Drake and Rihanna have seemingly been on and off again more times than ‘Friends’ Ross and Rachel. They’ve been friends, collaborators, enemies and boyfriend and girlfriend. So what’s the full story? We break it down for you Credit: Getty. This is reportedly the first time the two get together, Drake later raps about the evening on his track ‘Fireworks’. Reports suggest that they were pretty close on set as well. Is this just on-screen chemistry?
A Brief History of Drake and Rihanna’s Non-Relationship Relationship
Rihanna has confirmed that she is back with her former boyfriend, Chris Brown, who assaulted her in Rihanna’s interview, in the new issue of Rolling Stone , answers months of speculation about the pair’s reconciliation. According to the police report about the events of 8 February , the couple argued after Rihanna discovered Brown had received a text from an ex-girlfriend. Brown then assaulted the Umbrella singer.
Police were called when a witness heard her screams.
HOUSTON, TX – FEBRUARY Rapper Drake poses on the All-Star Red Carpet prior to the NBA All-Star Game presented by Kia Motors.
At the VMAs last weekend, Drake professed his love for Rihanna and then kissed her onstage, a smooch she may or may not have reciprocated. Which raises, once again, a question that many of us have been pondering for years: What exactly is the deal with these two crazy kids? To those of us who have been following the situation, one plausible working theory has been that that Drake is madly in love with Rih but she has been friend-zoning him for years, and that, while they may have dated intermittently, it has never been official.
How did we get here? November Bowling date aside, Rih says things are platonic. Drake gets a little emo about it. I was like, wow, this feels terrible. Rih is linked to baseball player Matt Kemp at the time. We get along really well. Are the lyrics about Rih? Could be! Of course I do.
From Shia LaBeouf to Travis Scott — Rihanna’s Dating History May Surprise You
Ever since Drake took to the VMAs stage in a tuxedo and pronounced his undying love for Rihanna to the entire world , the internet has been obsessed with trying to figure out whether they are lovers or just insanely close friends. The two have been notoriously tight-lipped about putting a label on their relationship, but it just takes a quick look at their history together to see that they’ve always been soul mates.
According to Drake’s VMAs speech , he was “introduced to her as the kid who played background music as people ate their dinner. May Drake and Rihanna are spotted making out at a Lucky Strike bowling alley in New York, two months after her split from Chris Brown and three months after Brown assaulted her. A Page Six report quotes an onlooker saying, “She was drinking whiskey and apple juice and making out with him all night.
According to a Times profile of Drake, the pair did briefly date back in after Rihanna asked him to write a song for her album, but it’s over.
Sounds like a harmless way to pass the time with friends, right? And it seems as if their onstage chemistry carried on to real life, as they were spotted showing PDA at a Canadian nightclub a few months later that July. From the looks of their chemistry on and off the stage, Rihanna and Drake had to be dating — which is exactly what sources confirmed to PEOPLE after the rapper stopped hanging out with budding model Hailey Baldwin. Can you say relationship goals?
RiRi posted a pic of the gesture on her Instagram with an emoji-filled caption — leading the rest of us to believe the pair certainly were on. Tonight we celebrate you! I have the most incredible people in my life! Just days after Rihanna showed off her fresh ink of a camouflage-print shark reminiscent of a plush shark Drake once gifted her on her ankle, the Canadian rapper appeared to have the exact same tattoo on his right forearm during the New Orleans stop on his Summer Sixteen tour.
A few months after the couple became official, Drake and Rihanna were still going strong. The rapper gave a special shout-out to his former flame during his Dublin concert on Feb.
From Chris Brown To Drake: These Are All Of Rihanna’s Exes
Rihanna has apparently broken up with Hassan Jameel. But who else has she dated over the years? Rihanna has reportedly split up with her boyfriend Hassan Jameel after three years together. She and the Saudi billionaire had a very low-key relationship, with Riri keeping her latest romance out of the public eye. However, she’s definitely had a very notable dating history, with high-profile partners such as Drake and Chris Brown.
The rapper, who also dated Rihanna, told “Rap Radar” that his feud with drake on how him & chris linked up, the club fight, rihanna and.
The singers began dating in before their domestic dispute resulted in them parting ways. In January , the two gave their relationship a go once more before finally calling it quits in April of the same year. While together, Rihanna coudn’t help but gush about her feelings for the now Atlanta Braves ball player. It keeps me sane. The Bad Gal and the 6god have an ongoing flirtationship and who knows where it will end. Only time will tell if they’re exclusive again anytime soon.
We weren’t passionate about each other in that way, so we remain friends. The Story: Rihanna and the Academy Award winner have been linked together for quite some time. The story: Soon after RiRi and Chris Brown split, the singer reportedly was seen being particularly cozy with the That 70’s Show star in Reports have it that the two were just “hooking up” and that their fling didn’t last long. He’s very into her. Neither RiRi or Dudley said that they were an item but who knows what happened after the cameras stopped rolling!
The actor attended RiRi’s 23rd birthday in but the two didn’t show any PDA as to not blow the cover on their little love affair. The two met following Kutcher’s divorce from actress Demi Moore and for a while Rihanna and Ashton’s fling was steamy before the flame fizzled.
A Comprehensive Timeline of Drake and Rihanna’s Rumored Relationship
So where did it all go wrong? We may never know. While Rihanna believed her relationship with Drake was strictly platonic, Drake seemed to have believed otherwise. It always seems to trouble me. At one point in the verse, Drake implies that their relationship started heading downhill because Rihanna believed he was using her for clout.
I was like, ‘Wow, this feels terrible.
Earlier this year, Drake and Rihanna starred in the supersexy music video for February Rihanna and Chris Brown publicly confirm their.
Whether you want them to be together or not, the world is obsessed with whether these two were ever a real thing or not. From the outside looking in, it looks like a casual romance fizzled out, where one cough DRAKE cough was far more into it than the other. Speaking to Vogue , she said:. Waiting through that speech was probably the most uncomfortable part. It is what it is. So, could they reunite? Has Drake already left her 80 voicemails wondering where they are right now?
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Celebrity relationships and friendships are a rare breed. Rihanna and Drake have a long history together. Rihanna came up in music before the rapper, but once they started collaborating, their work together and basically every interaction had pretty much everyone convinced they were a thing. Drake and Rihanna’s relationship timeline is a long one, spanning from the early days when the two collabed on songs with steamy, emotional music videos, to now, when their friendship — according to Rihanna herself — is nonexistent.
She’s also been linked to some of Drake’s rapper peers, including A$AP Rihanna and Chris Brown reunited at the Grammy Awards.
Fill out the form below, or call us at From the rumored relationships — such as Ashton Kutcher and Justin Timberlake — to her confirmed and longtime i. One thing is clear, Rihanna does not have a type. From sports stars, film stars and singers, she is an equal opportunity dater! Send us scoop form close button. Input your name. Input your email.