RihannaWorked, worked and worked to conceal her pregnancy from all her loved ones.

Following weeks of speculation from fans, the 33-year-old singer and fashion designer confirmed via media photos on Jan. 31 that she and partner A$AP RockyExpecting their first child. CelebHomes: Justin Sylvester at a Feb. 11 event celebrating her Fenty Beauty and Fenty Skin brands (available at Sephora and fentybeauty.com), Rihanna recalled how “hard” it was to keep her pregnancy under wraps.

She said, “It was more difficult for me to keep this from my posse because they’re close to me, and they know my habits.” They’re like “You don’t want anything to drink?” Are you not smoking? It’s not like you’re smoking. My family knows I loathe sweets so I suddenly ask them for cookies and donuts. Finally, they had to hear it, and I was as shocked as everyone else.