Jay-Z, Rihanna surprise ‘amazing’ seniors who recreated Super Bowl Halftime Show
Everything is looking up for these veterans, who have new fans in Jay-Z and Rihanna.
After a group of women at the Arcadia Senior Living Facility in Kentucky went viral on TikTok their entertainment At Rihanna’s 2023 Super Bowl halftime performance, Jay-Z rewarded her with a delivery of red roses, an insider confirmed to the Post.
“We at Roc Nation love Tik Tok!” The artist’s card was read, as shown in the beautiful bouquet photos posted by the facility on its Facebook page last week.
The “On to the Next One” singer’s music empire, Roc Nation, Previously signed a partnership With the NFL in 2019.
But Jay-Z didn’t surprise them – Rihanna herself sent a bouquet of white roses, which they revealed to her. Facebook page too.
“We were excited to get them,” Paige Oakes, Arcadia Senior Living Facility’s director of community relations, told The Post by phone Monday afternoon.
“The fact that we know Rihanna saw the video and enjoyed watching them dance to her music really blows us away,” Oaks added.
The inscription on her card said their group dance was “amazing”.
Oakes explained that they got them just when they thought the video was going to end, which made them even more excited.
The video has now garnered over 30 million views on the social media app.
The Post has reached out to reps for Jay-Z and Rihanna for comment.
The viral video, which was posted days after Rihanna’s inaugural Super Bowl show, featured the women recreating the segment where she performed her 2010 hit “Rude Boy.” TikTok debuted with a handful of women dressed in all-white — a nod to the star’s backup dancers, who wore white suits during the event.
As all the white-clad women fell out of the way in a domino effect, the 12-second clip ended with 87-year-old Dora Martin appearing dressed head-to-toe in red, as was Rihanna herself during the performance. . Martin lip-synched into the microphone while pretending to be a famous singer.
The caption of their TikTok post jokingly read, “Our Halftime Show > Rihanna’s Halftime Show 💃🏈🤍🎶🎤.”
In a previous interview with The Post, some of the women revealed that they were “happily coaxed” into making videos by two young workers who worked at the facility.
The video garnered a lot of attention from TikTokers and fans, who left funny comments urging the women to create more content on the platform.
“Omg I love this and these ladies make more,” wrote one fan.
It looks like they might be doing just that. Living Center last week Posted a short clip Resident Martin and two others laugh and fake a snippet of Chris Brown’s “Look at Me Now.”
Another added, “Love the ladies and the workers who help them stay so active and creative!❤️😉.”