Rihanna and Katy's friendship dates all the way back to 2009, and it began after the two bonded over a purse. In a previous interview with Elle magazine, Katy revealed that she complimented Rihanna
Rihanna also expressed similar sentiments about Katy in the interview, saying, "I'll tell you, you do not find people like her in this industry. She's gorgeous, charming, and so unedited, it's scary. That's what intrigued me most when I first met her: she said it like she saw it. I trust people like that."