Drake and Bella Hadid became an item after they were spotted enjoying a night of partying at a Los Angeles club earlier this week. A source told Elle that the Canadian rapper arrived at the Nice Guy at around 12:45 a.m. before the runway model joined the scene at 1:20 a.m.

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and left the nightclub together at around 4:00 a.m. A paparazzi was able to take a snap of Drake leaving through the back door, and Bella Hadid making her way out the front door.

Are they dating?

While neither of the two has yet to give their words on dating rumors, Drake's ex-girlfriend, Rihanna, reportedly warned the 20-year-old model for her closeness with him. A source told Hollywood Life that the "Diamonds" artist personally reached out to Bella Hadid to give her a heads up of "what a player Drake can be."

"Rihanna has a lot of love for him but also knows how sweet and innocent Bella is.

Rihanna reportedly texted Bella Hadid over her close relationship with Drake. (Flickr/celebrityabc)
Rihanna reportedly texted Bella Hadid over her close relationship with Drake. (Flickr/celebrityabc)

So Rihanna sent Bella a simple warning through text to watch out girl, don’t let him play with your heart," the affiliated said, adding that the "Rude Boy" singer is "not surprised" that her ex-beau has been hanging out with the runway model.

What happened after the night of partying?

A different source from Drake's party clarified nothing happened between the two after they left the nightclub together. The insider insisted that the rapper's recent encounter with Bella Hadid should not be taken out of context.

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“She didn’t receive any advances from Drake nor did they take it to another level. They both think that they’re attractive but dating or hooking up is not happening. They are just friends," it said.

Meanwhile, Rihanna first met Drake at a restaurant in Toronto in 2005. The female singer, whose real name is Robyn Fenty, was filming her "Pon De Replay" music video when the Canadian artist was introduced to her. She was 17, while he was 18 that time.

Four years later, RiRi was seen getting cozy with the "One Dance" singer after her split with Chris Brown in 2009.

In one of her interviews, the Barbadian singer admitted she and Drake were not sure of what they had. Rihanna, however, admitted that she was attracted to him but said that there was nothing more than that. "We didn't want to take it any further. It was at a really fragile time in my life, so I just didn't want to get too serious with anything or anyone at that time," she said in 2010.

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Rihanna and Drake have been spotted together on several occasions over the years, but neither of them has confirmed dating rumors. Bella Hadid, on the other hand, has previously dated The Weeknd, who is now in a relationship with Selena Gomez.

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