Van Jones Calls Kim Kardashian Dating Rumors ‘Absurd’… Months After Sparking New Romance Speculation During Her Divorce From Kanye West
They have reportedly sparked a romantic bond and would be an item earlier this year.
And Van Jones was rumored to have been dating Kim Kardashian months after she filed for divorce from estranged husband Kanye West.
The 52-year-old political commentator said: Page six reports that their friendship was more than platonic were “absurd.”
Not happening: Van Jones stopped rumors he was once dating Kim Kardashian, months after she filed for divorce from her estranged husband Kanye West
Jones looked sharp in a blue suit as he stopped at the reopening of Jay-Z’s 40/40 Club near Madison Square Park on Saturday night.
“I never commented on the rumors that me and Kim Kardashian were dating because I thought it was absurd,” he told the publication.
He added, “It was flattering to me, but it probably wasn’t flattering to her.”
Fair approach: 52-year-old political commentator told Page Six that reports of their friendship being more than platonic were “absurd”
Not so fast! Though the pair have been friends for years, fans speculated that their friendship might have turned romantic during her four-year law internship at his non-partisan Oakland organization, #cut50
Kim also confirmed she was single and not so ready to mingle at the June reunion show Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
‘New. I’m not dating either of them. Not Van Jones, not Maluma,” Kim told Andy Cohen. ‘I have known [Maluma]. I’ve seen him a few times, always in Miami. Such a nice guy.’
Although the pair have been friends for years, fans speculate that their friendship became romantic during her four-year law internship at his non-partisan Oakland organization, #cut50.
Helping Hands: In 2018, Kardashian and Jones teamed up to successfully pardon Alice Johnson from a life sentence following a 1996 conviction on nonviolent drug charges; seen in 2018
Friends Forever: Van also reportedly introduced the aspiring attorney to Jessica Jackson and Erin Haney, who helped her prepare for the California State Bar in 2024
In 2018, Kardashian and Jones teamed up to successfully pardon Alice Johnson from a life sentence following a 1996 conviction on nonviolent drug charges.
Van also reportedly introduced the aspiring attorney to Jessica Jackson and Erin Haney, who helped her prepare for the California State Bar in 2024.
During the KUWTK series finale on June 10, Kim revealed to the couple that she was “absolutely bummed” that she failed the “Baby Bar” exam a second time, but that she will keep trying.
The CNN host finalized his divorce from ex-wife Jan Carter in June 2019. The former couple was married for 13 years before breaking up in May 2018.
Kim and Kanye broke off their nearly seven-year marriage in February when she filed for divorce. They share four children: North, Saint, Chicago and Psalm.
That’s what friends are for: Van has served as Kim’s legal mentor during her quest to become a lawyer; seen on his CNN show in 2019