Rihanna’s fans come to the rescue as she mourns death of uncle Rudy

revealed her uncle Rudy had died (Picture: Rex Features)

Rihanna’s loyal fans have given the singer assist as she mourned the loss of her uncle Rudy this week.

Earlier this morning the Umbrella singer posted a shot of her relative alongside her father Ronald Fenty.

The 31-year-old was inundated with caring Navy members as she wrote in the caption: ‘RIP uncle Rudy!’

She didn’t supply up any extra data on Rudy’s passing, nor a point out of her dad who had his arm round his sibling.

Many of her 75.5million followers provided prayer arms emojis as the feedback part was inundated.

‘So sorry for your loss. RIP,’ one other added, as one replied: ‘Rest in peace.’


It comes after Rihanna grew to become embroiled in a lawsuit with her father, taking authorized motion in January for utilizing her trademark Fenty model in ‘a fraudulent effort to solicit millions of dollars’ through the use of her identify with out permission.



Rihanna filed the lawsuit in opposition to her father and one other man named Moses Perkins, and an organization known as Fenty Entertainment.

In the paperwork, she claims the pair have been ‘soliciting business by falsely acting as her agent’.

The authorized papers allege that the pair are ‘seeking to profit from her fame’ and that ‘although Mr Fenty is Rihanna’s father, he doesn’t have, and by no means has had, authority to act on Rihanna’s behalf’.

The singer additionally claims that they’ve falsely booked her for a $15 million (£11.6 million) Latin America tour, two concert events at Staples Center in Los Angeles and a present in Las Vegas, all price $400,000 (£310,000).

Before the lawsuit, the pair had been in common contact, and she usually posted photos and movies with her father on social media.

They had been final seen collectively in November as they celebrated her maternal grandfather Lionel Braithwaite’s 90th birthday in Barbados.

Rihanna had beforehand opened up about her considerably strained relationship with her father after she revealed in 2009 that she noticed him abuse her mom Monica Braithwaite – and as soon as broke Monica’s nostril.

The singer stated that her mom wouldn’t search medical assist in the incident and defined why.

‘Domestic violence is not somebody that people want anybody to know, so she would just hide it in the house,’ she informed ABC in a 2009 interview.



‘I at all times stated to myself, “I’m never going to date somebody like my dad, never.”‘

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