Rihanna Dating “Blink 182” Drummer Travis Barker?

Truth rating: 0

By Michael Lewittes


“MTO SUPER-DUPER WORLD EXCLUSIVE: Y’ALL AIN’T GONNA BELIEVE WHO RIHANNA‘S DATING NOW!!!!” screams another annoyingly all-capped headline on MediaTakeOut.

The site, which in the past week alone has wrongly reported the singer wanted to reunite with Chris Brown and sexted racy pictures to an anonymous rapper, now “reports” that Rihanna is “dating rock drummer Travis Barker.”

According to “insiders” for MediaFakeOut, Rihanna and the Blink 182 rocker “went on a few dates years ago,” and have recently rekindled their romance.

“Since Rihanna became single, the two HIT IT OFF,” the outlet claims.



A source close to the “Only Girl” singer calls the story “ridiculous.”

After three inaccurate Rihanna stories in just one week, it might be time for MTO to lay off the star.

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