Julia Fox insisted her new romance with Kanye West was not a publicity stunt and added that her friends thought their relationship “made so much sense”.
Speaking to fellow actress Niki Takesh on their Forbidden Fruits podcast, Julia, 31, shut down speculation about her hot and heavy romance with rapper West, 44, which was only for media attention .
When Takesh noted that some of her friends had asked if Fox and West’s relationship was just a stunt, Julia replied, “There are always people who think every celebrity scandal is a setup.” Personally, I don’t.
Speaking out: Julia Fox, 31, insisted her new romance with Kanye West, 44, is not a publicity stunt and added that her friends think their relationship ‘makes so much sense’
Not having it: Julia shut down speculation her hot and heavy romance with rapper West was just for media attention (pictured together this month)
She added, according to People magazine: “I feel like people who know us personally, like everyone we have in common, like mutual friends, have been texting me like, ‘Oh god, that makes so much sense.’
However, despite being photographed hanging out on numerous dates, Fox insisted: “Right now I’m just living in the moment and I have no expectations – there’s no no labels, none of that.” It’s just people doing good.
Julia was quick to open up about her fondness for Pete Davidson, who is now dating West’s ex, Kim Kardashian. She said she “loved” him and Davidson’s 2019 shoot for Paper magazine.
Kanye and the actress appear to have first met on New Year’s Eve and have since packed on the PDA on numerous public outings.
Candid: However, despite being photographed pursing lips on numerous dates, Fox insisted: ‘Right now, I’m just living in the moment’
Two days later, they had a date in Miami at the Italian restaurant Carbone, which is apparently a favorite of the hitmaker.
At the time, a source told Page Six that the dinner date was “no big deal,” but the two were back later in the week when they attended the famed Slave Play on Broadway in New York. York.
They followed their evening at the theater with another dinner at Le Carbone, this time in New York.
Following reports that her ex Kim sees the “romance” as an “attempt to make her jealous,” Ye is reportedly documenting her numerous dates with her own media team.
Sources told Page Six that Kanye brought his own photographer when he and Julia, 31, watched the Broadway production of Slave Play together on Tuesday night.
He was also spotted with his own snapper while dining with the actress in Miami.
Another insider told the site that Kanye brought the photographers as part of a larger project documenting his life.
They explained, “He decided to take matters into his own hands. He has an incredible life, he meets the craziest people on the planet. He realized that maybe he should have an album of his life.
However, sources claimed earlier this week that Kim thought it was “a good thing.”
Sweet: Kim, 41, and SNL comedian Pete, 28, seem to be going from strength to strength since they struck up a romance after Kim hosted Saturday Night Live in October (pictured Tuesday)
The SKIMS mogul is said to think Julia being a Kardashian follower could mean positive things for their co-parenting relationship according to a report from TMZ.
Sources close to Kim told the publication that she is happy to see artist Donda smiling again and hopes to see him with a good person.
Meanwhile, Kim, 41, and SNL comedian Pete, 28, seem to be going from strength to strength since they struck up a romance after Kim hosted Saturday Night Live in October.
Kim filed for divorce from Kanye in February 2020 and the couple share four children together whom they are currently co-parenting; North, eight, Saint, six, Chicago, three, and Psalm, two.
It’s over: Kim filed for divorce from Kanye in February 2020 and the couple share four children (Kim and Kanye pictured in 2020)
It comes after Julie detailed her whirlwind romance with Kanye after the couple went public with their romance.
In a new profile on The Cut’s rising star, the actress admitted “everything happens so fast”, adding, “I go with the universe and the flow and see where it takes me”, before d ‘add, “…where this is taking us all.”
She also received praise from her friend Cat Marnell, who said: ‘She’s a legit witch. She’s the Michael Jordan of vixens… She’s devastating, like a hurricane.
Julia wrote a 217-word account of her first two dates with the rapper, which included a trip to New York.
Detailing their “instant connection” after meeting in Miami on New Year’s Eve with Interview Magazine, she described the star’s generosity and “fun” energy.
Romantic: This comes after Julie detailed her whirlwind romance with Kanye after the pair went public with their romance; seen together in Greenwich Village on January 4
The article also contained a slew of images documenting their epic evening, of the many kisses they shared in the hotel suite full of clothes Kanye had surprised Julia with.
“He kept me and my friends laughing and dancing and smiling all night long. We decided to keep the energy up and go back to New York to see Slave Play,’ she said.
The Uncut Gems star continued, “Ye’s flight landed at six and the game was at seven and he was there ON TIME. I was impressed. After the play, we chose to have dinner at Carbone which is one of my favorite restaurants.
“At the restaurant, Ye did an entire photoshoot for me while people were having dinner,” she added. “After dinner, you have a surprise for me. I mean, I’m still in shock. You had a whole hotel suite full of clothes.
She said the move was “every girl’s dream come true” and “felt like a real Cinderella moment”.
“I don’t know how he did it, or how he got it all done in time. But I was so surprised. Like, who does stuff like that on a second date? Or any date! she wondered.
Fox concluded his post, “Everything with us has been so organic. I don’t know where things are headed, but if it’s any indication of the future, I love the ride.
XOXO: Julia Fox kissed Kanye West in a series of images taken for Interview Magazine where she chronicled their date
Away from her blossoming career, Julia shares an 11-month-old son, Valentino, with her private pilot ex-husband Peter Artemiev, whom she married in 2018.
Last month, Julia took to Instagram to call out her ex-husband, accusing him of turning his back on her and their son and calling him an “alcoholic and drug-addicted dad”.
Julia ripped into her ex in a series of recent Instagram posts, sharing an image of Artemiev and writing, “Have you seen that deadbeat daddy?” and said he was found ‘in most strip clubs, Lucien, Paul’s [Baby Grand], Casablanca, the streets etc.’
Mum: Away from her blossoming career, Julia shares an 11-month-old son, Valentino, with her private pilot ex-husband Peter Artemiev, whom she married in 2018
Fox said it was “traumatic” for her to review screenshots, videos and photos related to her claims about Artemiev, including a clip in which he called her names, according to Page Six.
“I can’t even do it anymore,” said Fox, who welcomed son Valentino with Artemiev in February 2021. “I just don’t want my son to be screwed because he feels like his dad was away or liked booze and partying more than him…this man left me with a 5 month old baby and a dog and a house and ALL THE BILLS. It’s wrong!!! It is not fair!!!’
In a separate post, a follower told Fox that her acting career could suffer amid public vitriol. She said in response: “This is MY SON’S LIFE we’re talking about – I don’t give a damn about my ‘acting career’.”
Ex: Julia and her ex were married for three years before splitting last year, just months after the birth of their son
She added: “My son loves his dad. I accepted his father refusing to present and I made peace with that, but I’m sure I’ll make the public work.
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Artemiev denied the allegations to Page Six, as he said, “I was saddened to learn of the totally false statements made on social media by Julia Fox, my co-parent, who is clearly struggling.”
He continued: “Out of respect for his privacy and to protect our child, I will not be commenting further.”
The caller: “I can’t even do it anymore,” Fox said. ‘I don’t want my son screwed up because he feels like his dad was away