Is drake dating rihanna 2016
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(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.
Ri Ri denied the rumors, but a full year later, in April 2016, Rihanna was spotted hanging out with Di Caprio at Coachella's Neon Carnival.
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.
Drake and Rihanna shippers will no doubt hope that this duo — who make music videos together that are so steamy that one can only assume the chemistry is as real behind-the-scenes — are a real-life pair, especially considering Drake's love confession for Rihanna at the MTV Video Music Awards.
Is Drake pining, or are he and Ri Ri really together?
Some celebrities don't like to kiss and tell, while other celebrities prefer to pepper around lots of little clues about their romance instead of confirming what fans have suspected all along.
Drake and Rihanna obviously fit the latter category of celebrity couples, though whether they actually are a romantic pairing is still up in the air.At the MTV VMAs, Drake presents Rihanna with her Video Vanguard Award; in his speech, he bares his heart to both her and the VMA audience, revealing that he is in love with Ri Ri. February 2017: Although our boy Aubrey has been romantically “linked” to one Jennifer Lopez in recent months, that rumored romance couldn’t keep him from wishing Rihanna a very happy birthday during a concert in Dublin on February 20, 2017.“She’s someone I’ve been in love with since I was 22 years old. All my adult life, I’ve looked up to her even though she’s younger than me.” After delivering this heartfelt and highly vulnerable sentiment, Aubrey Drake Graham boldly attempts to passionately kiss Rihanna, at which point, she curbs him and allows him to chastely kiss her on the cheek. During his sappy shoutout, he crowd, “It’s somebody’s birthday today — somebody I have a lot of love for and a lot of respect for,” before playing their hit dancehall-flavored single, “Work.” Looks like the feelings are still there — at least for Drizzy.Here, a comprehensive review of their non-relationship relationship. “We just went out — my friends, his friends.” Ri Ri seems pretty intent on making sure that Aubrey Drake Graham knows he’s in the friend zone.