Drake: ‘I Was Rihanna’s Pawn’

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June 10, 2010 | 7:56am EST

Rapper Drake has opened up about his short-lived fling with Rihanna, accusing the Umbrella singer of using him like “a pawn”.
The pair sparked rumours of a romance last year after they were spotted enjoying a night out in New York together following Rihanna’s split from Chris Brown.
Drake – real name Aubrey Graham – reveals the relationship began when the Bajan beauty asked him to write a song for her, although they never publicly confirmed they were dating.
But Drake now admits the singer left him heartbroken.
He tells the New York Times, “I was a pawn. You know what she was doing to me? She was doing exactly what I’ve done to so many women throughout my life, which is show them quality time, then disappear. I was like, ‘Wow, this feels terrible.'”