Sometimes the work week can get pretty heavy. Luckily for us, there is Riley Curry to lighten the mood.
The adorable 3-year-old daughter of NBA player Stephen “Steph” Curry first made headlines when he started bringing her to post-game interviews. She quickly developed the ability to brighten the collective Internet’s day just by being her spunky self. Now, the the general public collectively “awwws” over pretty much anything she does.
Here are the eight times Riley Curry won the Internet.
Riley’s first press conference
The moment that started it all. Her dad, who plays for the Golden State Warriors of Oakland, California, had just won a stellar Game 1 against the Houston Rockets, but it was little Riley who stole the show. From telling her dad he’s talking too loud to waving to her adoring fans, she made the post-game interview worth watching.
Riley covers Big Sean
After the Golden State Warriors won the Western Conference Final against the Rockets, Riley was feeling pretty good. During her dad’s presser, she grabbed the mic and sang a few cheerful lines from Big Sean’s “Blessings.” Many feel blessed that this clip exists.
Riley makes an entrance
Is this press conference haunted? Nope, it’s just Riley making an entrance.
Riley gives her gum to an arena staffer
What did Riley do to prep for her nationally televised game of peekaboo? She had an Oracle arena staffer hold her gum of course.
Riley gives dad a good luck chest tap
Doesn’t everyone wish they could start the day with a little good luck signal from Riley?
Riley meets Ryan
After the birth of their newest daughter Ryan, Curry and his wife, Ayesha, took to Instagram to show Riley meeting her new baby sister. Ayesha Curry reports that Riley is loving her new role as big sis, writing on her blog, “Riley is completely enamored with her little sister and has taken on her role as big sister beautifully.”
Riley dances a perfect “Nae Nae”
Riley sealed her future as Reigning Princess of the Internet with her perfectly executed version of a dance move known as “Nae Nae,” set to Silento’s ”Watch Me Whip.” The clip was posted on her third birthday and served as a welcome present to everyone watching.
You’re the real MVP Riley!