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Arts and Entertainment

Rumors Abound That Rihanna Is Pregnant

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Rihanna for River Island collection is launched at the Oxford Street River Island store on March 4, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)
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Rihanna was recently forced to cancel four tour dates, and you know what that means: SHE'S PREGNANT, Y'ALL.

Well, we actually don't know if she's pregnant. What we do know is that everyone wants to think that she is, and that -- according to TMZ -- she was seen leaving a Beverly Hills medical facility yesterday, and that fanned the flames.

According to Hollywood Life, the rumors got started when sources told the media that RiRi was sick with laryngitis, and that's why she was cancelling dates on her Diamonds World Tour. That announcement was made a month ago, though, and so it's not clear why the singer wouldn't by this point be well enough to carry on with her scheduled performances.

But the gossip site also quotes a source saying that there's nothing to the pregnancy rumors:

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“[Rihanna] is just sick, and that’s really it...I know, that’s not a good enough reason because everybody wants some drama and the rumors that she’s pregnant to make the rounds, but sorry, not this time. She’s not pregnant!”

The baby, if there were to be one, would likely be Chris Brown's.

Neither Rihanna nor Brown has commented on social media or to the press about their maybe-future-child.