- Published on Thursday, July 05 2012
Rihanna paid tribute to her recently departed grandmother as she watched a stunning fireworks show on Independence Day (04Jul12).
The pop star jetted to her native Barbados after her beloved maternal grandma Clara 'Dolly' Braithwaite lost her battle with cancer at the weekend (30Jun12).
Rihanna pulled out of a performance in Madrid, Spain to grieve with her family at home, but she took to her Twitter.com page on Wednesday (04Jul12) to wish her fans a "Happy July 4th" and to remember Dolly.
Posting a photo of herself taking in a fireworks spectacular while standing on a balcony, she quoted her hit We Found Love by writing, "Like diamonds in the sky, grangrandolly."
She also shared a picture of her bedding and pillows, embroidered with the words 'Grangrandolly' and 'peace', adding, "Grangrandolly rest in PEACE."