WATCH | The sweet reason Rihanna's discovered 'new levels of love and respect' for her mom

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Singer and business mogul Rihanna recently opened up about the new levels of emotion she's been feeling during pregnancy

The mom-to-be is expecting her first child with rapper A$AP Rocky and has been candid about her experiences since she first announced her pregnancy back in January. 

Recently, the singer took to Instagram to pay tribute to her mom on her birthday, revealing that she's come to find a new appreciation for the woman who raised her since she's about to bring life into the world herself. 

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She shared: "Today is my Queen's birthday!!! Being on the verge of motherhood unlocked new levels of love and respect I have for my mommy in a way that I could never explain!"

In a recent interview with Elle Magazine, Rihanna said she's in her third trimester and finding that "everything is a challenge". 

"There's a pregnancy glow. There's also those days.... where you wake up, and you're like, 'oh, do I have to get dressed?'"

While she's been finding the last stage of her pregnancy tough, the mogul says she's learned to embrace the harder parts of motherhood.

"I like things that force me to be creative and create in new ways. 

Watch the video above for more. 


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