Chris Brown joined a lot of other people wishing Rihanna a happy 30th birthday on Tuesday.
His message to his ex, shared with his 42 million Instagram followers, received a mixed reaction from fans.
The US singer posted a picture of Rihanna as a baby – similar to one she later posted herself – and wrote ‘happy birthday’ alongside it while also tagging the star.
10958 days ago @monica_fenty became a mother for the first time to her only daughter! Today is just as much your birthday as it is mine! I love you mom! Thank you for carrying me, birthing me, raising me, supporting me, teaching me, and loving me unconditionally! The woman I am today is because of everything that you are! I thank God for perfectly hand picking you to be my mother when He sent my spirit to you! You are the greatest! Thank you! #💕