Joel Embiid Moves on from Kim Kardashian, Sets His Eyes on Rihanna

Dan Carson@@DrCarson73Trending Lead WriterJuly 16, 2014

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Hey, Kim Kardashian. Joel Embiid just wanted to drop a tweet and let you know that anytime you’re feeling lonely, his inbox is wide open.

Update: July 25, 2014, at 4:53 p.m. ET

Joel Embiid's pursuit of Rihanna is going much better than when he was chasing Kim Kardashian. 

Like when he was going after Kardashian, he decided to change his Twitter avatar to reflect his current celebrity crush.

via @JoelEmbiid

The Philadelphia 76ers rookie even has a new follower on Twitter:

via @rihanna

If that wasn't good enough, he even claims that he had dinner with the singer:

Update: July 22, 2014, at 5:23 p.m. ET

According to his breaking news report, Embiid has moved on from Kim Kardashian and now has his sights set on Rihanna, even asking her out to an Italian restaurant in Philadelphia.

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Update: July 22, 2014, at 4:45 p.m. ET

When people don't respond to Joel Embiid, he takes it personally. In fact, he even considers blocking them.

He wasn't done.

[Joel Embiid

Update: July 18, 2014, at 5:10 p.m. ET

Joel Embiid has a new Twitter avatar:

via @JoelEmbiid

He may like his new avatar, but he doesn't believe that everyone will be a fan of it.

That tweet references one that he sent out on Thursday night:

Man, Embiid may be the best follow on Twitter.

[Joel Embiid, h/t Next Impulse Sports]

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The Philadelphia 76ers rookie attempted to put some Twitter moves on the model/actress Wednesday, asking if Kardashian would like to hit him up on the down low for some private messaging:

Unfortunately, this love story cannot come to pass. It was quickly brought to Embiid’s attention that Kardashian recently tied the knot with rapper Kanye West.

Chalk up another strong Twitter outing for Embiid, whose quiet public persona clashes violently with his ridiculous Twitter musings.

I wouldn’t call him a “keyboard warrior,” but clowning on the Internet is his favorite downtime activity. Some people read and watch TV—Embiid likes to slide all up in your news feed with the goofiness.

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