Kim Kardashian and CNN reporter Van Jones at the center of fresh dating rumors amid her ongoing divorce from Kanye West
Kim Kardashian and CNN reporter Van Jones are at the center of dating rumors, just two months after she filed for divorce from her estranged husband Kanye West.
While the pair have been pals for years, fans speculate their friendship may have turned romantic as she during her four-year law apprenticeship with his Oakland-based nonpartisan organization, #cut50.
Sources close to Kardashian, however, are shooting down speculation of a romance, saying the pair have a long working relationship together and a shared interest in criminal justice reform.
More than friends? Kim Kardashian and CNN reporter Van Jones are continuing to fuel dating rumors, just two months after she filed for divorce from her estranged husband Kanye West; seen in 2018
On Sunday, New York Post columnist Cindy Adams expanded on the rumors as she noted he is ‘so left,’ he ‘maybe even influenced her politics.’
‘I will not wait while everybody tells me I don’t know what I’m talking about,’ she went on.
Twitter users are divided by the idea of them as a couple, with many accusing Kardashian of ‘using’ Jones to ‘further her law career.’
‘People are gonna look at Kim as using Kanye to advance her in the fashion world and using Van Jones to help advance her into her next career field in law,’ fired one fan.
Working relationship: While the pair have been pals for years, fans speculate their friendship may have turned romantic as she during her four-year law apprenticeship with his Oakland-based nonpartisan organization, #cut50; seen in 2018
Another wrote: ‘If Kim Kardashian marries Van Jones I’m no longer doing this whole life thing. That will be simply too much for me.’
In 2018, Kardashian and Jones worked together to successfully get Alice Johnson pardoned from a life sentence stemming from a 1996 conviction on nonviolent drug charges.
Jones recently ended a long marriage to his wife of 14 years, Jana Carter, in 2019.
Amid the KKW Beauty’s divorce, she has been reportedly been pursued by royals, billionaires and A-lister suitors.
Changing the world: In 2018, Kardashian and Jones worked closely together to sucessfully pardon Alice Johnson from a life sentence stemming from a 1996 conviction on nonviolent drug charges
‘People are reaching out through mutual friends and people that she’s worked with to set her up with everyone from royal family members to A-list actors to athletes to billionaire CEOs,’ a source told Page Six.
The insider added: ‘People are also trying to reach out to her via DM.’
Although the source added that Kim is ‘not looking for anyone right now’, they continued: ‘She’s not looking to jump into anything but is keeping an open mind.’
Split: The KUWTK star filed for divorce from Kanye West on February 19 following a six-year-plus marriage, asking for joint custody of their four kids (pictured in 2019)
It comes after it was recently reported that Kanye is looking to date an ‘artist and creative person’ once their divorce is made final.
Elsewhere it has also been claimed that Kim and Kanye have managed to keep ‘things calm’ during their ongoing divorce.
The duo are said to be ‘getting along’ during proceedings with the mother-of-four reportedly ‘happier week-by-week’ since their split.
A source told People: ‘Kim and Kanye are getting along. They have both stayed true to their commitment to make the best situation for the kids.’
Offers: It has been claimed that Kim, who is ‘not looking for anyone right now’, is being inundated with dating offers from potential future suitors