August 2016: Ahead of the MTV Video Music Awards, where Rihanna is receiving the channel's Vanguard award, Drizzy decides to declare his well-documented affection for her to the world by taking out a billboard congratulating her. " which is probably the most apt statement anyone could make about Drake's affection.
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.
“They are slowing things down to make it work, but they are in no way ending things,” the site’s source said of how Drake and Rihanna are trying to make their relationship work.
“They realize what they have is special and want to make sure they do the right things to make it flourish.” Rihanna and Drake are yet to comment on the reports, and are yet to even explicitly confirm that they’re a couple, though the breakup dispel comes just days after fans took to social media to urge Rihanna to stay away from ex-boyfriend Chris Brown, who she dated on and off for six years between 20, now that she’s dating Drake.
“[Rihanna and Drake] are trying to figure out each other in a relationship form because they are so familiar with being great friends, hooking up and then coming back to each other when it is convenient,” revealed the source.
But while some insiders are foreshadowing that a breakup could be on the cards for Rihanna and Drake, source revealed that Rihanna and her man are doing all they can to make their relationship work, and that includes slowing things down a little when it comes to the dating game.
Although Rihanna and Drake reportedly embarked on their latest dating go-around earlier this year, they didn’t go public with their romance until August and from there, the couple was targeted with a number of rumors regarding their relationship — and the alleged feelings of Rihanna’s ex-boyfriend, Chris Brown.
No one really knows how long they have been 'official' - they just decided to let it become a thing instead of hiding it from everyone.Chris Brown knows Rihanna “and he knows that she is not in love with him like the way he is with her,” a source close to Brown told on September 10.“Drake is trying hard to get Rihanna to love him but you can’t force love and she will always love Chris Breezy and there is no doubt about that.” Rihanna and Brown dated on and off for a few years, but due to Brown’s assault in 2009, their relationship has been deemed unhealthy and while they have reunited numerous times since the incident, they’ve never appeared to be too serious about getting back together.Rihanna and Drake have gone public with their relationship and ever since they did so, they’ve been flaunting their admiration for one another throughout the country.In addition to proclaiming his love for Rihanna during the last month in New York City, Drake has been seen spending time with his main squeeze in Miami and according to a report, the rapper has since rented an impressive mansion in Malibu, California, where he intends to spend some quality one-on-one time with the “Work” songstress.