In 2014, there were reports that there was something going on between the two.In August an insider gushed about the pair's rekindled romance telling E!They have named it after their step sister Yetunde Price, who was murdered in 2003.According to TMZ, Common, whose real name is Lonnie Rashid Lynn Jr, was seen 'chatting with Serena in the back of the center.' The rapper, who is also an actor, was distraught after his break-up with the tennis icon and had opened up about it last year.I hate to say it, but every time a Black woman—or man for that matter—gets engaged to a member of another race or ethnicity, prejudice and racist folks alike come a stomping. But to outright judge a celebrity who you do not know…and frankly fellas, had a VERY small chance of snagging is just ridiculous.
If we were at different points at that time, the relationship would have been different,” he had said on Meredith Vieira’s talk show.
She's doing super well on the tennis, she's incredible so as long as she's happy I'm good."But despite Common giving his blessing, friends have voiced their concern she will end up hurt.
Now that Rihanna and Drake have gone public with their relationship, many couldn’t help but wonder what Drake’s famous exes like tennis star Serena Williams thinks about the romance. “She doesn’t care,” one source said according to over the weekend. They were said to have gone their separate ways in last October and she moved on with the co-founder of Reddit, Alexis Ohanian. And while they have had their on-and-off romances in the past, word is they want to keep their relationship strong for the long run this time around.
The clip comes weeks after photos emerged of Williams, 33, and Drake, 28, piling on the PDA during a romantic dinner date in Cincinnati on 23 August after weeks of speculation about their relationship.
This wasn't the first time the two have been romantically linked.