Rihanna Celebrates Her 31st Birthday With Hassan Jameel

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…and a custom basketball jersey from her favourite team

Rihanna, queen of the bad gals, celebrated her 31st birthday on Wednesday 20 February — but she waited until 21 February for the real celebration with the Los Angeles Lakers. It's no secret the R&B singer is a huge LeBron James fan, and the team showed up for their girl Ri by staging a major comeback win in her honour against the Houston Rockets. 

 

The singer gathered her nearest and dearest, like her childhood friend Melissa Ford (aka M Dollas) and her stylist Jahleel Weaver in a private box at the Staples Center for the big game. A special someone was also in attendance, Saudi billionaire Hassan Jameel was spotted in the box enjoying the game, but not as much as the birthday girl who stood and cheered for her team. Honestly, no one looked like they were enjoying the game more than Ri. 

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Not only did Rihanna leave the game knowing her beloved team took home the win, but they also gifted her with her very own custom "Badgalriri" Los Angeles Lakers jersey. Naturally, she wore her own LeBron "23" jersey for the evening. 

Rihanna wasn't the only celebrity in attendance last night. French Montana and Denzel Washington, were also spotted courtside. 


Via Harper's Bazaar US

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