rihanna and matt kemp in 2010

Couples We Forgot Dated in the 2010s: Rihanna and Matt Kemp


The MLB pro found himself both literally and figuratively playing the field again after he and RiRi called it quits in 2010. The pair dated for a year and reportedly split due to the singer’s touring schedule, and we’re fully aware that a decade later, her life has only gotten busier! Rihanna and Kemp began dating shortly after the Barbados beauty’s tumultuous split from Chris Brown, and she seemed quite happy with their relationship at its height. “I feel like I smile for real this time,” she told Marie Claire UK of Kemp in 2010. “The smiles come from inside, and it exudes in everything I do. People feel my energy is different. When I smile they can tell that it’s pure bliss and not just a cover up.”

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