Remember a few years ago when Joel Embiid took to social media to try and woo Rihanna?
A quick refresher:
Hey baby holla at me!! Dinner at giorgios at 930pm @rihanna????
— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) July 22, 2014
— Joel Embiid (@JoelEmbiid) July 25, 2014
Shortly after those tweets, Embiid said that a “famous” woman told him to come back when he was an All-Star. He never confirmed it was Rihanna, but that was left for us to assume.
Well, on Thursday, Embiid was officially named an All-Star. After the Sixers beat the Celtics, he was asked about a potential date with Rihanna. In true Embiid form, he gave a memorable answer:
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) January 19, 2018
You heard that right. Embiid had the unique opportunity to deny Rihanna on national TV.
Trust the process, folks. This is where it can lead you.