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Julia Fox just blogged about her second date with Kanye West… but wait, there’s more


By Sarah Finnan
14th Jan 2022

@dondacreative

Julia Fox just blogged about her second date with Kanye West… but wait, there’s more

They've only known each other two weeks but it's been quite the ride so far.

Julia Fox took the post-date WhatsApp debrief to a whole new level earlier this month when she bypassed her gal’s group chat and went straight to a magazine to blog about her second date with Kanye West.

Both Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have been keeping us guessing when it comes to their respective love lives over the past few months. Kim is supposedly “really happy” with new beau Pete Davidson, while Kanye has been linked to a string of different women so far including both model Irina Shayk and more recently actress Julia Fox. 

Everything re Kim and Pete is still pretty much hearsay at this point. Yes, it does appear that they recently went on holiday to the Bahamas together and yes, they were spotted on a date at an outlet mall, but no, we can’t really confirm (or deny) anything. 

However, unlike as with other celebrity encounters where we’d have to do quite a bit of filling in the gaps ourselves, things are much clearer when it comes to Kulia (Kanye and Julia Fox, please keep up) because Fox kindly gave us a step-by-step rundown of her second date with Ye. So, why don’t we let her tell it? 

Penning a piece for Interview Magazine, the article is titled “Date Night” and details exactly what’s happened between the two since the first time they met… just a fortnight ago. 

“I met Ye in Miami on New Year’s Eve and it was an instant connection,” Julia begins. “His energy is so fun to be around. He had me and my friends laughing, dancing, and smiling all night.” According to Ms Fox, the two had so much fun that they “decided to keep the energy going” and flew back to NYC to see Slave Play together. “Ye’s flight landed at six and the play was at seven and he was there ON TIME. I was impressed. After the play we chose to do dinner at Carbone which is one of my favorite restaurants. Obviously.”

Things continued to heat up at the restaurant where Kanye “directed an entire photoshoot” for Julia. If you’re thinking that he probably rented the place out for them so they could be alone, you’d be wrong and the photoshoot actually happened in the midst of the chaos while other people dined. “The whole restaurant loved it and cheered us on while it was happening,” Julia claims. I have my doubts…

“After dinner Ye had a surprise for me. I mean, I’m still in shock. Ye had an entire hotel suite full of clothes. It was every girl’s dream come true. It felt like a real Cinderella moment. I don’t know how he did it, or how he got all of it there in time. But I was so surprised. Like, who does things like this on a second date? Or any date! Everything with us has been so organic. I don’t know where things are headed but if this is any indication of the future I’m loving the ride.”

There’s a lot to unpack there.  A photoshoot, the hotel suite full of clothes – would we call that “organic”? Then there’s the “I’m loving the ride” comment. And that’s before you’ve even seen the photos which are really quite something. 

Ranging from snaps of the twosome laughing together at dinner to a few shots from the hotel suite where Kanye can be seen dressing Julia, perhaps the most distressing (*read, deranged) of all are the ones of the new couple embracing on the floor. 

Respectfully, what in the name of God is going on? It’s like Kanye has suddenly decided to follow in the Kardashian clan’s footsteps and now feels the need to document (and heavily edit) every facet of his life – right down to the “paparazzi pics” of a supposedly casual date night. I get that Kanye is trying to live his best divorced rebound life, but the whole thing kind of reads like fan fiction. Or a very complimentary pro-Ye press release that he himself crafted.

Are they going to come out with a fashion line of bleached denim and trousers with built-in thongs next week? It’d hardly be a surprise. Kanye is nothing if not a master of publicity, and it’s definitely reminiscent of Joaquin Pheonix’s “I want to be a rapper” hoax circa 2010, which turned out to be all hype for an upcoming mockumentary he had in the works.

He did recently announce a new collaboration with Gap and Balenciaga, so this could all just be a ploy to drum up interest in his life, and by association, his creative work too. Sharing the news on his Instagram account (which currently only has three posts) just after Julia’s “Date Night” blog went live, the whole thing does seem very cosmically timed. “Is Balenciaga dressing divorce now?” Grazia questioned

Ye certainly knows how to create a commotion – be that for good reasons or bad– and he’s been doing it for years now. In 2009 he interrupted Taylor’s MTV Video Music Award speech. In 2013, he broke the internet with the music video of him and his former Mrs kissing on a motorcycle. And now, two weeks into the New Year and he’s done it again. 

But wait… there’s more. We have yet to mention the video that came out during the week of Kanye and Julia cuddling on a couch beside Madonna. Joined by a bunch of others at what can only be described as some sort of A-list after sesh, the group can be seen jamming to Drake’s “Come Thru”. Questions. So many questions.

Again, Julia was more than happy to clear things up and offered some insight into where things currently stand between her and Ye. Speaking on her Forbidden Fruits podcast which she co-hosts with Niki Takesh, Fox said that she’s had a “really crazy 2022” so far. “Julia has been all over the internet this week, so it’s only right for her to address some of the controversies and set the record straight,” the episode description reads.

“For right now, I’m just living in the moment and I don’t have any expectations,” Julia commented re her “relationship” with Ye. “There are no labels. None of that. It’s just people that make each other feel better. It’s really such a Gemini/Aquarius connection. It’s very inspirational.”

“What’s really exciting about him is that any idea can become a reality, anything is possible, any dream is possible, and I love that. He’s such a doer. He’s like, ‘Let’s do it now! Don’t wait’,” she continued. “It’s honestly just an honour to be in the presence and to be able to witness history happening. Even being in the studio with him and Future and listening to the new songs – which by the way are f*cking insane – that’s really cool. I love that.”

Also acknowledging the notion that their relationship seemed to come “out of left field”, Julia said that those that know them personally see how good they are together. “All the people that [we] have in common have texted me and been like, ‘Oh my God. This makes so much sense.” And yes, she was a Kardashian fan, but who wasn’t?! “I’m not like die-hard, like stand in line in the cold, or like go to like a store opening. I don’t even own one lip kit. Guys, it’s not really that serious.” Kinda sketchy if you ask us, especially considering that she and Pete Davidson have ties too.

Appearing in a 2019 cover shoot with him for Paper Magazine, the Uncut Gems star described it as “really meta”. “We were all connected even prior, you know what I mean? We’re all artists.”

The absolute chaos of it all. 2022 is off to a strong start.