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E! Says Rihanna and Chris Brown Aren’t Engaged, So Everyone Calm Down

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At last night’s Grammy Awards, Rihanna paired her arguably unacceptable Alaïa gown with diamonds — including a ring on the fourth finger of her left hand. BuzzFeed asked: “Is Rihanna Engaged?” The Daily News wrote: “Rihanna snuggles with Chris Brown; ring sparks engagement rumors.” MSN offered: “RiRi’s Grammys ring might mean she’s engaged — or that she likes rings.” Meanwhile, tweeters sent their congratulations or utter disgust into the ether. But today, E! explains Neil Lane generously lent Rihanna $2 million worth of jewelry to complete her look, including “20-carat platinum and diamond drop earrings, a platinum and diamond serpentine bracelet, and platinum and diamond rings.”

One was the purported engagement ring.

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It is strange, however, that upon changing her outfit to perform, she replaced her engagement-finger ring with another engagement-finger ring.

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But, for now, we concur with E!: Rihanna isn't engaged (yet). She's been catching so much flak lately for dating Chris Brown, so she's probably going to wait a few months before doing something entirely drastic — just enough time for her restock on fucks to give before everyone jumps all over her again.

E! Says Rihanna and Chris Brown Aren’t Engaged