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Aoki Lee Simmons Ends Fling With Vittorio Assaf, Parents React

Aoki Lee Simmons

Aoki Lee Simmons recently took to Instagram to share a thought-provoking post following her brief relationship with Vittorio Assaf. The 21-year-old model posted a quote from an April 2023 interview with Chloë Sevigny, hinting at her parents' reactions to her involvement with the 65-year-old restaurateur.

In the interview, Sevigny discussed her own experiences with her parents' concerns during her younger years, emphasizing her mother's fears and her father's reassurances about the world's balance of good and bad. Aoki resonated with Sevigny's words, indicating a similar sentiment in her own situation.

After exclusive photos of Aoki and Assaf's trip to St. Barts surfaced, both of Aoki's parents made public statements regarding the relationship. Russell Simmons, Aoki's father, expressed his support for his daughter's choices, opting for advice and unconditional love over opposition. On the other hand, Kimora Lee Simmons, Aoki's mother, shared a protective video on Instagram Stories, showcasing her maternal instincts.

Despite the media attention on Aoki's romantic life, Kimora managed to redirect focus to Aoki's achievements, celebrating her daughter's modeling career on social media. Aoki, on the other hand, posted cryptic messages about feeling overwhelmed amidst the headlines, indicating a sense of emotional strain.

Reports suggest that Aoki and Assaf have ended their relationship, with Aoki clarifying that she was never truly involved with him, despite referring to him as her 'boyfriend' in an Instagram Live video. Notably, Aoki's parents themselves have a significant age gap of 19 years between them, adding a layer of complexity to the family dynamics.

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