When Look heard that Rihanna had sworn off men to focus on her career, we thought we couldn’t love her more. Then we saw her sipping from a bejewelled hip flask at the Grammys and blowing kisses to Beyoncé. The 29-year-old seemed totally happy and carefree, and she looked incredible. We’re pretty sure it’s no coincidence that in the last couple of weeks she’s decided to ditch the drama for a clean break, focusing on her career and putting a certain Hollywood feud behind her.
As Look reported last week, Rihanna’s been tangled up in a bitter love triangle between on-off beau Drake, 30, and former BFF Jennifer Lopez, 47, since Christmas. With Rihanna and Drake finally smoothing things over in the last few weeks (Drake called her ‘queen of everything’ at a recent gig), she’s vowed to put the drama behind her.
‘Rihanna’s totally at peace with herself right now and super-excited about what’s in store the rest of the year,’ an insider tells Look. ‘She’s determined to make her movie career a success, so she’s getting acting lessons on a regular basis. She had a blast filming Ocean’s Eight, but she wants to step things up and land a major role or at least a significant supporting one.’
While Rihanna may be winning in her professional life, she’s also nailed a pretty enviable work-life balance too. ‘Her life had gotten