Van Jones and Kim Kardashian dating rumors: Know what Kim said about it on Van’s podcast!
American political commentator, Van Jones had invited Kim Kardashian on his podcast, Uncommon Ground. Here, they talked about the romance rumor that started circulating immediately after Kim separated from Ye West. Were the two truly in a relationship at that time? Learn what Kim and Van felt about it!
Van Jones and Kim Kardashian dating rumors
CNN commentator, Van Jones, 53 is an old friend of Kim Kardashian, 41. After Kim broke up with her husband,Ye West last year in February 2021, she was seen with Van Jones. And people started speculating that the two are dating. Kim was upset with those rumors and had shut them down in one episode of Keeping up with the Kardashians in June 2021. She said that Van found the rumor humorous and had used it to his advantage. Kim revealed:
“Van texted me and was like, ‘This rumor has gotten me so many dates, so I owe you,’”
Kim and Van discuss about their dating rumors of 2021
Kim recently appeared on the podcast of Van called Uncommon Ground. This was on 6 April 2022. And the two joked about these past rumors. Van felt that it was the best rumor about his life until now. He added:
“Now that we’re broken up, we can actually have a conversation in public,”
Kim said that the rumors came as a surprise to her. She had not expected them but like Van, she too thought that they were funny. Talking more on it,cVan disclosed that his friends were excited and really thought that he was dating Kim:
“Being a big nerd, having all my guys from college calling like, thinking I was the hero, I was like, ‘No, we’re just working on trying to get people out of prison,’ but it was a cool rumor,”
Kim felt that it was funny that people thought that she had started dating so soon after her split from her husband, Ye. She said:
“So many people asked me also, and I was like, ‘You guys, I just need a minute before I’m out there.’ Give me a minute at least,”
The work relations of the couple
Van and Kim are for criminal justice reforms. They work together on different projects for it. They have been close friends for many years now. And Can is very supportive of Kim in her desire and efforts to become a lawyer. In his May 2021 interview with Ellen, Van had said:
“I think she’s going to be an unbelievable attorney. I already think she’s one of the best advocates that we have in criminal justice [reform],”
Van himself is a lawyer and an author. He is an Emmy award winner. He was with Barack Obama on his Green Jobs projects in 2009. Van is a distinguished visiting fellow to the University of Princeton. He has founded several non-profit organizations. His wife, Jana Carter Wed in 2005 but divorced in 2019. They have two kids together: Mattai Jones and Cabral Jones.