Kanye West’s Control Of Kim Kardashian’s Clothes Makes Julia Fox’s New Claims Even More Disturbing

Kanye famously spent years deciding which outfits Kim would wear, and once even flew all the way out to Paris for just 24 hours to style her himself after seeing paparazzi photos of her in clothes he didn’t approve of.

This week, Julia Fox’s tell-all memoir, Down the Drain, was released.

A closeup of Julia Fox posing on the red carpet

The Uncut Gems actor gets incredibly candid in the book as she charts many of her experiences throughout and beyond childhood — from her past heroin addiction, to her brief period of work as a dominatrix.

And, perhaps expectedly, Julia’s memoir also delves into her infamous whirlwind relationship with Kanye West, aka Ye, whom she refers to exclusively as “the artist.”

Kanye West and Julia Fox walking together, both wearing head-to-toe denim outfits

For those who need a quick refresher, Julia and Ye dated briefly at the start of 2022, while he was still publicly trying to rekindle things with his ex-wife, Kim Kardashian. They eventually parted ways after he continued to plead for Kim back in a series of disturbing, now-deleted social media posts. Kim had filed for divorce from him in Feb. 2021, and moved on with her now-ex, Pete Davidson, when Ye started publicly attacking her.

Closeup of Kim and Ye

While Julia and Ye were together, she repeatedly gushed about their “instant connection,” even stating that she felt she was “surrendering” to him after just a few weeks.

Closeup of Ye, who's wearing a ski mask, and Julia

And she also memorably revealed that after just a couple of dates, Ye surprised her with an entire “suite full of clothes” in her hotel room.

Closeup of Ye

“I don’t know how he did it, or how he got all of it there in time. But I was so surprised. Like, who does things like this on a second date? Or any date!” she shared.

Now opening up further about Ye’s influence on her clothing choices, Julia purportedly claims in her memoir that “the artist” tried to control what she wore every single time they hung out.

Closeup of Julia Fox

As she previously shared, Julia writes Ye sent a selection of skintight jumpsuits up to her hotel room after one of their first hangouts. Not long after, she claims that he revealed he wanted to assign a group of people to work on her wardrobe.

Julia and Ye

Julia goes on to claim that the next time she and Ye went out to dinner, she was told to meet her new stylist in the restaurant bathroom. Here, the stylist allegedly offered her a bunch of different outfits to change into.

Ye and Julia

Julia writes that being made to dress in outfits of Ye’s liking made her feel like “a show monkey,” before alleging that he once offered to pay for her to get a boob job after seeing her modeling some of the designer pieces he’d approved.

Now, if Ye’s alleged control of Julia’s wardrobe seems to ring a bell at all, that might be because the rapper was equally as opinionated with Kim’s fashion choices throughout — and beyond — their relationship.

Closeup of Ye and Kim

Just months after Kim and Ye started dating in 2012, he apparently told her that she had “the worst style,” before reducing her to tears by reworking her entire closet along with the help of his stylist.

Screenshot from "Keeping Up with the Kardashians"

Kim explained during an episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians, “Our whole trade-off was that if I got rid of my clothes, he’d fill up my closet. But now I’m freaking out. Like, I could literally cry.”

Closeup of Kim and Ye posing on the red carpet

Throughout the entirety of their relationship, Ye was incredibly vocal about what he thought of Kim’s clothes. In fact, one 2018 episode of KUWTK revealed that the rapper once flew all the way to Paris for just 24 hours in order to style her after seeing paparazzi pictures of her in clothes that he didn’t approve of.

Closeup of Kim and Ye

Ye continued to share his opinion on Kim’s clothing for months after they split. And when she eventually started picking her outfits without his approval, he wasn’t too pleased with her style.

Closeup of Kim and Ye

In a brutal episode of Hulu’s The Kardashians, Kim revealed that Ye had called her and told her that her career was “over” after seeing one of the looks she’d put together on her own. On a separate later occasion, he texted her to let her know that an orange leather jumpsuit she’d stepped out in made him “so mad,” and that he would’ve gone to “jail” before wearing it himself.

Closeup of Kim

With Ye's past control of Kim's clothing in mind, Julia's latest claims about what he was like during their brief relationship are all the more disturbing.

Closeup of Julia Fox

Julia’s memoir, Down the Drain, is available to buy now.

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