26/07/2015 07:48 BST | Updated 26/07/2015 07:59 BST

Lewis Hamilton And Rihanna Secretly Dating? Duo ‘Spending Time Together' After Bonding At Met Gala

Lewis Hamilton is moving on from his recent split from Nicole Scherzinger, with none other than Rihanna, according to reports.

The F1 driver has known the singer for years, however it’s believed they’ve been spending time together, after bonding at the annual Met Gala earlier this year.

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Lewis Hamilton

The Sun reports that the pair have been pals for quite some time, but their hectic schedules have made things difficult.

A source is quoted as telling the paper: “They’ve had a flirtation for years and have always fancied each other, but since May this year they’ve been talking a lot. Finally their schedules allowed them to spend a weekend in the same part of the world and they made the most of it.

“They are both really busy but Rihanna has asked him to come to Rock in Rio in September so he can see her perform and spend time together.”

The paper adds that RiRi and Lewis first got close at the Met Gala, where Lewis joined Rihanna at her after-party.

“That’s when things between them started heating up again,” the source continues. “They started talking on text and it became constant and very, very flirty.

“It was all about when they might be in the same town together and how they’d spend it.”


Rihanna at the Met Gala in May

At present, Lewis and Rihanna are keeping schtum on the rumoured relationship, and a representative for Lewis chose not to comment when approached by The Sun, while Rihanna’s did not respond.

Lewis split from his long-term on-off girlfriend Nicole Scherzinger earlier this year, and in May, it was rumoured that he was dating Kim Kardashian’s younger sister Kendall Jenner.

Meanwhile, Nicole has been doing just fine since their split, and was recently spotted cosying up to a mystery man while on holiday in Greece.

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