Joel Embiid fans bombard Rihanna after his All-Star nod
NBA fans have good memories, and they are here to remind Rihanna of what she owes Joel Embiid.
You may recall that when Embiid was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers in 2014, he says he was told by a famous woman to come back to her when he had achieved All-Star status in the NBA rather than just being a high draft pick.
This is the truth… I was trying to get with this famous girl and she said " Come back when you're a All Star" bruhh pic.twitter.com/CFBnRqnKMA
— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) August 17, 2014
It was finally confirmed last year that the celebrity crush was none other than singer Rihanna.
So after Embiid was named on Thursday to his first ever NBA All-Star team, his fans flooded Rihanna’s most recent Instagram post with mentions of Embiid’s name:
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) January 18, 2018
We’d love to see Embiid turn this into a date, but it seems Embiid is now over Rihanna.