Rihanna Was a Bridesmaid in Her Best Friend's Wedding—and Dodged the Bouquet

Guess she's not a fan of the traditional toss

Updated 08/20/18

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Rihanna may be a multihyphenate mogul, but that doesn't mean she doesn't have time for her friends—especially on their wedding days.

Over the weekend, the "Wild Thoughts" singer served as a bridesmaid at longtime pal Sonita Alexander's wedding in Barbados, E! reports. As seen on Instagram, she donned a bright blue silk dress (the next time you want to complain about wearing a bridesmaid dress, remember that even Rihanna does it) and matching makeup.

She posted a shot to her Instagram Story of herself and Alexander getting ready for the big day, showing off a pouty, high-gloss lip and bright blue eyeliner under her eyes. She also showed off her and Alexander's matching silk "bride" and "bridesmaids" robes, which prove that stars and their friends really are just like the rest of us.

And even though Rihanna is an international superstar, pictures from the wedding prove that she went out of her way to ensure that her BFF was the one who was front and center on her big day. In most of the shots, RiRi is hanging out in the background, and the spotlight is very clearly on the bride. She also wore the same dress, hair, and makeup as the rest of the bridal party, which is pretty shocking to see from someone who tends to make the biggest fashion and beauty statement at every event she attends.

Of course, Rihanna has practice at being a bridesmaid for one of her besties. In 2015, she took on the role at her friend Jennifer Rosales's wedding in Hawaii.

As for when Rihanna's own wedding might occur, if her behavior around the bouquet is any indication, it won't be for quite some time. When Alexander tossed her bouquet into the crowd, per tradition, Rihanna ducked to avoid it. Someone caught the whole thing on video, and it was expectedly amazing.

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