25 Photos That Prove Drake Has Always Loved Rihanna

Pretty much everyone is team "AubRih!" When Drake professed his 8 years of love for Rihanna for the entire world to see at this year's MTV Video Music Awards, we just about died. After further investigation, we discovered there is a crazy amount of photographic proof that he's always pined after her. Click through and prepare to swoon!

Joslyn Winkfield Aug, 31, 2016

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Drake claims Rihanna is one of his best friends, and that's clear even in this throwback from 2010.

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The pair rocked "twinning" looks on their way out to dinner.

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Drake had no problem interrupting Justin Bieber's convo with Rih back in 2011.

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Drake's not afraid of a passionate kiss, no matter who is around!

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Everytime she touches him, he acts like it's the first time.

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The way he stares at her is so intense!

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Drake spots Rihanna at a basketball game in 2014 and rushes over to give her a squeeze.

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He gets close and flirty whenever he can.

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The poor guy is mesmerized by Riri's moves!

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Drake presses his cheek against Riri's in her "What's My Name" video.

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Drake always tries to make Rihanna laugh.

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Drake gets close whenever possible, like at the 2016 BRIT Awards.

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He just can't keep his hands to himself.

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He can't believe how lucky he is!

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He practically worships the ground she walks on.

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He looks hypnotized in their "Work" video

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He makes moves on the dance floor.

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He erects billboards in her honor.

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He just can't get enough kisses.

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He moves in to give her neck nibbles.

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He listens to her every word.

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Ever the gentleman, Drake takes Rihanna's hand and guides her off stage at the MTV Video Music Awards.

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He pulls her close and protectively. **swoon**

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He caresses her in his "Take Care" video.

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Clearly, he loves every moment they get to be together, even on her ANTI Tour.