Are they or aren't they? This timeline tells all Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid Email They were teenage sweethearts before Chris Brown viciously attacked Rihanna , leaving her face beaten and bruised. The world might not be ready to forgive Chris for his actions - but Rihanna has openly sent him messages of support and shown public displays of affection fuelling rumours they are back together. And following the picture of the dysfunctional couple cuddling up together on a night out, here's a complete timeline of their relationship from the first time they met in to rekindling their relationship in Rihanna and Chris Brown: The complete timeline Ladies and gentleman, pay attention because this is where it all began.
Rihanna, then 17, introduced Chris, then 16, to the stage for him to perform his song Run It. It was pretty awkward to watch and everyone looked really young. What else are teenagers supposed to do, huh? Film magic Summer Rihanna is linked to Josh Hartnett by a few US gossip websites. She told MTV News: The, er, happy couple Image: Not so fast, Chris! Rihanna has completely embarrassed you and denied the pair were dating during an appearance on The View. Rihanna and Chris Brown cancel their Grammy performances after reportedly being in a car accident.
At the time, the woman was unnamed but it was later revealed by TMZ to be Rihanna. Rihanna after she was attacked by Chris Image: After five months of silence, Chris speaks out and finally says sorry.
It was so brief in fact, that nobody really knows when it started and when it fizzled out. Rihanna spoke about her time with Drake to MTV, she admits: In Elle magazine she refers to him as a breath of fresh air. I have such a chaotic life but at the end of the day, that is just my peace. It keeps me sane, really, talking to him and talking to my family. Sadly, they began to lose interest in each other and blamed their ridiculously busy schedules on the split.
According to a number of US magazine, his explosive tantrum involved swearing, breaking things and storming off despite pre-agreeing to questions. After the incident, he tweeted: Moving on, shall we? This is pretty massive if you think about it — even though it might not have been such a big deal a year ago.
Chris and Rihanna begin following each other on Twitter. Users on the social networking site started to notice and fans of Ri-Ri began sending her messages or caution and concern — Rihanna replied: Buzzfeed posted a reaction from fans which included: In reaction to the criticism, Chris tweeted and sorry about the caps lock: Chris Brown with his prized Grammy award Image: No pain is forever. According to number of witnesses Chris and Rihanna also visited a nightclub together the same weekend.
Can you stretch your mind back to when we told you the worst bit with Drake was still to come for Chris? Well, this is it. The truth hurts, we guess Rihanna spoke about how hard she finds it to let people in after having her heart stomped on before. I have been conservative in my love life If I come across someone who I find really cool, I'll hang out. But the minute I find that we're getting too close I just I don't let people in. Chris and Rihanna are both seen in St.
Tropez at the same time. And despite rumours that Chris and his girlfriend Karrueche who looks ridiculously like Rihanna have split up, the inside says otherwise. They never broke up. He is not on her Rihanna's yacht. There is no Rihanna connection. Just as Chris landed: We need to give her a hug August I lost my best friend," Rihanna tells Oprah on the show.
And she also says that things got pretty 'dark' following the assault, which happened on the eve of the Grammy Awards in I held a grudge. I was dark," she confesses.
Rihanna admits she was "more concerned" about Chris Brown after he attacked her. It was a weird, confusing space to be in. Because as angry as I was - as angry and hurt and betrayed - I just felt like he made that mistake because he needed help. And who's going to help him? Nobody's going to say he needs help, everybody's going to say he's a monster, without looking at the source.
And I was more concerned about him. A lot of good memories we had. By the slightest things; hotel rooms, tour venues, any little thing, music, songs, and I do miss him at times. We love each other and we probably always will. It's awkward because I still love him. My stomach drops and I have to maintain this poker face and not let it get to the outer part of me. I have to maintain it and suppress it. When you don't understand those feelings you can make a lot of mistakes.
He was my first love. She walked over and hugged him before patting Chris on his bleach-blonde head before strolling off in complete calmness. In one picture, it appears to show Rihanna kissing Chris on the lips.
Um, care to explain this? His rep said the ink was inspired by a MAC cosmetics design of a skull associated with the Mexican celebration of the Day of the Dead.
You would have thought Rihanna would distance herself somewhat from her ex after the tattoo scandal but instead she made another sign of unity. Not exactly the most subtle bit of jewellery Image: They continue to communicate with ink. This time Chris decides to get an almost identical looking tattoo to Rihanna.
Yet not only did Rihanna get in touch with Chris before the court appearance, she did it for everyone to see over Twitter.
We're going to launch right into this one: The pair were helping to host the Supperclub's Black Diamond Pyramid party in LA, when an insider claims she saw them making out in front of the whole room.
The gossip equivalent of Sherlock Holmes said: I couldn't believe Chris was being so obvious about it! They are friends, have been for years and were talking at a club that had loud music playing.
TMZ are reporting that both Rihanna and Chris were seen leaving the same hotel before they spent the night together at a Jay-Z concert. They were pictured next to each other in the VIP section watching their celeb mate doing a bit of rapping.
Or her chair at least. We all know that this is the first phase of making a move, right? Chris Brown has officially broken up with his girlfriend Karrueche Tran after she grew tired of his cavorting with his ex Rihanna.
He released a statement saying: I love Karrueche very much but I don't want to see her hurt over my friendship with Rihanna.
I'd rather be single allowing us to both be happy in our lives. And it still develops Chris has released an emotional video where he talks about their relationship. That's right, it's difficult - and poor Chris, because he's "just being real" and he "don't want to hurt either or. Rihanna's dad has given Chris his blessing. Everyone should be forgiven once.