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Kanye West ‘splits from model Irina Shayk’ and ‘focuses on kids’ amid Kim Kardashian divorce

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Kanye West has reportedly ended his brief romance with model Irina Shayk.

The Gold Digger rapper, 44, was reported to have started dating the 35 year old Russian model earlier this year, following his split from his wife Kim Kardashian.

But, a source close to the musician has said things were "never serious" between the paid and Kanye is focussing his attentions on his career and children.

The insider told People: "It was never a serious thing that took off."

They added: "Kanye has been busy working and spending time with his kids. This is his focus. He doesn't have time to date right now. He finds Irina amazing though."

"They remain friendly," the source insisted.

It comes just over a month after a source shared model Irina's upset over previous split rumours.

They said at the time: "Irina is so upset at the lies about her and Kanye.


"They are very much still dating."

Kanye has been keeping fans waiting for the release of his new album Donda.

It was expected to arrive on shevles and streaming platforms at the beginning of August, after Kanye made a return to Instagram to announce the album's listening party.

But, the album was pushed back. Now, Kanye's managed has said the collection of songs will be unveiled after his listening event in Chicago next week.

A track of Kanye's from the album, titled Lord I Need You, is said to have referenced his former wife Kim.

According to People a line from the track, which was played at a listening party, says: "Time and space is a luxury / But you came here to show that you’re still in love with me."

Kanye's ex wife Kim Kardashian is reportedly filed for divorce in February this year.

According to TMZ, Kim is said to be asking for joint legal and physical custody of the children and Kanye is happy with it as they want to continue co-parenting together.

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The former couple are not contesting a prenup and are already reportedly far along in reaching a property settlement agreement.

Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Kim and Kanye were said to have been living apart for several months.

The couple wed in a stunning ceremony in Italy in 2014.

Kimye share four children North, eight, Saint, five, Chicago, thee and two year old Psalm, together.

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