Drake’s Dating History Proves He’s Either a Hopeless Romantic or Thirsty AF

by Jeremy Spirogis
Drake in an orange hoodie looking off camera

Aubrey Drake Graham, higher referred to as simply Drake, could also be well-known for his music and his former position on the Canadian teen drama, Degrassi, however he way more usually will get consideration for one thing else totally: his string of rumored romances. Drake appears to repeatedly be noticed arm in arm with a brand new lady who claims they’re “just friends” and even “like family.” This leads many to marvel what Drake actually is all about with regards to his romantic life.

How many “friends” has Drake had?

Drake in an orange hoodie looking off camera
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When you’re within the highlight, rumors occur, however some stars definitely depart themselves extra open to rumors than others. In the years of Drake’s fame, he’s been noticed with a string of ladies, nearly none of whom had been ever confirmed to be formally his girlfriend. Just take a look at a few of the quotes from his rumored pursuits over time:

Serena Williams: “We’ve been friends for, like, so many years … Just like family.”

Zoë Kravitz: “I’m very flirtatious. [But] he’s family to me. He’s a really, really awesome dude.”

After rumors that Drake and Bella Hadid had been courting, she even replied to 1 fan on Twitter exclaiming: “That’s disrespectful. WHY CANT PPL BE FRIENDS W/o all the insinuation.”

While it’s definitely regular for celebrities to have a large circle of superstar pals, Drake’s “friendships” definitely do elevate some eyebrows. 

Who has Drake been in a relationship with formally?

The label of “friend” appears to be all anybody ever desires to use to the 33-year-old rapper, and Drake himself has shared related sentiments about  Rihanna up to now. In 2014 he informed Rolling Stone: “We have fun together, she’s cool and sh*t. But we’re just friends. That’s my dog for life.”

Rihanna was the closest he got here to having a confirmed relationship, as sources near reported that they had been courting for a time. Their relationship has since modified. Rihanna informed Vogue in 2018: “We don’t have a friendship now, but we’re not enemies either.”

Drake additionally has a toddler, Adonis Graham, with French artist and former grownup movie star Sophie Brussaux. They had been by no means formally collectively, both.

Current rumors are that Drake and the just lately single Kylie Jenner are spending time collectively “romantically.” Again, no strong relationship is confirmed. He’s additionally been recognized to have one-off dates with the likes of Haley Baldwin (now Haley Bieber), Tyra Banks, and Kat Dennings.

Do Drake’s lyrics reveal a romantic at coronary heart?

Whether one thing is creepy or romantic is definitely within the eye of the beholder and infrequently depends closely on context. Drake’s lyrics, nonetheless, are fairly thirsty, even in the most effective of contexts.

Take for instance his track “Sooner Than Later”: “I realize I waited too long, but please don’t move on,” or these lyrics from his track “We’ll Be Fine”: “Can I take you home? Or come to where you stay? Do you live on your own?”

“I want your hot love and emotion endlessly,” he says in “Hold On We’re Going Home.”

If Drake’s lyrics and courting historical past are any indication, he’s the kind of man that’s right here for a superb time, not a very long time.

Some followers disapprove of Drake’s interactions with youthful ladies

Not solely are most of the ladies Drake has reportedly been concerned with usually a lot youthful than him (Jenner is 22 and he’s recognized her since she was 16), there’s additionally the matter of how he texts younger stars, specifically Millie Bobby Brown and Billie Eilish.

The two insist that he’s only a very nice man and issues are utterly platonic. however many aren’t satisfied. Brown, in making an attempt to defend him, shared one thing that basically appeared suspect: “We just texted each other the other day and he was like ‘I miss you so much,’ and I was like ‘I miss you more,’ he’s great.”

Whatever Drake’s intentions, the world is watching and let’s hope the adults in Eilish and Brown’s lives are too. 

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