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Rihanna and Matt Kemp have certainly been having a good time of late.

Just don't expect him to be there at Sunday's Grammys: "I'm going alone, as always!" she told Us. "Even when I was in a relationship, I always have gone alone."

She then added, "I'm still single, if that's what you really want to ask!"

Single? What about the trip to Dubai? Or all that frolicking Rihanna and Matt Kemp did in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico? Or the pic of them at the NBA game below?

"It was a blast!" she said, coyly, about all of the above.

If Rihanna and Matt Kemp aren't dating ... what are they?

As for the Grammys Sunday night, she said she is "excited" about being nominated for Best Rap/Song Collaboration with Jay-Z and Kanye West for "Run This Town."

"This was actually the first  music we did since the last Grammys," she said. "It's exciting that it's nominated. We cannot wait. We hope we bring home the bacon."

Even if she doesn't, she'll enjoy this year's show more than last. Rihanna's appearance at the 2009 Grammy Awards was cancelled after Chris Brown ... you know.

Kemp yesterday denied rumors involving his own abusive past.

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Love is in the air for Rihanna. But should she beware?

Questions are surfacing about the singer's new beau, L.A. Dodgers baseball star Matt Kemp, and allegedly abusive behavior by him toward women in the past.

Blah blah blah blah Chris Brown blah blah blah blah.

In June 2008, Kemp's ex-girlfriend, Felisha Terrell, filed a temporary restraining order against him, alleging she endured "constant verbal abuse and threats."

"He has other people calling me, stalking me and I feel afraid for my safety," she said, though the case never went beyond this both sides agreed to move on.

A rep for Terrell quickly released a statement yesterday when this story first broke, saying, "To be very clear, Matt was never physically abusive to Felisha."

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Should Rihanna watch out for new love Matt Kemp?

Terrell's attorney at the time, David Diamond, says the allegations were truthful: "It was the harassment, it was the stalking and it was the intimidation."

Kemp's camp denies all of it. His agent, Dave Stewart, says Terrell's case never moved forward "the statements made within [her complaint] were false."

"This happened a year ago and it's really a non-issue," he says. "He was saddened by the whole thing, especially considering [Rihanna's] been through."

Kemp's lawyer, Richard A. Stilz, further backs up the player, saying "He denied [the claims] emphatically, even verbal abuse. He's not that kind of person."

The singer's rep had no comment. Matt Kemp and Rihanna were first spotted as a couple over the New Year's holiday, vacationing in Dubai and Cabo.

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He says they're just friends. But do friends go clubbing?!

Okay, they might. But that's not the vibe we get here.

Rihanna and Matt Kemp enjoyed a night out at L.A. nightspot Voyeur over the weekend, according to reports. Matt was doting, making sure she had a drink in hand.

According to a fellow clubgoer, the two weren't afraid show affection, resting their hands on each other – and maybe best of all, they kept making each other laugh.

Pretty good sign in a relationship, right? We're going to go out on a limb and say Matt Kemp and Rihanna are dating, despite the vague denials issued by their reps.

What's not going out on a limb? Saying they're a hot couple!

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Non-couple Rihanna and Matt Kemp seem to be going strong!

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L.A. Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp has issued a statement saying he's not dating Rihanna ... but they are good friends. Ones who go on vacation to Cabo together.

The rumored pair were photographed recently kissing and flirting, but according to Kemp, apparently that’s just an extension of a deep "friendship" with the star.

His rep said: “I think dating might be a stretch at this point."

"Yes, they are in Cabo San Lucas, but past that they are just good friends, and I don’t think we can label it as anything other than friendship right now.”

He added: “Who knows what will develop past the friendship.”

Rihanna and Matt Kemp have been canoodling in recent weeks.

While we initially dismissed rumors linking them together as mere tabloid gossip, Matt Kemp and Rihanna really were spotted smooching in Mexico earlier this month.

We imagine his rep's vague denial is just a means of trying to deflect speculation and keeping the baseball player's options open as they see how things play out.

If things go well, though, he might want to update his Match.com ad.

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As you may have heard, Rihanna and Matt Kemp are heating up Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. What attracted the singer to the Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder?

Probably his Match.com profile.

Funny or Die style, that is. The comedy site has struck gold before with Match.com parodies (namely Kate and Jon Gosselin), and this is no exception.

"I'm looking for a chick with a dude's haircut that likes sharing umbrellas," the faux Kemp says, adding that he digs girls in "clothes that show their nips."

He says emotional baggage is "all good," and before signing off, takes a shot at Chris Brown, noting "Oh, I don't hit chicks. I don't know if that matters."

Check out Matt Kemp's profile ...

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It looks like the editors of THG were a bit too quick to dispute the authenticity of a rumor surfacing yesterday that linked Rihanna and Matt Kemp romantically.

For one, the source reporting it was OK! freaking Magazine. Second, they were supposedly off in Dubai together, and the timeline simply didn't add up to us.

Well, it turns out the UK's Mirror actually spotted RiRi and Matty up close and personal while vacationing in Mexico together last weekend. There are photos!

It looks like Rihanna and Matt Kemp may be a real item. We stand corrected!

A Gold Glove winner who swiped 69 bags over the past two seasons, the 25-year-old baseball star is known for his soft hands and his skills on the bases.

IF YOU KNOW WHAT WE MEAN!

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They've only been together for a short while, but Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp was already rounding first with Rihanna in Mexico this weekend.

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Rihanna was hit by her boyfriend in 2009. Matt Kemp hit 26 home runs for the Los Angeles Dodgers. According to recent rumors, they're hitting it off together!

A new report says RiRi rang in the New Year in Dubai with her new beau, who is more than ready and willing to help her shed her troubled relationship past.

Hollywood Life cites a source who says Matt Kemp followed Rihanna to Abu Dhabi for a gig in the United Arab Emirates. There, they were seen getting cozy.

Rihanna and Matt are starting to get serious – he even followed her to Dubai for New Year's,” an insider said. “Rihanna likes him because he’s a gentleman."

"And very sexy too!"

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Is Matt Kemp circling the bases with Rihanna?

A sexy gentleman he may be, but we can tell you for a fact they were not in Dubai on New Year's Eve. This is because we know exactly where Rihanna was:

Times Square. On live television, performing with Jay-Z.

Not very good intel from this "source," if Rihanna was seen in the most visible spot on the planet. Unless we're supposed to believe they are in Dubai now.

We're gonna go with a resounding no on whether we buy this. But hey, it makes for fun Rihanna gossip when she's linked to a random pro athlete every so often.

Right, Rashard Lewis?

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