Girl dresses up as Rihanna and RiRi herself thinks she did a better job

Rihanna is a talented artist and style icon so it’s no wonder she has a hoard of dedicated fans.

Now 17-year-old student Shania Ruedas Bernal, from Anaheim, California, may have just outdone them all in her commitment.

As part of her school's 'spirit week', where students ‘show off their school pride by... dressing up for an occasion,’ Shania and her fellow pupils were asked to dress like celebrities for the day.

The teenager was struggling to pick someone until she found an old picture of Rihanna promoting her latest album Anti. She told Buzzfeed: ‘Obviously Rihanna looked amazing and then I realised that I could pull together an outfit that'll look very similar to hers.’

The final look was perfect:

After sharing the pic on Twitter, her tweet gained over 47,000 likes and 20,000 retweets.


A few days later, when the pic was still generating popularity on the internet, none other than Rihanna herself commented on a picture.

She was very approving:


And Shania was delighted, saying ‘I wanted to walk out of the classroom and scream. It was honestly the greatest feeling in the world to be complimented by Rihanna herself’:

Wonder if she’ll repeat the look for Halloween…



Via Buzzfeed

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