The Barbadian pop princess joined the British royal on Thursday for the Barbados National HIV/AIDS Commission's "Man Aware" event, held in the capital of
Their results both came back negative.
While Harry winced as Susette Neblett-Straughn from the Ministry of Health HIV Program administered his test, Rihanna laughed. "Oh, that's not bad," she said, turning to Harry after her finger was pricked. "You made it seem like it hurt."
The "Man Aware" event marked the second time Harry has been tested in five months. In July, the royal met with psychotherapist Robert Palmer at the Burrell Street Sexual Health Center in South London, webcasting the test on Facebook Live. "It's amazing how quick it is," Harry said before encouraging viewers to get tested.
"It's better that everyone goes and gets tested," he said. "Why wouldn't you? Whether you're a man, woman, gay, straight, black, white, whatever, even ginger, why wouldn't you come and have a test?"
Harry also maintained that positive results were not necessarily a death sentence and that early diagnosis and treatment could help individuals prevent transmission and continue to lead healthy lives.
Kensington Palace first announced that Harry would take up HIV/AIDS awareness as his latest patronage campaign on their official website in June. His commitment marks a continuation of the legacy of his late mother,