When asked about whether or not she was dating Drake, she laughs it off as rumors and says they’re just friends., Drake releases a song called “Fireworks,” which alludes to his brief dalliance with Riri.“I can tell it wasn’t love, I just thought you’d fuck with me / Who coulda predicted Lucky Strike would have you stuck with me / Damn, I kept my wits about me, luckily what happened between us that night / It always seems to trouble me, now all of a sudden those gossip blogs want to cover me.” In the same month, Drake admits in an interview with the that he felt like Rihanna used him as a pawn. She was doing exactly what I’ve done to so many women throughout my life, which is show them quality time, then disappear.”October 2010Rihanna continues to play with Drake’s emotions in their first duet, “What’s My Name?(Rihanna has always insisted they’re just friends, while Drake has spoken about a brief fling in the past that ended in heartbreak.) For those who are not well versed in the “it’s complicated” love story between Riri and Drake, here, a comprehensive timeline.
With all the troubles Rihanna has had in the dating world, it's a wonder she hasn't ended up on the list of celebrity sex tapes yet.During an interview with then-Hot 97 host Angie Martinez, Rihanna reportedly opened up about her and Drake trying it out romantically, but the timing just wasn’t right.“I definitely was attracted to Drake, but I think it is what it is, like it was what it was,” Rihanna told Martinez. 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.” Drake also opened up about the brief relationship, telling he was a "pawn." “She was doing exactly what I’ve done to so many women throughout my life," he said, "which is show them quality time, then disappear.I was like, wow, this feels terrible.”It's been a few years -- maybe there's still time for Rihanna and Drake to rih-kindle their romance in the future.Expectedly, rumors of a romance between the two have once again started percolating.Yet neither of them have ever confirmed they are indeed together.By now, we all know their young love was brought to a screeching halt in 2009 after an argument between the couple escalated to Brown getting violent with Rihanna, leaving her with physical injuries.