Behold This Divine Image of Rihanna and Beyoncé Together Again


At long last, the twin stars of my life, Beyoncé and Rihanna, have converged to meet in the same picture.

Not since the moon eclipsed the sun have I felt so moved. So small. So unworthy of the wonders of the universe.



The occasion was Rihanna’s Diamond Ball, now in its third year, which was held in New York City on Thursday night. The event raises money for the Clara Lionel Foundation, a nonprofit founded by Rihanna to benefit impoverished communities around the world.

So yes, you can feel vindicated in your stanning, because these two are doing the most (good they possibly can).


The two have appeared together on camera before, most notably at the 2014 Met Gala. HOW DID WE MORTALS GET SO LUCKY?


This was them later, in 2015:


Here they are at the Tidal Launch back in 2015 with two other people who sing, I think:


And finally, here’s a side-by-side that shows them together 10 YEARS AGO at the MTV Video Music Awards, because Jesus Melanin Christ:


Every time these two get together, my world stops, which I kind of needed, considering that #SomeonesPresident likes to celebrate Fridays with absurd Twitter rants.

Carry on.

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Anne Branigin

Staff writer, The Root. Sometimes I blog slow, sometimes I blog quick. Do you have this in coconut?