The Real Story Behind Rihanna Befriending A 'Homeless Woman'

28 November 2016, 12:05 | Updated: 28 November 2016, 12:08

Rihanna befriends homeless lady on set of Ocean's

Has the truth been revealed?

Rihanna fans, who thought she befriended a homeless woman on the set of Ocean’s 8, may be disappointed to learn the story was a hoax.

According to a number of reports, RiRi was spotted spending time with the woman in between filming for her new movie.

She even apparently gifted the woman a free pair of Puma Creepers.

However it has now been revealed that the “homeless woman” is actually the owner of the building she was spotted outside of. 

The woman in question, Leslie Quijano, responded to the story on Instagram after she spotted fans discussing the situation online.

Rihanna Leslie Quijano

“I am nor have I ever been homeless,” she said. “No-one gave me food, clothing or shelter.”

“I am a hardworking woman and that’s MY building where their filming at.” 


A photo posted by Leslie Quijano (@leslie.quijano) onNov 25, 2016 at 10:56am PST

Meanwhile, Ocean’s 8 is just one of three projects that Rihanna is currently working on.

The ANTI singer will also appear in new movie Valerian as well as the final season of TV show Bates Motel.

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