The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star filed for divorce from the 43-year-old rapper earlier in the year.
However, the 40-year-old reality star apparently isn’t bothered by West’s new flame, with a source telling People: “Her only concern is their kids. “
“She wants Kanye to be present and spend as much time with them as possible,” they revealed. “The kids love when Kanye is around.”
The source added: “Kim doesn’t want a new girlfriend to distract Kanye from spending time with the kids.”
Shayk, 35, has been rumoured to have been “secretly dating” West for weeks, amid his divorce. Speculation of a romance was first sparked by blind tips sent to celebrity gossip account, DeuxMoi with several sources saying they spotted the couple together.
E! News backed this, with an insider saying that they’ve seen “seeing each other for several weeks,” adding, “Kanye has been flying in and out of New York to be with her.”
According to TMZ, West and Shayk reportedly struck up a romance as early as March this year. A source from Page Six further confirmed the relationship, saying although “it’s casual” right now, “they are into each other.”
Although the romance element of their relationship is new, the model and rapper have known each other professionally for a decade.
The pair reportedly met more than 10 years ago, when Shayk featured in the music video for his song ‘Power’. She also modelled his label Yeezy on the runway at the 2012 Paris Fashion Week.
Kardashian and West married in May 2014, and share daughters North, seven, and Chicago, three, and sons Saint, five, and Psalm, two.
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