Chris Brown and Rihanna split after a seriously rocky romance in 2013, but could they soon be back together following Rihanna's recent breakup with Drake?
According to reports, Chris may be looking to get back together with Rihanna now that she's once again a single woman and supposedly believes that a reconciliation is "just a matter of time," despite Brown reportedly now dating model Cydney Christine.
"Chris knows he's still on Rihanna's mind. And he still loves her dearly," a source told Hollywood Life of how Brown feels about his ex-girlfriend following Rihanna and Drake's breakup earlier this month, adding that "Chris doesn't believe for a second that romance and intimate relationship with Rihanna is over for good."
"It's just a matter of time," the source added of Brown and Rihanna's potential reconciliation, despite his past history of domestic violence against the singer.
Though Chris and Rihanna are both yet to comment on the reconciliation rumors, various sources claimed that Brown wasn't exactly convinced that Rihanna was with the right person during her romance with Drake, which blossomed earlier this year before the two split earlier this month.
Sources claimed prior to Rihanna and Drake's breakup that Chris didn't believe the twosome were seriously dating and allegedly made it pretty clear that he believes he and Rihanna will one day end up together, even describing the "Hotline Bling" rapper as being Rihanna's "long-term side piece" rather than a serious boyfriend.
"Chris doesn't believe for a second that his soulmate would tie the knot with her long-term side piece," a source told Hollywood Life before Rihanna and Drake's breakup as rumors swirled that the two were allegedly getting serious and even considering marriage.
"Chris loves Rihanna and he'd be deeply hurt and go out of his mind if she even considered being off the market in this way," the site claimed of Brown's reaction to Rihanna and Drake dating and getting serious prior to their breakup, adding that Brown was simply buying his time until he made a move on Rihanna and the two start dating again."Drake's just a pinch hitter until Chris is mentally and emotionally ready to step up to the plate and whisk Rihanna off her feet," the source claimed of how Brown really felt about Rihanna and Drake's now-defunct romance.
But while some sources are claiming that Rihanna and Chris Brown's reconciliation could be imminent, Urban Islandz is reporting that Brown actually has no plans to get back together with Rihanna and now knows that being together as a couple just doesn't work for the two, who first started dating back in 2007.
According to an insider who dished to the site on Rihanna and Chris's past romance in September, Brown thought that Rihanna always wanted to get more serious while they were dating on and off between 2007 and 2013.
"He was more laid back and carefree perhaps a little too young to get so serious in a relationship," the site's insider said of Brown, adding that Chris always believed that Rihanna was "too intense" while they were dating.
"[Chris] gets the feeling like [Rihanna] wanted marriage kids and all that other stuff, but he felt like he was too young for that," continued the source.
The site also went on to claimed that one of the big reasons Brown and Rihanna split, in addition to his abusive past, was that Chris always felt he was too young to get serious with the "This Is What You Came For" singer prior to their 2013 breakup."[Brown] just felt like they were both too young at that time to get that serious," continued the site's insider. "Maybe if it was now things would have been different but they have both now moved on and doing their separate thing."
Rihanna also appears to be making it pretty clear that she doesn't have any plans to give dating Chris another go.
According to Hollywood Life, despite Chris's alleged hopes to get back together with the singer, Rihanna has been telling friends that she's "made that mistake" and won't be romantically reuniting with Brown anytime soon.
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