Rihanna Accepts Harvard’s Humanitarian Award In The Most Bad*ss Way

In between releasing pop masterpieces, touring the world, and just being a general badass, Rihanna’s busy with her most important work yet; saving the world.

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The Harvard Foundation awarded Rihanna The Humanitarian of the Year Award yesterday for all of her hard philanthropy ‘work work work work work work.’

Did you get the song reference? I was very proud of it.

In case you don’t want to watch an hour and a half livestream, here’s the internet’s favorite moment.

“So I made it to Harvard,” Rihanna grins as the audience applauds. “Never thought I’d be able to say that in my life, but it feels good.”


She received the award for her foundation and charity work in Barbados and delivered a moving and inspiring speech yesterday to some of the smartest college students in the country.

Of course, Twitter loved every second of the ceremony.


We even got this perfect Rihanna gif out of the gig.

Congrats on this incredible honor Rihanna, but the ultimate humanitarian act would be for you to adopt me. My bags are packed.

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