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Rihanna weighs in on Barbados upcoming elections

SUPPORT: Mia Mottley and Rihanna (Photo credit: Facebook / PA Images)

RIHANNA HAS shared who she'll be rooting for ahead of the elections in Barbados which takes place today (May 24).

The Barbadian superstar expressed her support for political leader of the Barbados Labour Party (BLP), Mia Mottley, in reply to a post by her friend Leandra Goodridge on Instagram.

Mottley took over Bajantube yesterday, ahead of today’s general elections, and Goodridge reposted a video of her, with the caption: “Watching my next prime minister all day on @bajantube stories!!!”

About an hour and a half later, Rihanna commented: “Yeeeeeeeeessssssssssssss she deserves it!!!!!”

Her post created a buzz, and Mottley, whose BLP is seeking to unseat the incumbent Democratic Labour Party, made a short video which she posted on Instagram, thanking the superstar for the endorsement of sort.

We need everyone to tag @badgalriri so she can see!

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If Mottley’s BLP wins the next general elections, she is expected to become the country’s first female prime minister.

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