Rep: Rihanna Is ‘Perfectly Healthy' After Rumored Fainting

Rihanna may have had a rough night Down Under on Thursday – but contrary to other online reports, she didn’t faint on stage, Access Hollywood has learned.

The pop star clutched her stomach while running off stage during a performance of “Umbrella” in Australia in footage posted on YouTube, and was rumored to have passed out shortly after.


“It was very hot at the venue, so after Rihanna’s set was over, she went off stage and needed to sit down, catch her breath and have some water,” a rep for the star said in a statement to Access. “She is perfectly healthy and will be at her show tomorrow.”

The star was joined on “Umbrella” by boyfriend Chris Brown, who finished the song solo after Rihanna left the stage.

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