KANYE West and Irina Shayk's "romance" may come as a surprise to some, but the pair have dropping hints for months.
Back in April, Russian beauty Irina wore a DMX tribute T-shirt designed by Kanye while strolling around New York.
The custom T-shirts were designed by Balenciaga and commissioned by the Yeezy brand, with Kanye helping to raise $1million for DMX's family with to profits.
Irina, 35, was seen wearing the T-shirt around the same time that Kanye traveled to New York for DMX's memorial.
Kanye, 44, had reportedly "hung out" with Irina in the city before the two "celebrated his birthday in France".
An insider told People: "They have known each other professionally for years. He started pursuing her a few weeks ago. Kanye is a persuasive guy."
Earlier this week, Irina and Kanye were spotted at a luxury hotel in Provence in the south of France, according to TMZ.
The duo – who The Sun first revealed were linked on Instagram gossip site Deux Moi last month – seemed comfortable in each other's presence as they strolled around the grounds of a boutique hotel.
They were then spotted touching down in New Jersey via private jet, in exclusive photos obtained by The Sun.
Irina's connection to Kanye goes as far back as 2010, when she appeared in the music video for his song Power.
In the clip, the mother-of-one wears a revealing gold outfit as she kneels beside Kanye.
Kanye also rapped about the model in his Christian Dior Denim Flow song in 2010, saying: " wanna see Irina Shayk next to Doutzen."
Two years later, she walked the runway for Kanye's Fall/Winter fashion collection at Paris Fashion Week in 2012.
Irina has a list of high-profile exes, including actor Bradley Cooper, 45, who she shares four-year-old daughter Lea with.
They split in June 2019 and the friendly exes – who were spotted with Lea last week – share custody of their child.
As for Kanye, Kim filed for divorce in February after months of speculation that their six-year marriage was over.
They have four children together – North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three, and Psalm, two.
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