Rihanna was spotted holding hands with a woman during a date on Thursday night. The Umbrella hitmaker’s recent outing has again spurred the questions about her sexuality.
“I’m on my first date in almost 2 yearz,” News.com.au quoted her as tweeting. “#datenight my lover for the night @mforde11,” she tweeted.
The 24-year-old referred to her longtime friend, Melissa Forde, who has been rumored in the past to be the singer’s lover, though she has dated singer Chris Brown and baseball star Matt Kemp in the past.
The two were spotted getting dinner at Il Ristorante di Giorgio Baldi in Malibu, before heading out to the Roxbury nightclub in Hollywood.
The pair were photographed holding hands as they left the restaurant.
While the Barbadian singer wore a loose-fitting white dress, with a red garter belt underneath, Forde was dressed in a tiny black miniskirt.
“2night is gon’ be a good one, I could feel it!” Rihanna tweeted.
Radar Online reported that Rihanna and Forde have matching tattoos that read, “Never a failure, always a lesson.”
Rihanna has previously hinted that the two hook-up. On New Year’s Eve, she wrote on Twitter, “Fyi, we gotta find me somebody to kiss @ midnight by next NYE!!!! Melissa didn’t cut it for me lastnt.”