Rihanna And Chris Brown Are "Just Friends", Rep Says

19 January 2012, 16:17 | Updated: 19 January 2012, 16:29

A spokesperson denies that the pair are secretly in a relationship together.

Rihanna and Chris Brown are not dating and are just friends, a spokesperson for Chris has said.

US gossip websites had speculated that the pair were in a relationship again and secretly seeing each other following a series of messages on Twitter.

But a spokesperson for Chris told ABC News: "He and Rihanna are just friends. He is with his girlfriend, Karrueche, and is not cheating."

Rihanna and Chris dated for over a year before splitting in February 2009 after Chris attacked the 'We Found Love singer in an incident ahead of the Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.

He pleaded guilty to assault and was ordered to complete community service and five years probabtion over the attack.

Meanwhile, RiRi is currently on holiday in Hawaii, while Chris is preparing for the release of his new album later this spring.