Rihanna shows her loyalty to boyfriend A$AP Rocky as she beams backstage while the rapper performs

She’s just weeks away from welcoming her first child with beau A$AP Rocky.

And Rihanna was there to show her support as boyfriend A$AP Rocky, 33, took to the stage at Smokers Club Festival in West Hollywood on Saturday night – his first performance since his arrest for a gun charge.

The pregnant star, 34, stood backstage in a strong show of unity with her beau, amid cheating claims this week.

Making a return: A$AP Rocky, 33, took to the stage at Smokers Club Festival in West Hollywood on Saturday night as he performed for the first time since his arrest for gun charge

The Rude Boy singer could be seen smiling and cradling her growing bump while sporting a maxi dress and coat.

Meanwhile, the rapper donned a white ‘advisory’ t’shirt and black joggers with a chain print detail.

A$AP Rocky looked every inch the performer as he bounced about on stage while the spotlight beamed on him.

Love: Rihanna, 34, once again showed her support and loyalty to her boyfriend as she stood in the crowd amid cheating claims and his run-in with the law

Love: Rihanna, 34, once again showed her support and loyalty to her boyfriend as she stood in the crowd amid cheating claims and his run-in with the law

Looking good: The rapper donned a white 'advisory' t'shirt and black joggers with a chain print detail

Looking good: The rapper donned a white ‘advisory’ t’shirt and black joggers with a chain print detail

In trouble: He was taken into custody right after he and Rihanna returned from their vacation in Barbados on Wednesday, April 20

In trouble: He was taken into custody right after he and Rihanna returned from their vacation in Barbados on Wednesday, April 20

The gig comes amid reports that a British mother-of-three has claimed A$AP has been ‘secretly messaging’ her for months, just weeks after denying rumors that he’d cheated on the singer with shoe designer Amina Muaddi.

The Sun have claimed that a woman named Jilly O’Donnell, 45, was contacted by someone who appears to be the rapper, 33, on Instagram, where he ‘bombarded her with flirty messages.’

According to Jilly, the alleged communication between herself and Rocky began in December 2021 and continued until ‘the start of last month.’

It was also alleged that he once offered to fly Jilly ‘1,700 miles to Ukraine to meet him’ months prior to the Russian invasion in February.

Stunning: The Rude Boy singer could be seen smiling and cradling her growing bump while sporting a maxi dress and coat

Stunning: The Rude Boy singer could be seen smiling and cradling her growing bump while sporting a maxi dress and coat

In a message purported to be from the rapper, he wrote: ‘I’m down, would you be down to meet me in Ukraine? If I sort it out I could arrange for u to be there when I get there.’

Reporting to the message, Jilly Responded insisted travel restrictions prevented her from flying as the UK continued to feel repercussions of the coronavirus pandemic.

She wrote: ‘I can’t get to Ukraine haha, I can’t even afford Xmas after lockdown last year. Plus the Prime Minister is a fat useless b*****d so no one is allowed anywhere. You should come here. Ukraine sounds freezing.’

Rocky allegedly responded with: ‘What you guys can’t travel anywhere???? That sucks. I just got here. Freezing my f*****g balls off. The gym here is beautiful though.’

Back to work: A$AP Rocky looked every inch the performer as he bounced about on stage while the spotlight beamed on him

Back to work: A$AP Rocky looked every inch the performer as he bounced about on stage while the spotlight beamed on him

He later added: ‘Man, I got so fat in the past week. Wish we could have worked out.’

DailyMail.com have reached out to representatives for both A$AP Rocky and Rihanna for comment.

Speaking to the outlet, Jilly alleged that Rocky reached out on the social media app in December but she initially ‘had absolutely no idea who he was.

‘I saw there was a blue tick on his name on Instagram so I asked my daughters. They told me it’s Rihanna’s boyfriend and thought it was hilarious,’ she claimed.

Jilly claimed that Rocky had sent her three messages over the span of ten hours without any response from her.

Not stressed: Rihanna, 34, is 'truly focused' on her pregnancy after boyfriend A$AP Rocky's, 33, recent arrest and 'not trying to get too stressed';  Pictured in France on Feb 28, 2022

Not stressed: Rihanna, 34, is ‘truly focused’ on her pregnancy after boyfriend A$AP Rocky’s, 33, recent arrest and ‘not trying to get too stressed’; Pictured in France on Feb 28, 2022

When the paddle-boarding instructor did finally reply to the rapper’s alleged direct messages, she claimed that he ‘liked her comment with a heart emoji’ and they went on to ‘exchange dozens of messages’ over the next several months.

Jilly claims to have no idea why she was seemingly messaged by the rapper when he has 14.7million followers on Instagram, while she has just 1,500 followers.

It comes after a source told US Weekly that Rihanna is choosing to focus on her pregnancy amid her boyfriend A$AP Rocky’s recent arrest.

The insider said: ‘she hasn’t spoken much about [the arrest]. She’s truly focused on her pregnancy and not trying to get too stressed.’

The source added that the superstar is confident about a positive outcome: ‘She is very confident about everything and has told friends she just hopes for a positive outcome.

The rapper, 33 – born Rakim Athelaston Mayers – was arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department in connection with a November 2021 shooting in Hollywood.

He was taken into custody right after he and Rihanna returned from their vacation in Barbados on Wednesday, April 20.

The musician posted his $550,000 bail and was photographed being released from a Los Angeles jail that same day – just hours after he was arrested at LAX.

Legal trouble: The rapper, 33, was arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department in connection with a November 2021 shooting in Hollywood;  Pictured in 2022

Legal trouble: The rapper, 33, was arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department in connection with a November 2021 shooting in Hollywood; Pictured in 2022

Los Angeles police were investigating Mayers after a man claimed the rapper shot him in the area of ​​Selma and Argyle Avenues following an argument.

Mayers is accused of approaching an acquaintance on the street around 10:15pm on November 6 and firing a handgun at him three or four times.

One of the bullets reportedly grazed the victim’s left hand and he later sought medical treatment.

After the alleged shooting Mayers and two other men, who he had reportedly been walking with, fled the scene.

authorities cooperated with the victim and were ultimately able to name Mayers as a suspect in the shooting.

Police arrested the rapper with the help of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The case will soon be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office for filing consideration.

Expecting: The couple are currently expecting their first child together;  Pictured on February 25, 2022 in Milan, Italy

Expecting: The couple are currently expecting their first child together; Pictured on February 25, 2022 in Milan, Italy

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