TMZ caught up with Matt Barnes, of the Memphis Grizzlies recently, and, as they do, poked him about rumors about his love life. What’s going with he and Rihanna, they wanted to know.
“Rihanna is my friend right now, so we’ll see where it goes,” he says, which seems a reasonable enough answer.
Is there a future?
“Yeah, possibly. Possibly,” he says, adding, when prompted, “I think it just passed the crush stage a little bit.”
As the interview presses him, toward the end he starts to rethink his tactic a little bit. You can see the wheels grinding to a halt as he realizes he might have stepped on his own dick.
Where did they go out the first time, he’s asked.
“All that is rumors, all that is speculation,” he says. “Like I said, we’re friends, and we’ll see where it goes from there.”
Turns out he got his answer pretty quickly: