The two were spotted getting cozy at Lucky Strike in New York, just a few months after Rihanna’s relationship with Chris Brown ended.November 2009During a candid interview with Angie Martinez, Rihanna talks about her breakup with Brown.Rihanna didn’t have much of a reaction to Embiid’s initial tweets about taking her on a date.But he was persistent and suggested he was out to eat with her a few nights later.anchors Jemele Hill and Michael Smith, Embiid made a pitch to Kelly Rowland and asked her to help him out."Look at myself," he told Rowland, while listing the reasons Rihanna should date him. Rihanna did her best to give a gal pal a booty-ful slumber.During an interview with Complex News about two weeks after his initial tweets about Rihanna, Embiid told us how things would go if Rihanna agreed to a date with him.He didn’t go into great detail, but he did mention he was only interested in becoming friends with Rih-Rih and not dating her exclusively."Get to know her. We friends and anytime we can see each other, yeah, we can see each other. I’m just focused on basketball."It took the 76ers more than a month to earn their first win of the 2014-15 NBA season. I feel good about myself."In a subsequent Embiid would use his 2018 NBA All-Star selection to finally land a date with Rihanna.
May 2009Like the opening scene in a romantic comedy, Drake and Rihanna’s meet-cute reportedly happened at a bowling alley.
She wasn’t actually there, but she did take the time to "like" his tweet.
She also followed him on Twitter a short time later.
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?