Credit: Getty Images Photo: Rihanna at the 2012 Grammy Awards

Awards shows love drama, so it’s probably not a coincidence that Chris Brown and Rihanna performed within a half-hour of each other at Sunday’s Grammy Awards — three years after their pre-Grammys fight in 2009 that led to a brutal assault.

Chris performed a medley of songs, then Rihanna sang "We Found Love” and “Princess of China” with another Chris — Chris Martin of Coldplay. Rihanna started "We Found Love” on a somber note by sitting down, then lying on the floor in the fetal position. In her video for "We Found Love," Rihanna is shown in a bad romance with a Chris Brown lookalike, leading fans to believe she was not-so-secretly singing about her ex.

Rihanna and Chris B. were reportedly holed up in a dressing room together for four hours earlier this week while practicing for tonight’s Grammys. Chris is still serving a five-year probation sentence for the 2009 assault.

 

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