Back in January, Kanye West and Kim Kardashian surprised the entire world, when it was revealed that the two were heading for a divorce. In mid-February, paperwork was officially filed, which definitely hinted at the end of the KimYe era. The two had been a couple since 2012 and married since 2014. Since the divorce announcement, many had been speculating at who Kanye and Kim may be dating moving forward. Now, it seems that Kanye has someone new in his life, and that is Russian model, Irina Shayk.
Irina And Kanye Were Reportedly In France For Ye’s Birthday
According to TMZ, Irina and Kanye were in the French city of Provence. This was reportedly in celebration of Ye’s 44th birthday, which was on Tuesday. TMZ also added that the two got back to the United States on Wednesday, as they were seen getting off a plane at Teterboro Airport in New Jersey. Irina was seen in a comfortable white sweatsuit, while Kanye was in a blue hoodie, covering his face, in an apparent attempt to avoid paparazzi.
Irina And Kanye Have Previous Ties
Irina and Kanye are very familiar with each other. The two go back as far as 2010, when Irina was in Kanye’s “Power” music video. This was one of the biggest records of that year as it peaked at number 22 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and it is also certified 4x platinum in the US. Irina even got a shout out on Kanye’s “Christian Dior Denim Flow” song that year, on the lyrics “I wanna see Irina Shayk next to Doutzen.”
There Is ‘Interest’ From Both Kanye And Irina
Kanye and Irina aren’t 100% official as a couple but as of now, the two definitely have a lot of interest towards each other, according to PEOPLE. They were even in New York City together, prior to the exciting trip abroad to France.
“They have known each other professionally for years. He started pursuing her a few weeks ago. Kanye is a persuasive guy,” said a source to PEOPLE. “He hung out with her in NYC before they celebrated his birthday in France.”
Kanye Is Also Busy Dominating In The Fashion Industry
Kanye appears to want to start a new life with Irina and, he is also winning big in the fashion world. Yesterday, he and Gap released the first product from their YEEZY collaboration. Last year, both sides inked. a 10-year deal. This item was a blue jacket, with no zipper or buttons. This was available for pre-order, and priced at $200. This was in such high demand, that Gap’s website crashed, and earned their highest day of traffic in history.