Kanye West certainly has a type as his new love Julia Fox shares the same penchant for curve-enhancing, racy outfits as his reality star ex Kim Kardashian.
The actress, 31, who first met Kanye, 44, on New Year’s Eve has previously appeared to be emulating 41-year-old Kim’s signature bombshell, flesh-flashing look – amid rumours Julia and Kanye are in a ‘showmance; and that Kim believes they are ‘trying to make her jealous.’
Actress Julia slipped into an extremely revealing naked optical illusion dress, which flashed her black lingerie as she attended a Paris Fashion Week show back in September.
Kim 2.0: Kanye West certainly has a type as his new love Julia Fox (pictured left in September) shares the same penchant for curve-enhancing, racy outfits as his reality star ex Kim Kardashian (pictured right in 2018)
The outfit was a near carbon-copy of the iconic Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 1996 collection dress which Kim famously slipped into for the November 2018 People’s Choice Awards,
Julia also sported a very revealing lace body stocking worn over black lingerie as she attended the GQ Men of the Year Celebration in LA in December 2019.
The ensemble was eerily similar to the scanty stocking worn by Kim in January of that year, even down to the crystal embellished cut-outs. Kim wore the outfit to John Legend’s party, which she attended with then partner Kanye.
Kanye has a type: Julia also sported a very revealing lace body stocking worn over black lingerie as she attended the GQ Men of the Year Celebration in LA in December 2019 (left) – identical to Kim’s January 2019 outfit (right)
This comes as Julia penned a 217 word account on her first two dates with the rapper, which included a trip to New York City.
Detailing their ‘instant connection’ after meeting in Miami on New Year’s Eve to Interview Magazine, the actress described the Grammy winner’s generosity and ‘fun’ energy.
‘He had me and my friends laughing, dancing, and smiling all night. We decided to keep the energy going and fly back to New York City to see Slave Play,’ she gushed.
It’s over: Kim and Kanye were together for nine years and share four children – they split in early 2021 (pictured February 2020)
The Uncut Gems star continued: ‘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.’
‘At the restaurant, Ye directed an entire photo shoot for me while people dined,’ she added. ‘After dinner Ye had a surprise for me. I mean, I’m still in shock. Ye had an entire 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 all of it there in time. But I was so surprised. Like, who does things like this on a second date? Or any date!’ she marveled.
Fox concluded her piece by writing: ‘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 were also some very intimate snaps of their date night shared on Interview’s Instagram which showed the two with their heads together as they kissed and even one where Julia straddled Ye in front of a clothing rack.
And again: Julia wore a very risque bejewelled see-through skirt at the 2019 TIFF event (left) with Kim sporting a similar number at a Balmain event in 2017 (right)
Another photo shared by Julia includes the shoot at Carbone, in which West and ‘Slave Play’ writer Jeremy O. Harris can be seen in the background.
Harris also shared ‘proof’ of West directing Fox during the Interview Magazine photo shoot over dinner via Twitter.
In the clip shared by the 32-year-old playwright, the Uncut Gems actress could be seen striking her best poses as Ye could be heard off camera saying: ‘No best I’m telling you this is good don’t worry. He’s looking like “Oh how long is this going for.”‘
Harris shared a link to Fox’s essay with the caption: ‘I’d only third wheel for Ye and Julia.’
He followed it up with the video as he wrote alongside it: ‘”At the restaurant, Ye directed an entire photo shoot for me while people dined!”
‘It’s true. I have the proof.’
On her Instagram Story, Julia hinted to going through some struggles as she reposted a meme, which read: ‘My mental status is: if you give me a long hug I might start crying.’
Despite their romance feeling like it was ripped right out of a fairytale, her Prince Charming’s love life has been quite complicated since his estranged wife Kim Kardashian filed for divorce last February.
In addition to wooing Fox, this week, he was also spotted looking cozy with Puerto Rican pop artist Audri Nix in Miami on a hotel balcony together on New Year’s Day.
And less than 24 hours after whisking Fox to the Big Apple, he spent more time with Nix at a gated property.
Hours before Fox shared PDA-heavy images of their second date, which showed them hugging and kissing with Interview, the validity of their relationship was called into question.
Following reports that his ex Kim Kardashian sees the ‘romance’ as an ‘attempt to make her jealous’, Ye is said to be documenting his many dates with his own media team.
A source told Page Six that Kanye has brought along the photographers as part of a larger project documenting his life.
Going public: ‘Slave Play’ writer Jeremy O. Harris shared ‘proof’ of West directing Fox during the Interview Magazine photo shoot over dinner via Twitter
Romantic: Just a month after making a public appeal to his ex Kim Kardashian, to ‘run right back’ to him at a benefit concert in Los Angeles, images showed the rapper, 44, cozying up to Fox, 31, on their second date night
They explained: ‘He’s decided to take matters into his own hands. He has an incredible life, he meets the craziest people on the planet. He realized maybe he should have an album of his life.’
The high profile romance has not gone down well with ex Kim, who is currently dating Saturday Night Live star Pete Davidson.
