He was rumoured to be trying to make his estranged wife Kim Kardashian 'jealous' when he began his brief romance with Julia Fox.
Now, the Uncut Gems star has thrown some validity behind that claim.
In an unearthed Instagram comment from Fox, 32, that was captured by HollywoodUnlocked, the rising star explains how the rapper had encouraged her to reveal details about their relationship.
A fan had blasted Fox in a comment telling her: 'You talked about the man in the press like you all were married. Just desperate for the attention. Wasn't even 15mins, maybe like 2 mins of fame.
Hitting back: Julia Fox says Kanye West encouraged her to reveal details about their romance amid reports he was trying to make Kim Kardashian jealous
But Fox fired back at the troll, writing: 'He f***ing wanted me to!!!!'
After West, 44, and Fox struck up a romance at the beginning of the year, sources claimed it was a ploy to make his ex 'jealous.'
'Kanye is trying to make Kim jealous by being very public with Julia,' one source claimed to Entertainment Tonight.
'He is trying to make a point. Julia thinks Kanye is really cool and is also just enjoying the ride while it lasts.'
However, things imploded between Fox and West just as the rapper began to publicly declare his wish to one day reunite with his estranged wife.
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Confessions: Julia Fox also gave an interview to The Cut a week before her split with Kanye (Pictured above on Monday at TRESemme x LaQuan Smith in NYC)
Telling all: On Monday, the Uncut Gems star took to social media to set the record straight, confirming she and Ye have called it quits
Meanwhile, Fox confirmed her split with Ye in an Instagram post on Monday.
'Y'all would love if I was soooo upset! The media would love to paint a picture of me a sad lonely woman crying on a plane by myself but it's NOT TRUE!!' Julia told fans in a note on Monday.
A handful? Julia, 32, compared her 'hectic' romance with ex Kanye, 44, to parenting her toddler son... in an interview that was conducted a week before they split
Kanye and Julia met on New Year's Eve and then moved at warp speed into a full-blown relationship, with the actress even penning an essay about their romance.
Doubling down on her denial of being upset, Julia added: 'and for the record the only time I cried in 2022 was on Feb 6th on my dead BFF bday.'
Julia was referring to the tragic death of good friend and celebrity manager Chris Huvane.
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