The pair’s relationship undoubtedly raises eyebrows due to Jones’ striking resemblance to the rapper’s former wife, Kim Kardashian, but the lovebirds don’t seem to mind the haters.
They continue to make appearances worldwide, showing off their love to whoever is interested, but KISS rocker Gene Simmons isn’t buying their relationship as genuine.
Kanye West And Chaney Jones Are Known As #YeNey
As The Blast previously reported, Ye introduced Jones to the world in early February when she showed up beside him at a “Donda 2” listening party in place of his now ex-girlfriend, Julia Fox.
Jones’s bizarre resemblance to Kim initially had fans confused that the estranged couple reconciled, but the truth was revealed with time.
Since Jones’s debut, the new lovebirds have traveled around the world and flaunted their love. Earlier this week, Ye, for the first time, seemingly reacted to the news of their relationship.
Following a report from The Shade Room that the new couple enjoyed a shopping spree in Miami, Ye reposted the photos shared in a now-deleted post.
Jones and Ye were seen walking hand-in-hand in what looked like a mall with the model donning a black crop bra top and matching biker shorts.
She carried several shopping bags in one hand and with the other held Ye, who donned a baggy leather jacket and pants with brown Yeezy slides.
Ye uploaded the photo with a black heart emoji and, Jones, in the comments section, gushed about her man, writing, “My love 🖤.” The couple’s show of love even earned them an official name, #YeNey championed by the rapper’s good friend, The Game.
Gene Simmons Think #YeNey Is ‘Childish’
In a recent interview with TMZ, Simmons discussed the ongoing Kanye-Kim-Davidson-Jones fiasco with no filters.
The renowned bassist started by giving Kanye his accolades, saying, “for the record he’s a talented guy there’s no question about it,” before adding that the rapper “is out of his mind.”
Elaborating on Ye’s recent slew of public stunts that have been deemed “harassment,” Simmons said that there is “something clinically wrong with Kanye” that makes him exhibit those behaviors.
The “Detroit Rock City” star shared that Kanye has often spoken about his challenges with mental health, so his behavior is not unexplained.
When asked by the interviewer if Kim and Davidson should file a restraining order against Kanye, Simmons noted it wasn’t necessary. He then praised the “SNL” comedian, calling him “a cool guy who takes the high road.”
He also urged Davidson to continue ignoring Kanye amid the controversy. Simmons then proffered a solution to the fiasco, telling the interviewer that Kanye possibly needs a “good b**ch slap to reset him.
” You’ve got a roof over your head, you’ve got food in your tummy. You could do whatever you want. Get a hobby, that’s better,” Simmons said to Kanye while staring into the camera.
He advised the rapper to focus on loving his kids and their mother while allowing her to make her own decisions. “She’s a grown a** woman now, and she doesn’t need your permission,” Simmons stated.
The KISS Rocker Advised Kanye To ‘Move On’
The 72-year-old musician also touched on Kanye’s romance with Jones, expressing his distaste for the arrangement.
“Being like that publicly…Getting a Kim lookalike I mean it’s childish and it’s not fair to this girl who happens to resemble Kim.”
Simmons expressed that he had no problems with Jones’ resemblance to the SKIMS founder but urged her not to “be a hand puppet to some one who is playing some kind of game.”
In conclusion, the iconic artist told Kanye to “back off” while reiterating that the rapper wasn’t a “bad guy” as he was just struggling with something “clinically wrong.”
Simmons’ comment comes days after Kanye released the music video to his song, “Eazy,” where he raps about beating Davidson. In the disturbing music video, Ye seemingly kidnaps a claymation character that eerily resembles the comedian and buries him alive.
The controversial clip has since sparked immense backlash, with many stating that the rapper has gone too far this time. Sources close to Davidson have also branded the video “really, really scary.”