A source told The Sun: ‘Kim thinks it’s comical Kanye went from begging her to come back to showcasing his new girl all over the city within days.
‘She knows it’s not serious and is just typical hijinks from Kanye,’ a source told The Sun.
In the inner circle: Harris shared a link to Fox’s essay with the caption: ‘I’d only third wheel for Ye and Julia’
Evidence: He followed it up with the video as he wrote alongside it: ‘”At the restaurant, Ye directed an entire photo shoot for me while people dined!” ‘It’s true. I have the proof.’
‘Kim thinks it’s another desperate attempt to make her jealous. She honestly doesn’t care, she’s very over him at this point so his little game isn’t working.’
Page Six confirmed West and Fox’s romance last week, with an insider insisting the two are dating. They ‘both just got out of their former relationships, and they’ve helped each other recover immensely.’ the outlet revealed.
Julia has previously insisted she’s not one ‘to wait for things to be handed to me,’ and with just a handful of appearances with Kanye she has seen her fame skyrocket.
Born in Italy to her Italian mum and American dad, after her parents split Julia spent the first six years of her life being raised by her grandfather in Sirona before making the move to be with her father in New York.
Split: Despite their romance feeling like it was ripped right out of a fairytale, her Prince Charming’s love life has been quite complicated since his estranged wife Kim filed for divorce last February – she is now dating Pete Davidson
She has previously talked about her ‘unstable’ upbringing which saw her move from borough to borough. At one point she was homeless.
She also admitted to Rolling Stone in a 2020 interview that she stole clothes to try and emulate the wealthy women she saw around Manhattan, eventually getting arrested for shoplifting at Bloomingdale’s.
‘You’re seeing this really extravagant display of wealth, and you’re trying to look like that, but you have to do it by stealing.’ At 15 she ran away with her drug-dealer boyfriend but because of the free spirited lifestyle her father allowed her, no one realised she was missing for three weeks.
In her late teens she worked as a dominatrix, earning money and building her confidence while still in high school. She dabbled in art and started a knitwear business before setting her heart on acting.
She landed her first acting role in Adam Sandler’s 2019 Netflix hit Uncut Gems, with the part of Sandler’s girlfriend Julia written for her.
She had struck up a friendship via social media with the filmmakers Josh and Benny Safdie, who pushed for her to get the role even after producers Martin Scorsese and Scott Rudin argued for a bigger name.
A source told The Sun: ‘Kim thinks it’s comical Kanye went from begging her to come back to showcasing his new girl all over the city within days
Speaking to Rolling Stone, Julia explained how ‘Josh would hit me up every few months and ask me for suggestions on the character. Of course, I molded her to be what I wanted her to be, which conveniently was also what Josh wanted her to be.’
Before acting she dabbled in filmmaking, photography and writing, but Julia has insisted that she always knew she wanted to be in the film industry, ‘and I’m not one to wait for things to be handed to me.’
Next up for Julia is the lead role in the recently announced Upper Cut: Highlights of My Hollywood Life, an adaptation of the internationally bestselling memoir by Carrie White.
The film tells the story of the ‘First Lady of Hairdressing’ and her addiction and recovery. White was the most high-profile hair stylist of her day, working on shoots with Marlon Brando, Elizabeth Taylor, Elvis and more.
But behind the glamorous career, her world was fuelled by champagne and vodka, pills, cocaine, and heroin. The movie is due to start filming this year.
Mama: Away from her blossoming career, Julia shares a son, Valentino, 11 months with her private pilot husband Peter Artemiev, whom she married in 2018
Away from her blossoming career, Julia shares a son, Valentino, 11 months with her private pilot husband Peter Artemiev, whom she married in 2018.
Last month Julia took to Instagram to call out her estranged husband, accusing him of turning his back on her and their son, and calling him a ‘dead beat alcoholic drug addict dad.’
Julia ripped her ex in a series of recent Instagram Stories posts, sharing an image of Artemiev and writing, ‘Have you seen this deadbeat dad?’ and said he be found ‘at most strip clubs, Lucien, Paul’s [Baby Grand], Casablanca, the streets etc.’
Fox said that it was ‘traumatic’ for her to review the screenshots, videos and photos related to her claims about Artemiev, including a clip in which he was calling her names, according to Page Six.
‘I can’t even do it anymore,’ said Fox, who welcomed son Valentino with Artemiev in February of 2021. ‘I just don’t want my son f***ed up cuz he feels like his dad was absent or loved alcohol and partying more than him … this man left me with a 5 month old and a dog and a home and ALL THE BILLS. It’s wrong!!! It’s not fair!!!’
In a separate post, a follower told Fox that her acting career could suffer amid the public vitriol. She said in response, ‘This is MY SON’S LIFE we are talking about – I don’t give a f*** about my ‘acting career.”’
She added: ‘My son loves his dad. I’ve accepted that his Dad refuses to present and I’ve made peace with it but I’m sure as s*** gonna work the public.’
Drama: Last month Julia took to Instagram to call out her estranged husband, accusing him of turning his back on her and their son, and calling him a ‘dead beat alcoholic drug addict dad’