Kim Kardashian would have been “humiliated” by rumors that her former “friend” Jeffree Star had an “affair” with her husband Kanye West.
The reality TV star, 40, and makeup artist, 35, used to support each other, Jeffree once attending a Kim product launch and she stood up for him. after being accused of being a racist in 2017.
However, it is now believed that Kim was “embarrassed” by speculation that he was romantically linked to the rapper, reports The Sun.
Former friends: Kim Kardashian has reportedly been ‘humiliated’ over rumors that her former ‘friend’ Jeffree Star had an ‘affair’ with husband Kanye West (pictured at the launch of her beauty line in 2017)
A source told the publication, “Kim is humiliated by everything with Jeffree and the divorce as a whole.
“She has a lot of friends and a lot of respect in the makeup world, so she was embarrassed by all these rumors about Jeffree. “
MailOnline has reached out to reps for Kim and Jeffree for comment.
Although things now seem very tense, Jeffree and Kim seem to have once been on good terms, supporting each other in the beauty industry.
Complaints: Kim was reportedly left ’embarrassed’ and ‘humiliated’ by speculation the makeup artist was romantically linked to the rapper (pictured with Kanye in February 2020)
In 2017, the YouTube sensation attended the launch of Kim’s KKW Beauty in Los Angeles with James Charles and Amanda Ensing.
They all posed for snaps together, with Jeffree even sharing a photo with Kim on Instagram after the event.
He went so far as to write positively: “In the service of reality Contour Queen. Congratulations to @kimkardashian on launching KKWBeauty. ‘
This show of support was particularly noticed at the time, as Jeffree had “quarreled” with Kim’s sister, Kylie Jenner, after criticizing her line of beauty products, reports The Mirror.
Kim made the demeanor friendly when she defended Jeffree after being accused of being a racist in August of that year.
Flashback: Jeffree attended Kim’s KKW Beauty launch in 2017 with them posing for photos with James Charles and Amanda Ensing
Back then: Although things now seem very tense, Jeffree and Kim seem to have been on good terms with each other in the past to support each other in the beauty industry (seen at Kim’s launch in 2017)
She said on social media at the time: “I see my fans totally hate someone like Jeffree Star for being honest about my wrestling samples, but because of his remarks I’m learning from the best. , like Mario, how to swatch properly.
And I see you are so mean, bringing up things in his past where he was negative, but he also apologized for those things.
“I understand it’s serious business if you say racial things, but I believe people change and people who apologize, I’ll give them the benefit of the doubt and accept that people change and move on.
However, Kim quickly returned to her public display of support, saying she felt “a little naive” in a Snapchat video.
Speaking: Kim was also supportive of Jeffree when he was accused of being a racist in 2017, but she quickly backtracked and told fans she was feeling ‘a bit naive’ (pictured during chat)
“I really wanted to apologize to you and my fans for defending a situation yesterday that I really didn’t know enough about,” Kim explained from her bed.
“I just feel a little naive, and I really want to apologize for feeling like I have a right to say ‘get over it’ in a situation that involves racism and I just don’t have it. feel like I have the right to speak on this and I am really, really sorry.
She continued, “From the bottom of my heart I was – I’ve always been pretty much like positivity and I’ve never been a negative person – so all of my stuff was like ‘hey guys I don’t wanna not see negativity in my timeline or mentions, let’s just move on, be positive and get past that and, I realize I was a little naive in saying this.
It comes after Jeffree took to his YouTube channel on Thursday to debunk a rumor he has a romantic connection with Kanye West amid rumors that Kim and her husband are heading for a split.
Latest: It comes after Jeffree, 35, took to YouTube on Thursday to debunk a rumor he has a romantic connection with Kanye West, 43
The 35-year-old, in a YouTube clip titled Addressing The Kanye Situation, denied any romantic entanglement with artist Jesus Is Born, 43.
“I’m single… I don’t sleep with anyone,” Star says. “It’s so weird… it’s so stupid. Let me just say this once … I like very tall men.
Star continued, “Kanye and I never hung out, and this is all really funny. I understand why people really laugh about it. In an old song of mine from 2009 called B **** Please, I say a line about Kanye.
“But it was very like Eminem. I mentioned as 50 celebrities.
The makeup artist captioned the clip: “Hello 2021, let’s relax. Address this Kanye West and Jeffree Star situation and the truth about why I moved to the state of Wyoming.
A source close to the Kardashians told E! News that “There is absolutely no truth to the Jeffree and Kanye rumors”.
The controversy between cosmetic entrepreneur and Grammy winner stems from TikTok personality Ava Louise, who hinted at a romance between West and Star.
“Kanye met a very famous beauty guru, a male beauty guru who a lot of people on the scene have known for some time,” Louise said. “A lot of people in the scene have known each other for a while.
Louise noted that she did not have “hard evidence” to confirm the case, attributing the information to an entertainment lawyer she was talking to.
Clarification: Star said in the clip, “I’m single… I don’t sleep with anyone. It’s so weird… it’s so stupid. Let me just say once … I like very tall men ‘