As Karim Benzema is fading away, Rihanna now has her eyes set on a new sport star bae -- Formula 1 driver Lewis Hamilton!
According to a report from The Sun, Hamilton has pressed pause on his relationship with Kendall Jenner in order to make time for the singer.
The pair grabbed a bite to eat on July 18 at New York City’s Da Silvano and later hit up 1 Oak nightclub for a little partying.
A source speaking to The Sun said that they’ve been interested in each other for some time now. But Rih and Hamilton just recently had a chance to finally meetup for a one-on-one outing!
“They’ve had a flirtation for years and have always fancied each other, but since May this year they’ve been talking a lot. Finally their schedules allowed them to spend a weekend in the same part of the world and they made the most of it,” the source said. “They are both really busy but Rihanna has asked him to come to Rock in Rio in September so he can see her perform and spend time together.”
A source close to Lewis added that the racer is definitely smitten with Rih! “He is a bit infatuated with her and thinks she is not only sexy but incredibly funny, although he knows she has a reputation as a heartbreaker,” the source said. Rihanna has recently been linked to Benzema. Hamilton has been enjoying his life as a single man after splitting with his on-and-off girlfriend of seven years Nicole Scherzinger in February!
And though neither Rih nor Hamilton has commented on the dating rumors, the duo’s fans are buzzing over the talk that our favorite bad girl is now cozying up to the beloved Englishman! Do you think Rihanna and Lewis are a good match? Tweet us @OKMagazine or let us know in the comments section below.