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Kanye West's New Flame Julia Fox Apologizes To Ex Peter Artemiev For Calling Him A 'Dead Beat Dad' As They Celebrate Son's Birthday Together

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Jan. 18 2022, Published 10:05 a.m. ET

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Julia Fox is backtracking on a previous statement she made about her baby daddy.

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The 33-year-old actress — who has recently been making headlines for her new fling with Kim Kardashian's estranged husband, Kanye West — previously labeled the father of her child a "dead beat dad," which she now wishes to take back.

Fox called out ex-husband Peter Artemiev — with whom she shares one-year-old son Valentino — back in December, where she accused him of spending too much time at the strip clubs and not enough time with his family.

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However, the brunette beauty is now taking back her previous statement, which she apologized for on the latest episode of her "Forbidden Fruits" podcast.

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"All I want to say is, I'm sorry," Fox stated on the podcast episode, per Daily Mail. "You're not a deadbeat, I know that you're not and I know that it wasn't that you weren't trying to see Valentino, it's that you weren't trying to see me."

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She went on to explain how the holiday season was a difficult time for her in the midst of the pandemic, saying: "Everyone had COVID. I had no help at all whatsoever, and my friend was out and saw Peter out and Peter was saying something along the lines of, 'That b**ch won't let me see my son.' And when that was relayed to me…my blood boiled. I just snapped."

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As OK! previously reported, the Uncut Gems star slammed Artemiev via her Instagram story last month, just weeks before hooking up with the Yeezy designer.

"Please remind him that he has a child to take care of!," she wrote of her baby daddy. "Oh and if u (sic) chill w[ith] him knowing damn well he is a deadbeat alcoholic drug addict dad, you are not my friend and i will call you out too!"

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"I can't even do it anymore," she continued in a follow-up post. "I just don't want my son f**ked up cuz he feels like his dad was absent or loved alcohol and partying more than him. As a mother anyone could understand that."

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"Do better please!!! It's the holidays have a heart and see your kids. This man left me with a 5-month-old and a dog and a home and ALL THE BILLS. It's wrong," she added.

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Artemiev responded to Fox's comments at the time, admitting he was "saddened to learn of the utterly false statements made on social media by Julia Fox, my co-parent, who is clearly struggling." However, he insisted, "out of respect for her privacy and to protect our child, I will not comment further."

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Luckily, it all seems to be water under the bridge, as the former couple — who finalized their divorce in 2021 — recently put their drama aside to celebrate their son's first birthday together in New York City.

Fox wished her baby boy a happy birthday with a series of Instagram photos and videos in a special tribute post, where she promised, "to love you unconditionally and accept you for who you are ♥️."

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