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A fond farewell to Beyonce ... and we could be saying hello to Rihanna


Superstar: Rihanna. Photo: Getty

Superstar: Rihanna. Photo: Getty

Superstar: Rihanna. Photo: Getty

WE'VE only said goodbye to Beyonce – but we could be welcoming another diva in the form of Rihanna.

The Umbrella singer is rumoured to be jetting to the capital city this week to accompany her boyfriend Drake at his Irish gig. The Canadian rapper will take to the stage at Dublin's O2 tomorrow night as he performs for Irish fans.

And he may be accompanied by his current squeeze, namely the Grammy-winning superstar.

They have been inseparable since rekindling their relationship earlier this year.


A source said: "They are smitten with each other and Rihanna has been supporting Drake on the European leg of his tour. Last week, she was in Manchester with him and they went out partying after his concerts.

"She's a big fan of the Dublin nightlife so could well be coming over here with him so she can party with him afterwards."

Last month saw the star even inviting Rihanna onstage at his Paris gig as they performed her hit track Pour It Up.

Rihanna first dated the rapper, whose real name is Aubrey Graham, back in 2011 but he revealed how she broke his heart as he was more serious about the romance than she was.

Speaking recently about his feelings for Rihanna, he said: "I mean, I think about it like, 'Man that would be good'. We have fun together. She's cool and s**t. That's my dog for life."

He admitted that at the time of the break-up, he was hurt about it but he held no grudges.

"I was hurt because I slowly started to realise what it was. I guess I thought it was more," he said.


Meanwhile, there was more bad news for Rihanna's controversial ex Chris Brown after he was ordered back to jail for violating the terms of his probation after his 2009 assault on her.

He was kicked out of the Malibu rehab facility where he's been living for the past four months.