I definitely was attracted to Drake, but I think it is what it is — it was what it was … It was at a really fragile time in my life, so I just didn't want to get too serious with anything or anyone at that time." She also told Power 105.1, " We just became friends and we left it at that." Womp, womp.
February 2011: Following Ri Ri's split from baseball star Matt Kemp, Drake and Rihanna's steamy performance of "What's My Name? This is a night for us all to be thankful for what you have done for us!
"They are having fun spending time with each other. In fact, the OVO rapper made a surprise appearance during her concert in Manchester to perform the hard-to-understand-but-undoubtedly-catchy track, and the chemistry was undeniable.
Drake couldn't leave the stage without gushing about the Barbados beauty, and one Twitter user caught the moment.
Well, whether you do or don't, it seems like she definitely did, and perhaps now is the time that baggage ain't as heavy.
Drizzy and Ri Ri have been at the top of couple speculation and fan-shipping for years now, with their musical collaboration only fueling the flame, and although they've taken a crack at the love game before, it never stuck—until now? News has learned that the two stars are dating again, and that the feelings never faded on Drake's end. Rihanna is the one that's been not wanting to settle down in the past," the insider tells us.
2005: Aubrey Graham meets Robyn Fenty at Avocado, a restaurant in Toronto, while she's in town shooting the music video for "Pon de Replay." Literally, they found love in a place called Avocado, how perfect is that?!
According to Drake's VMAs speech, he was "introduced to her as the kid who played background music as people ate their dinner."May 2009: 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).
(Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Getty Rihanna (L) and rapper Drake perform during the 2011 NBA All-Star game halftime show at Staples Center on February 20, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.
Earlier this year, Drake and Rihanna starred in the supersexy music video for their song "Work," and the rapper has popped up on stage with the sexy singer at a handful of her concerts to help perform the hit.
It wasn't long before rumors swirled that the former couple could be giving things another try, and most recently, the pair heated things back up after they put on quite the lovey-dovey show at the MTV VMAs, with Drake revealing that he's "been in love" with Rihanna since he was 22 years old.
In case you're not familiar with their back and forth, we've created a complete overview of Drake and Rihanna's makeup and breakup history over the years.
It was a challenge but I wanted nothing more than to give my fans a true representation of all the colors that I'm made of as an artist! #Ri Ri Vanguard A post shared by badgalriri (@badgalriri) on source, “Everyone wants them to be together but they are just close friends who are always in each other’s lives. She seems very smitten.”Before the end of the year, Drake reportedly gives J. #lucky17 #shadesofblue #worldofdance #All IHave #byebyebirdie #spanishalbum and thats just the beginning...