me want to feel like, ‘Oh, you got it wrong…’ They diminish you as a mother if there’s not a dad in your kids’ lives...

But the only thing that matters is happiness, that’s the only healthy relationship between a parent and a child. That’s the only thing that can raise a child truly, is love.

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