EXCLUSIVE: Smiling Kanye West seen for FIRST time since indecent exposure scandal with ‘wife’ Bianca Censori on boat in Italy- as star jets to Ireland for festival
Kanye West traded the Tuscan sun for a cool day in Ireland on Friday, but for good reason.
The 46-year-old rapper caused quite a stir after he was spotted with members of his entourage in the private Premium Services terminal at Dublin Airport.
The Off The Grid artist boarded a private plane to attend his friend Steve Lacy, 25,’s performance at the Electric Picnic Festival, where an ailing Billie Eilish headlined on Friday.
The Grammy winner was dressed in a black jacket and black pants in the photo of him embracing the Dark Red singer.
Kanye had covered his head with what appeared to be a scarf to keep a low profile at the festival, where some 50,000 music fans had gathered in County Laois.
Quick trip: Kanye West traded the Tuscan sun for a cool day in Ireland on Friday, but for good reason
The brotherly affection did not go unnoticed.
A concertgoer snapped a quick photo of the two musicians embracing.
According to Hot new hip-hopYe and Steve have been friends for a while.
They even got matching tattoos, along with Uzi Vert, in 2022.
Kanye traveled to the Emerald Isle without his partner Bianca Censori, 28.
The couple married in a non-legal ceremony in January, shortly after Kanye’s divorce from 42-year-old Kim Kardashian was finalized.
Although their union is not legally binding, Kanye wears a wedding ring on his left hand.
The ‘newlywed couple’ caused quite a bit of outrage earlier this week when the troubled artist was spotted bare-bottomed on a boat in Venice.
Private flight: Kanye, 46, was seen boarding a private jet in Italy on Friday
Entourage: The rapper boarded the plane with members of his entourage, but without his partner, Bianca Censori, 28. The couple have spent the last few weeks in Italy
Cuddle: Kanye attended the Electric Picnic Festival in County Laois and was captured in this photo hugging pal Steve Lacy. The Dark Red singer is one of the artists performing at the festival
Low profile: The Grammy winner was dressed in a black jacket and black pants. He covered his head with what appeared to be a scarf to keep a low profile
Wedding ring: Although Kanye and Bianca are not legally married, the rapper wears a wedding ring
The Good Life rapper seemed to be in a compromising position with Bianca, according to him Yahoo! Entertainment.
When the boat docked, the couple was seen going out with a mysterious woman wearing a black dress and covering her head with a black scarf.
The outlet reported that the couple’s public displays of affection and bold clothing choices have drawn the ire of Italians in the conservative country.
Some have called for deportation on social media.
Early flight: Kanye returned to Dublin early Saturday morning for a flight back to Italy. He was seen in the same outfit he wore at the music festival
Outrage: Kanye and Bianca caused more than a little outrage earlier this week when the troubled artist sat bare-bottomed on a boat in Venice
Compromising position: The Good Life rapper appeared to be in a compromising position with Bianca on the boat, according to Yahoo! Entertainment. When the boat docked, the couple was seen leaving the boat with a mysterious woman
Bold: Some Italians have called on social media for Kanye and Bianca to be deported for their daring behavior and clothing choices
Relaxed: At the airport, Kanye wore the same outfit he wore at the concert. He seemed relaxed as he sat waiting for his private jet to be ready for takeoff
Return journey: Kanye and his crew arrived back in Tuscany early Saturday morning by private jet
“I hope Italy expels them both. They don’t need this couple to pollute it,” one outraged commenter wrote on social media.
At the airport, Kanye was covered up and wearing the same outfit he wore to the concert.
He seemed relaxed as he waited for his private jet to be ready for takeoff.
The hitmaker was seen laughing with members of his crew in the private lounge ahead of their flight back to Italy.
Witnesses say he arrived in Tuscany early Saturday morning.