AceShowbiz - %cRihanna% reportedly found a new love in French soccer star %cKarim Benzema%. The "Umbrella" songstress and the athlete were rumored to be dating after being photographed having early breakfast at Coppelia Diner in New York City on Tuesday, June 2.
Rihanna was seen wearing ripped denim jeans and plunging tank-top teamed with leather jacket and sunglasses as she stepped into the 24-hour restaurant at 05:00 A.M. As for Karim, he sported light brown trousers and black T-shirt underneath a dark jacket. They left the site together an hour later.
"Rihanna and Karim were seating across from each other," a source at the restaurant told E! News. "There were about four people at the table and a few more in another table from the same party. They came separately and they were speaking French at some point."
According to Urban Islandz, the couple has been seeing each other for a few weeks. "They are very much into each other and have been dating officially for a few weeks now," sources for the site claimed. "Now that the leagues in Europe are over they will be spending a lot more time together."
Just hours before the breakfast date, Rihanna and Karim were seen partying together at The Griffin nightclub in the Meatpacking District of New York City. Both the star and the Real Madrid player haven't either confirmed or denied the rumors yet.
Rihanna and Karim may be getting closer last year when she tweeted him a message that read, "@Benzema I feel your pain right now!" Karim then reportedly replied to it, writing, "@Rihanna No Pain no gain, thanks for the support! Awww!"