Despite Rihanna's crotch-grabbing and writhing around the stage, the sexy singer couldn't pull off the trickery that she undoubtedly performs all the time - the illusion that she isn't massively tired. The amount of charisma and energy it must take to travel to several different time zones in just a week, surrounded by a plane full of chaos-hungry music journalists and fans from around the world, is probably beyond any human. And as far as we know, Rihanna is human. So it wasn't surprising last night when the 24-year-old pop star seemed a little bit, well, knackered.
That being said, the crowd buzzed with excitement in anticipation of seeing their favourite superstar. Several celebs were on hand to take the show in: Alexandra Burke, Kylie Minogue, Rick Edwards, Jamal Edwards, Pixie Lott and the Aussie journalist who can be seen streaking on RiRi's 777 plane in videos circulating the internet. Of course Rihanna was late to take the stage, but only just over an hour, which means she was kind of early (she kept Stockholm waiting almost three hours, the story goes).
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