The big apple: rihanna by no means went to college however the r&b superstar voiced delight as she become offered an award by way of harvard university for her humanitarian work.
"so i made it to harvard! In no way thought i might be able to say that in my life, but it feels right," a beaming rihanna said to students´ cheers at the prestigious us university tuesday night.
Harvard named the 29-12 months-vintage singer its humanitarian of the year, pointing to her tasks that consist of a complicated middle to treat breast most cancers in her local barbados and aid for girls´ schooling around the developing global.
Rihanna said she had installation her first charity at age 18 and remarked: "human beings make it appear manner too difficult, man."
"you don´t want to be rich to assist a person, you don´t want to be famous, you don´t even want to be college-knowledgeable," she said, whilst joking that she needed she have been.
"i want to undertaking every of you to make a commitment to assist one person, one agency, one state of affairs that touches your coronary heart," she said.
"my grandmother constantly used to say, ´if you acquire a dollar, there´s lots to percentage.´"
Rihanna, who changed into observed with the aid of a track executive while nevertheless a youngster, has additionally set up a scholarship software named after her grandparents for caribbean college students in the united states of america.