Although Serena Williams said last month that her and rapper Drake are longtime "friends," and "just like family," when asked about his constant presence during her Wimbledon matches, the pair appeared to be much more than that when they were pictured cuddling at Sotto restaurant in Cincinnati on Sunday night.
While some fans are skeptical of their relationship, Williams’ ex-boyfriend, Common, seems genuinely happy about her hooking up with Drizzy. So now we’re friends.” “She’s doing super good in tennis and she’s incredible,” he added.TMZ caught the Chicago rhymer out in Beverly Hills, Calif., and asked him what he thinks of Drake and Serena’s makeout session. “So as long she’s happy I’m good.” It’s great to hear there’s no love lost between Common and Serena.“As long as she’s happy, I’m good,” said Common, who dated Serena in 2007. In a 2010 interview with , the tennis diva dished on why she and the Chi-town rapper broke up.You know, this my ex, and we kinda, you know, going our separate ways. Unfortunately, the war might have been over a girl, even though at the time I never said that." about her dating life -- or rather, her lack of one.
Drake and Serena Williams are certainly the “it” couple at the moment.
The pair had the internet heating up after photos surfaced of their romantic dinner, where they displayed some major PDA at a Cincinnati restaurant.
He's made no secret that he's a huge fan of the athlete, Instagramming this shot of him intensely watching one of her Wimbledon matches last month. The two have actually been the subject of romance rumors for years now, and last July, Serena's ex-boyfriend, rapper Common, admitted that his past beef with the Canadian rapper was in fact over the tennis champion. I get nervous that I will say the wrong thing, and then I just start laughing." Still, she made it clear that she's far from desperate.
"For me, I think it was an emotional thing," he told Vlad TV. "I guess," she said, when asked about her desire to start a family and have children.
"Meaning, I was feeling like, at that time, I think it was the Drake-Serena situation -- I ain't know what was going on with that.
And I ain't know if he was throwing things, shots at me.