Pregnant Rihanna and ASAP Rocky’s relationship as rumours swirl they’ve split

After several years of speculation Rihanna announced she's pregnant, with the singer and beauty brand owner confirming she's expecting a baby with rapper ASAP Rocky.

However, the rumour mill's spinning once again – this time about the pair's break-up, with just weeks before 34-year-old Rihanna is due to give birth.

Claims of their rumoured split began on Twitter, from the account of fashion influencer @LOUIS_via_ROMA, who posted a thread of tweets about the issue and alleged ASAP had cheated on RiRi.

ASAP is yet to publicly comment, but gossip site XXL alleged the two were spotted at a restaurant in LA where Rihanna was crying at the table before leaving alone.

Here's a look at Rihanna and ASAP Rocky's relationship as well as the rumours behind their breakup.

Have Rihanna and ASAP Rocky broken up?

Rumours of Rihanna and ASAP Rocky's split began circulating on Twitter with fashion influencer @LOUIS_via_ROMA tweeting: "Rihanna & ASAP Rocky have split. Rihanna broke up with him after she caught him cheating with shoe designer Amina Muaddi."

The thread of tweets continued: "Amina was responsible for designing Fenty’s footwear offering and Rihanna is often seen in custom shoes from her own label. ASAP & Amin is not new though as she was seeing him years ago and also collaborated with him on a collection of shoes. Things apparently hit the fan at Craigs in LA."

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The tweets also alleged that the split happened during this year's Paris Fashion Week, which took place between February 28 and March 8.

Besides the tweets and XXL's report, there has been no other evidence of the couple's split or the cheating allegations.

Many netizens have also taken it upon themselves to the debunk the claims on the pair's relationship, especially with regards to the timing.

Several have pointed out that two days before the split speculation, Rihanna posted a snap of herself wearing custom shoes designed by Amina Muaddi to her Instagram.

Muaddi also shared a similar picture of the pregnant singer wearing the shoes to her Instagram Story. Rihanna and Rocky also still follow each other on Instagram.

When did Rihanna and ASAP Rocky start dating?

Rihanna and ASAP Rocky had their first encounter at the 2012 VMAs, when the rapper joined her for a a performance of her single Cockiness.

The two met again when Rocky joined Rihanna's Diamond tour back in 2013, with rumours of a romance starting in January 2020 after Rihanna's split from billionaire boyfriend Hassan Jameel.

Soon after, Rihanna and Rocky were seen together more often. In December 2020, a source said: "They have always had amazing chemistry, and Rihanna relates to A$AP, and it [their relationship] feels natural, easy and fun."

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The mole added that the Fenty Beauty founder feels "very comfortable" around the rapper and like "they’ve known each other for such a long time".

That same month, the couple were snapped kissing on holiday in Barbados.

In May 2021, Rocky opened up about his relationship with Rihanna for the first time during an GQ interview, referring to the singer as "the love of my life".

What has Rihanna said about their relationship?

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In her recent interview for the cover of Vogue, Rihanna spoke about her relationship with Rocky, saying that their relationship got serious during the Covid pandemic in 2020.

She said: "[Rocky] became my family in that time I just feel like I can do any part of life by his side."

On what she loves most about their relationship, the singer added: "Transparency with everything: how we’re feeling, what our goals are, what our fears and insecurities are. The vulnerability to be able to say what you feel about each other."

She also opened up that the pregnancy wasn't planned, but that the pair also weren't "planning against it".

She revealed: "We just had fun. And then it was just there on the test. I didn’t waste any time. I called him inside and showed him. Then I was in the doctor’s office the next morning and our journey began."

Daily Star has contacted ASAP Rocky's reps for comment.

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