Blowing Up: BigHeadHanna Reimagines Rihanna’s Head Abnormally Large, and It’s Hilarious

Rihanna attends the Met Costume Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018, in New York City.
Rihanna attends the Met Costume Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 7, 2018, in New York City.
Photo: Jason Kempin (Getty Images)

“Hey, Big Head ... ”

I swear, I will never again hear those words without thinking of my new favorite Instagram tribute account, BigHeadHanna. Since 2016, a 19-year old Italian member of Rih’s Navy simply known as “Lucia” has devoted her spare time to using PicsArt to alter pics of her idol, Rihanna, to resemble a Bratz doll. The results are surprisingly entertaining.

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Now, why Lucia would want to do this is anyone’s guess, but she’s definitely a devoted fan, as she told online magazine Babe: “The thing I like to do is to put some Rihanna music on, and then start doing my edits.” And apparently, her dedication has paid off—with a follow from Rihanna herself (Lucia has marked the date, June 4, 2017, in her bio).

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“That’s the best notification I could ever receive in my whole life,” she told Babe. “I still think she sees all my pictures.”

We’d be lying if we said we didn’t go down a bit of a wormhole looking at all of Lucia’s big-headed reinterpretations of our favorite bad gyal. It was both a welcome chuckle in the middle of an otherwise busy workday, and weirdly meditative.

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Of course, Lucia’s not the only Instagram user altering the looks of her faves; Beyoncé fan page Fattyonce reimagines Queen Bey as a plus-sized goddess, saying, “Beyoncé reigns on us all, no matter her shape.”

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True ... though I think we all know Bey works pretty hard on that bod, especially after three kids. No word on if she’s a fan of her far-thicker alter ego, but since no cease and desist orders seem to have reached the Fattyonce page, we’re guessing the Queen is taking it in the body-positive spirit with which it was intended.

Maiysha Kai is Managing Editor of The Glow Up, co-host of The Root Presents: It's Lit! podcast, and your average Grammy-nominated goddess next door...May I borrow some sugar?

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So is this artist actually making Rihanna’s head on a 1:1 scale? Cause y’all know she got a 5 head.

I said it.