As OK! previously spilled, West reportedly asked Shayk to accompany him to a couture show in Paris during Fashion Week, but she turned him down — with one of the reasons being the Russian model wanted to avoid the mania that surrounds the “Famous” crooner. "She likes him as a friend, but doesn’t want a relationship with him," an insider said.
"She doesn’t want the association that they are dating, which is what would have run in the press if she showed up [in Paris with him]," the insider added. "It would have been another month of news saying that they are dating."
Now, insiders are claiming those rumors are “just not true,” noting: “Kanye went to Paris for the Balenciaga show to support Demna [Gvasalia]. He was in and out, only there for 3 hours," which is why the lovers didn’t spend time with one another.
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"They are very much still dating,” the source concluded. “They were just together for the 4th of July weekend in San Francisco where he's working right now."
The 44-year-old rapper and Shayk sparked romance rumors in June after they were snapped celebrating West’s birthday in France. The pair reportedly shacked up at the luxury 600-acre boutique hotel, Villa La Coste, where they stayed for three nights.