Kanye West and Cristiano Ronaldo have dated both Kim Kardashian and Irina Shayk
Celebrity gossip sites went into a frenzy on Wednesday, June 9, after pictures surfaced of Kanye West and Irina Shayk cozying up to each other while on a stroll together in Provence, France. They are staying at the luxury Villa La Coste boutique hotel together. Incidentally, this is not the first man that Kim and Irina have both romanced in the past.
The images surfaced just a day after the rapper celebrated his 44th birthday and his estranged wife wished him via her Twitter page. The duo was grinning ear to ear during their stroll together at Chateau La Coste Art Center. Kim and Irina have both also famously dated soccer star, Cristiano Ronaldo. The reality star was in a brief relationship with him in April 2010 and the model started dating him after that for five years.
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Christiano Ronaldo dating Kim Kardashian
Kim and Cristiano dated briefly in spring 2010 after her split from NFL star Reggie Bush. Although they were not pictured together during their relationship, they were spotted by fans in Madrid, Spain in mid-April 2010 when they reportedly kissed over lunch at La Dorado. At the time a source with Us Weekly revealed that they were "very affectionate" over their meal.
After the meal, the duo was seen leaving the eatery but they left separately. However, they both headed to his home where she stayed for several hours, as per reports at the time. An insider also added that the couple had met in Los Angeles after the athlete heard she watched him play in Spain. It is not known how long the duo was together.
In August 2016, Kim and Cristiano and their respective friends attended the same Jennifer Lopez concert in Las Vegas, six years after their brief relationship. They did not speak to each other during the concert.
Christiano Ronaldo dating Irina Shayk
Irina Shayk started dating Cristiano Ronaldo in May 2010. The couple first met on a set of an Armani advertisement shoot. Things took a romantic turn when they went on a yacht trip together.
Irina and Cristiano got engaged in 2011, with the model showing off her ring in November of that same year. In 2012, the couple posed for a racy snap for the cover of Vogue Spain, with the soccer player completely naked. Following Cristiano's cheating scandal with a waitress from America, the couple broke up in 2015.
"There was no way around it as the truth was staring at her in the face," her friend shared at the time. "After much thought and consideration, she felt she couldn't ignore the signs." Following her decision to split, Irina immediately unfollowed Ronaldo on Twitter and deleted all personal images of the couple on her Instagram account. Later, both of them released statements stating that their relationship ended amicably.