Kayne West has reportedly got ‘the spring back in his step’ after going public with his new romance with Irina Shayk.
The rapper, 44, is ‘looking like his old self’ now that he’s loved-up with the Russian model, 35, however ‘is taking things slow’ and ‘not looking to have more kids’.
Kanye shares North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three, and Psalm, two, with ex-wife Kim Kardashian, who filed for divorce five months ago, while Irina has daughter Lea, four, with ex, Bradley Cooper.
Romance: Kayne West, 44, ‘has the spring back in his step’ after going public with his new romance with Irina Shayk, 35, but ‘isn’t looking to have more kids’
Earlier this week, the new couple were seen celebrating Kanye’s birthday in France in a move which all but confirmed their flourishing union.
A source told The Sun: ‘[Kanye’s] big smile is back. He and Irina are just enjoying each other’s company, they have a lot in common in terms of their interests and know a lot of the same people.’
However the paper adds that the Power hit-maker is not thinking about having anymore kids as he is preoccupied with his own four children, who are ‘his world’.
A day earlier The Sun revealed Kim, 40, was left ‘hurt’ by Kanye and Irina’s trip to Province, France, where they celebrated his birthday.
Taking it slow: When it comes to his new romance with the Russian supermodel, the rapper ‘is taking things slow’
Family: Kanye shares North, seven, Saint, five, Chicago, three, and Psalm, two, with ex-wife Kim Kardashian, 40
The Skims founder was reportedly hoping her ex-husband would spend his big day with her and the kids, and was left ‘blindsided’ after Kanye whisked the runway star off to France, which was once his and Kim’s ‘special place’.
MailOnline has contacted representatives for the couple for comment.
Kim and Kanye famously went public with their relationship back in 2012 when she sat front row at his Paris Fashion Week show, which Irina walked in.
They also planned to tie the knot in France, however made a last-minute decision to move the ceremony to Italy.
On Friday, Kanye unfollowed Kim and her famous sisters, Kourtney, 42 and Khloé, 36, on Twitter.
Kanye hasn’t posted an update to his Twitter since November, but eagle-eyed fans noticed his following count had dipped after the unfollowing spree – which included his wife, who filed for divorce from the rapper four months ago.
Shock: His split from Kim has been widely-publicised
On June 8, Kim posted a photo of herself, Kanye and three of their children, writing, ‘Happy Birthday Love U for Life.’
Kanye still follows Kim on Instagram, with her being the only person he follows.
Khloé also posted a photo of herself with the former couple on his birthday, with the caption: ‘Happy birthday to my brother for life!!! Have the best birthday Ye! Sending you love and endless blessings!!’
While Kanye and Irina’s new relationship is coming as a surprise to many, insiders are now saying social media mogul Kim has known about their fling for ‘weeks,’ according to People.
Doting parents: Irina has four-year-old daughter Lea with her ex, actor Bradley Cooper (pictured in 2019)
‘It doesn’t bother Kim that Kanye is dating,’ the source said.
‘Her only concern is their kids. She wants Kanye to be present and spend as much time with them as possible. The kids love when Kanye is around.’
They added: ‘Kim doesn’t want a new girlfriend to distract Kanye from spending time with the kids.’
Going public: Kim and Kanye famously went public with their relationship back in 2012 when she sat front row at his Paris Fashion Week show
2012: Irina walked in Kanye’s show at the time, while Kim sat front row
Since, there have been various reports suggesting the new couple have been dating for as long as three months, while another report claimed Kim ‘already knew’ about the romance.
While People said Kim’s been aware of the relationship for ‘weeks,’ a TMZ report released earlier in June claimed the pair have been seeing each other since as early as March, and noted how she was seen his custom DMX memorial shirt before it was released.
Meanwhile, a source claimed to UsWeekly: ‘Kim knew that Kanye and Irina were dating,’ adding that the duo have been ‘been quietly seeing each other for a couple of months.’
Tribute: On good terms: On June 8, Kim posted a photo of herself, Kanye and three of their children, writing, ‘Happy Birthday Love U for Life’