Matt Barnes’ ex OK with rumor he’s dating Rihanna

Rihanna sure loves her ballers, and Matt Barnes happily fits into that category.

The veteran NBA player separated from his wife, Gloria Govan of "Basketball Wives," last fall and is in the process of getting a divorce. TMZ reports that Barnes is now going out with Rihanna and has been on two dates with the singer. Govan seems cool with Barnes’ dating life, even joking that Rihanna had better hook her up with concert tickets.

Barnes has had a thing for Rihanna for a while. He made her his WCW (woman crush Wednesday) on Instagram a few months ago, and flirted with her over Twitter a couple years ago when she sat courtside at his Lakers games.

As for Rihanna, well, she has messed with J.R. Smith in the past, made a football player her man crush and dated Padres outfielder Matt Kemp

 

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