Is not nobody's business! Rihanna and Chris Brown still keep in touch five years after ending their tumultuous relationship, a source tells Us Weekly exclusively.
"Chris and Rihanna continue to be in frequent contact with each other. They are extremely supportive of each other's projects, "the source reveals. "There is a lot of history between the two of them. Rihanna is aware that she will be concerned about her friendship with Chris, but she can handle herself. "
Brown, 29, raised eyebrows on Saturday, November 24, when he commented on a topless Instagram photo of Rihanna, 30, with a flushed-faced emoji. The "Work" singer did not publicly acknowledge her ex-boyfriend's response, but she later shared a screenshot of a Bible verse that read in part, "There may be times when it seems you can not go forward, but you do not have to go backward. "
The Grammy winners from 2008 to 2009, when Brown was arrested for physically assaulting Rihanna in his car. He pleaded guilty to the felony and served five years of probation, in addition to community service and domestic violence counseling.
The "Nobody's Business" collaborators briefly rekindled their romance in late 2012, but split again in 2013.
"I was very protective of him. I felt that people did not understand him, "Rihanna told Vanity Fair in 2015. "But you know, you realize after a while that in that situation you are the enemy. You want the best for them, but if you remind them of their failures, or if you remind them of bad moments in their lives, or even if you say, 'I'm willing to put up with something,' they think less of you – because they know you do not deserve what they're going to give. "
The Fenty Beauty founder later dated Drake on and off from 2009 to 2016. She has been linked to a Saudi businessman Hassan Jameel since early 2017.
With reporting by Jen Heger
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