Chris Brown and Rihanna's whirlwind romance came to a tragic end in 2009. Since then the two have talked about each other in the public eye and have rarely been seen together — until recently. See this timeline of their romance and friendship.
On August 19, 2012 Rihanna appeared on Oprah's Next Chapter and shocked the world by confessing she still loves Brown. A teary eyed Rihanna said, "I feel like I lost my best friend… Everything I knew switched in a night. And I couldn't control that."