Kanye West and Irina Shayk’s summer adventure was apparently just that, an adventure. According to People, the couple broke up after a brief relationship of only a few months.
“It was never a serious thing that took off,” a source told the outlet, while a second insider added: “Kanye has been busy working and spending time with his kids. is his goal. He doesn’t have time to date him. right now. He finds Irina amazing though. They remain friendly. “
The unlikely celebrity couple first sparked dating rumors when they were spotted together as they celebrated Kanye’s 44th birthday in France in June. It was reported that they had hung out a few weeks earlier in New York City, and while they weren’t exclusive at the time, there was “interest from both sides”.
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Kanye and Irina met over a decade ago on the set of the rapper’s music video for “Power,” and two years later the model walked the runway in his eponymous fashion label’s ready-to-wear runway. during Paris Fashion Week in 2012. Sources close to West said he always felt a connection with her. “Kanye has always had a soft spot for Irina, so it occurred to him as soon as he got divorced from Kim,” a source revealed. “He decided to take his shot, and it worked.”
As of last month, Shayk and West are said to be “very still together” and spent the 4th of July weekend together in San Francisco – despite reports they were heading for a breakup.