Rihanna, 34, has been the discuss of the city ever since she introduced her being pregnant with boyfriend of about two years, A$AP Rocky, 33, on January 31. Whereas followers had been thrilled for Rihanna, who had talked about wanting youngsters prior to now, they had been additionally involved about her ex-boyfriend, Drake, 35, as he was notoriously head over heels for her. Now, a supply near Drake has opened up EXCLUSIVELY to HollywoodLife about how the Canadian rapper actually feels in regards to the information.
Drake made it recognized again in 2016 that he all the time had a factor for Rihanna. However he got here to the conclusion just a few years in the past that their journey got here to an finish as a result of their paths had simply gone in several instructions,” the supply defined. Drake famously admitted he had cherished the Barbados native for years whereas presenting her with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award on the 2016 MTV Video Music Awards. “I’ve been in love along with her since I used to be 22,” he mentioned.
The insider continued, “When Rihanna introduced she was pregnant, he had combined feelings. In fact, he was ecstatic for her as a result of he knew she had all the time wished youngsters. However at one cut-off date, Drake noticed himself having a future with Rihanna so it was simply additional affirmation that there was no future for them.” He added that Drake texted his ex to congratulate her following her being pregnant announcement. “He would like to get their youngsters collectively someday when the time is correct. He is aware of Rihanna goes to make an unimaginable mom, and he couldn’t be happier for her,” the supply concluded.
Rihanna and Drake had been buddies for years earlier than coming into a romantic relationship in 2016. Earlier than that, they’d collaborated a number of instances, together with on the 2010 hit “What’s My Identify?”, 2011’s “Take Care,” and 2016’s iconic “Work.” Whereas they tried to maintain their romance low-key, it was clear they’d elevated their relationship into one thing particular. Nevertheless, it appeared that Rihanna was not as into the connection as Drake was and even known as his speech on the 2016 MTV VMAs “uncomfortable” in a 2018 interview with Vogue.
Throughout the identical interview, the “Keep” singer mentioned she and Drake now not stored in contact. “We don’t have a friendship now, however we’re not enemies both. It’s what it’s,” she acknowledged. And by 2021, she appeared to have utterly moved on after she stepped out with A$AP with new ink on her left ankle that coated up a camouflage shark tattoo that’s thought to match one which Drake had.
Nevertheless, plainly Drake is on good phrases with a few of Rihanna’s household and buddies, as he was seen catching up with just a few throughout a piece journey to Barbados in 2020. Talking of the rendezvous, an insider EXCLUSIVELY instructed HollywoodLife that Drake remains to be buddies with the “Diamonds” singer’s brothers Rorrey Fenty and Rajad Fenty. “They’re really each actually massive followers of his and would like to see their sister settled down with him. All of them nonetheless make jokes about him being their brother-in-law sometime,” they divulged.
Following his break up from Rihanna, Drake fathered a toddler, Adonis. He was introduced into the world in 2017, however Drake didn’t announce he fathered him till 2019.