MTV VMAs 2013; Drake And Rihanna Dating? Both Equally Bored During The Whole Show, 'Cheer Up Drake,' Twitter Fans Say

By Alma L. Cruz, Crossmap On August 26, 2013

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The MTV VMAs 2013 featured a plethora of stars including Drake and Rihanna. While rumors of whether Drake and Rihanna are dating again have been brewing, their boredom and lack of energy at the MTV VMAs 2013 on Sunday left fans wondering if maybe there's some kind of trouble in paradise. 

Drake and Rihanna bore their greatest frowns during the MTV VMAs 2013 that took place at Brooklyn's Barclay Center. The Hip-Hop / R&B artists stirred some concern from fans on Twitter. 

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"Drake looks so sad at the VMAs. cheer up drake you're a beloved and very successful singer," one Twitter user wrote. 

"Is Drake gonna perform? Or just sit there looking like a sad kangaroo," another posted.

"Why Rihanna looked so bored when Drake got on stage?"

"Drake seen Rihanna in the crowd & instantly became sad."

"Whats going on Rihanna? You look kind of pathetic and sad there #VMAs"

"Okay so what's been going on with Rihanna? She's been looking real sad and depressed the whole show.... #VMAs"

Drake and Rihanna were spotted having dinner at a local NYC restaurant on Saturday night. The rumored couple went to a Lower East Side eatery Sons of Essex. While no photos were taken at the eatery, but one of the chef's tweeted about their dinner date.

"Rihanna and Drake in the House @SonsofEssexNYC by Chef, Chris Coleman@COLEMANCOOKING," Coleman posted. 

Drake and Rihanna had a short romance in 2011, but later died down. "At the time it hurt, but she didn't mean to," Drake about their short-lived relationship. "I'll never put that on her. I was hurt because I started to slowly realize what it was. I guess I thought it was more." 

Drake's song, "Hold On We're Going Home," is also rumored to be about Rihanna. The singer tweeted her approval of the song by tweeted the line that reportedly most refers to Rihanna--"I got my eyes on you" and "Cuz you're a good girl and you know it!"

Maybe Drizzy and Rihanna are just too cool for the VMAs?