Kylie Jenner’s ex Travis Scott ‘furious’ that romance with Rihanna was leaked
Travis Scott was reportedly left furious when news of his secret romance with Rihanna was leaked online.
Before the rapper dated Kylie Jenner and they welcomed daughter Stormi, two, together, he enjoyed a low-key romance with singer Rihanna.
The journalist who exposed the relationship online has now claimed that Travis was fuming about it, as he’d asked for it to be kept under wraps.
Speaking on the Throwing Fits podcast, host Lawrence Schlossman told his co-host James Harris and journalist Jonah Weiner about what happened when he made the romance public back in 2015.
And he says that Travis, 28, really wasn’t happy about the world finding out he was dating Rihanna, 32.
Lawrence, former editor of Complex, said: “I broke the news about him and Rihanna, which they told me not to do.
“Apparently, what [Complex editor Joe] LaPuma, our boy Joe The Puma, told me was that it hurt Complex’s relationship with Travis. This was in 2015/16 I wrote this. But apparently, for the next couple of years, he would complain about that.”
He added: “It’s not because he’s like, ‘Don’t tell anyone I’m smashing Rihanna’. It’s because Rihanna’s like, ‘Don’t tell anyone that I’m smashing Travis Scott, please’. [It’s] obviously embarrassing as f**k.”
Back in the December 2015/January 2016 edition of Complex, Lawrence wrote about the two-hour conversation he’d had with Travis about “all the controversy, criticism and rumors surrounding his every move”.
And he said that during the conversation, Travis described Rihanna as his “muse” and called her “inspiring” and “creative”.
But speaking about revealing the relationship, Lawrence says Travis told him not to “do [me] like that, man”.
Rihanna and Travis met in 2013 at the opening ceremony runway show of New York Fashion Week.
They also went on to work together, collaborating on her 2015 B***h Better Have My Money.
Travis and Rihanna were pictured together multiple times, including at the Vogue 95th anniversary party in Paris in 2015, when they were seen with Kylie’s brother-in-law Kanye West, who is married to her sister Kim Kardashian.
Travis also appeared in a photoshoot with Rihanna to advertise her Fenty collaboration with Puma.
It was two years later that Travis struck up a romance with lip kit mogul Kylie.
They welcomed daughter Stormi together in February 2018, after keeping the entire pregnancy under wraps.
Kylie and Travis split in October last year, but are currently isolating together with Stormi during the coronavirus pandemic.