If Karrueche thought that rehab would change Chris’ mind about her, she was unfortunately mistaken. After he checked out on Feb. 22, the singer headed home to his leading lady — but don’t call her his girlfriend just yet.
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“In Chris’ eyes, they have a solid relationship and bond that’s tight,” the source told us. “He likes it and he wants to keep things between them just the way they are. He just got out of rehab. Don’t expect him to all of a sudden now wife Karrueche up. He’s well aware that she wants a commitment from him but he’s not ready for all that, and she’s cool with that.”
It’s a little surprising that he’s not ready to jump into a relationship — since he entered rehab, she has stood by him and they appeared to be stronger than ever. They were posting pics, celebrating holidays together, and it was obvious that he was missing her all the time.
However, just because they don’t have the title doesn’t mean he isn’t fully in a relationship with her — and she understands.
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“They have a better relationship than most married people I know. This is the best thing for them right now. To be right where they are loving one another, being together but just not with all the pressure of a commitment,” the source said, adding that she’s staying with him while he looks for a place to live.
“Karrueche is on his mind constantly. He thinks about her when he wakes up and she’s on his mind when he’s retiring at night,” the insider said. And that won’t change even though they don’t have the title. “Chris knows Karrueche’s not going anywhere and quiet as it’s kept, Karrueche knows Chris isn’t going anywhere either. They’re at a place where they both can predict what the other is doing and even thinking. They’ve grown so much while he’s been in rehab because they saw a whole hell of a lot of one another and were alone. She’s seen him cry. She’s seen him suffer. She’s seen him progress and she’s seen him change right before her own eyes.”
While it’s great to hear, we bet Karrueche does want that official title with Chris eventually — wouldn’t you think? Let us know, HollywoodLifers!
— Written by Emily Longeretta, reporting by Eric Ray