- Rihanna, whose full name is Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is reported to have bought a ventilator and shipped it to the Caribbean after her father contracted the coronavirus
- Ronald Fenty was fearful of dying and thankful to his caring daughter who ensured everything was done right in terms of his care
- Rihanna's dad ended up spending 14 days in quarantine at an isolation centre
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Celebrated singer Rihanna Fenty's father, Ronald, contracted the coronavirus and her daughter was there to make sure he was fine.
The singer is reported to have bought a ventilator and shipped it to the Caribbean where the dad resides.
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According to The Sun, who held an interview with Ronald in Barbados, Rihanna had been checking up on him daily ever since he was confirmed to have contracted the virus.
Ronald was fearful that he was going to die and was thankful to Rihanna, whom he calls by her first name, Robyn, who had ensured he got the best of care.
"My daughter Robyn was checking in on me every day, I thought I was going to die to be honest. I have to say, I love you so much, Robyn. She did so much for me. I appreciate everything she has done," Ronald told the sun.
He added the singer gave him more than he needed to get through the illness, which had taken a great toll on him.
Ronald spent 14 days in quarantine at an isolation centre after which he was confirmed virus-free.
He warned everyone to treat the disease with the seriousness it deserves, even taking steps to call the government and suggest a lockdown.
Rihanna and her dad hav had a rocky relationship due to his drug habits in the past but despite this have always been there for each other and their love has shone through.
The Man Down hitmaker not only helped her family out but also the world in fighting the pandemic.
Through her Clara Lionel Foundation, she donated R93 million which helped rapid response efforts in both the United States and across the world.
Poor countries such as Haiti and Malawi were to benefit from the funding through the acceleration of testing and offering care units.
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