Rihanna is dating a professional basketball player.The 'Umbrella' singer - whose on/off boyfriend Chris Brown has pleaded not guilty to assaulting her - enjoyed an intimate dinner with Los Angeles Lakers' star Andrew Bynum at Mastro's Steakhouse in Beverly Hills on Friday ().
It’s been a little over a week now since Chris Brown pleaded not guilty to felony assault and criminal threat charges brought against him for the alleged violent beating of platinum-pop artist Rihanna.But it seems that Brown is not allowing all the stress to keep him down, being that he’s already moved on to the next chick. Mejia, 20, of The Pussycat Dolls Presents: Girlicious fame was spotted leaving a Hollywood tattoo parlor with Brown on Sunday.A source told gossip website X17online: "They looked very couple-y, sitting real close to each other in the car." This is the first time Rihanna, 21, has been spotted out with a man since she and Chris decided to take time away from each other to reflect on their relationship.Chris has been charged with felony assault and making criminal threats after he allegedly punched, bit and choked Rihanna until she was unconscious in his car on February 8.After allegedly assaulting the ‘Rehab’ singer it looks as if Mr Brown is back in the dating game.
The ‘No Air’ vocalist has been seen out with ‘Girlicious’ band member Natalie Mejia so it looks like Rhianna and Chris won’t not be rekindling their love.
As he grew up he had music stars like Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, and Anita Baker as his source of inspiration.
Chris Brown attended Essex High School in Virginia until 2005 after which he moved to New York where he pursued his music career.
According to The relationship is one of the first for Ri-Ri, who has previously been linked to actor Tristan Wilds and rapper Drake, since separating from former beau Chris Brown, 10 months ago.
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Chris Brown was discovered by Hitmission Records at the age of 13.