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.
At the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards in early September, Rihanna was seen greeting Chris Brown along with a number of other guests. The two were spotted having a private moment and even shared a short cordial kiss.