Was Drake’s Skit With Skylar Diggins At The ESPYS Actually Creepy?

“Why is he not considered to be stalking her?”

1. Drake’s a big fan of WNBA star Skylar Diggins. Back in May, he posted this photo of Diggins on his Instagram:

2. In June, he showed off his Diggins gear:

3. And he shared this video of his friends professing their love for Diggins too.

4. In response, the basketball player’s boyfriend posted this photo of himself and Diggins, tagging @champagnepapi.

5. All that back and forth came to a head on July 16 at the ESPYS.

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6. The rapper recited a poem for the WNBA star titled, “Can I Dig In?”

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7. And was “surprised” when she met him on stage.

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8. Diggins asked him, “What’s it gonna take to end this craziness right now?”

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9. Drake replied, “One kiss and it’s over.”


10. So she obliged and gave Drake the kiss he’s been wanting.


11. And sparks *literally* flew in the air.


12. But some people think Drake’s behavior toward Skylar Diggins is creepy.

Drake keeps his streak of creepy stalking of @SkyDigg4 alive on the #espys.

— ryan_wakefield (@Ryan Wakefield)

Drake's obsession with skylar diggins is lowkey creepy as hell.

— __NoWayJose (@NoBae Bryant)

The #ESPYS just got extremely creepy thx to @Drake spoken word. Sorry you had to go there @SkyDigg4.

— jamesmoffat (@jamesmoffat)

15. Like, really creepy.

Ok the skylar diggins poem by drake is creepy as hell

— jk24tribe (@Jaymonder™)

Now Drake is publicly stalking Skylar Diggins. Can we arrest him for this?

— Clintau24 (@Clint Richardson®)

"@blamberr: Skylar Diggins didn't deserve that. #ESPYs #Drake" Why is he not considered to be stalking her? #creepy

— DamondIce74 (@Damond Isom Lathan)

18. Despite some backlash, however, the pair seemed to be all good backstage.

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19. You can watch the full video of Drake and Skylar’s skit here:

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