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  • Kanye West and Ray J reportedly dined together at Giorgio Baldi in Los Angeles over the weekend
  • West and Ray have been vocal about their feud with the Kardashian family on social media
  • Ray alleged that Kris Jenner was the "mastermind" of his infamous 2007 sex tape with Kim Kardashian

Kanye West was spotted having dinner with Kim Kardashian's ex-boyfriend, Ray J, in Los Angeles Sunday night amid his recent controversies.

Page Six obtained photos showing the 45-year-old disgraced rapper and the 41-year-old "Sexy Can I" singer arriving separately at Giorgio Baldi, a luxe Italian restaurant that is a favorite among Hollywood celebrities.

It seemed that the pair planned to keep their meeting under the radar as West, sporting his usual all-black ensemble, was seen covering his face with a ski mask and baseball cap. Ray, for his part, wore an oversized black jacket and a black Fendi bucket hat.

The unlikely duo reportedly dined with four other people, including British political commentator Milo Yiannopoulos.

The "Love & Hip Hop Hollywood" alum — born William Ray Norwood Jr. — and the "Donda" rapper made headlines over the past months due to their respective feuds with the Kardashian family, with the former supporting West amid his problematic social media rants.

Back in September, the R&B artist left a message in the comments section of one of the Yeezy founder's now-deleted Instagram posts. West had shared a screenshot of a conversation with his ex-wife, Kardashian, 42, who begged him to "stop" stressing out her mom, Kris Jenner.

Ray seized the opportunity to call out the 67-year-old "momager" for allegedly being the "mastermind" behind the release of his and Kim's 2007 sex tape.

"What about my mom, Kris? You tell people false stories about me, making the Black man look horrible, for your gain," Ray wrote in the comments section of West's post, according to Page Six.

"You introduced me to Steve HIRSH, you masterminded everything for your family, and tried to ruin me at the same time [shaking my head] — you don't think all mothers get stressed? Or you special huh?" he alleged of Jenner, adding that she made him "sick."

Ray and Kardashian dated for four years before officially calling it quits in 2006. A year later, the exes' X-rated film went public.

Meanwhile, West and Kardashian, who share four children, 9-year-old North, 6-year-old Saint, 4-year-old Chicago and 3-year-old Psalm, are still in the middle of a custody rights and property settlement battle, TMZ reported.

Since Kardashian filed for divorce in February last year after six years of marriage, West has made several allegations about their co-parenting relationship via social media, claiming that he was not allowed to see their children or attend their youngest daughter's birthday celebration earlier this year.

The exes were declared legally single in March, and are expected to face each other in court in a hearing in December.

Before their Sunday sighting, West and Ray were also spotted together last month at the premiere of Candace Owens' new documentary, "The Greatest Lie Ever Sold: George Floyd and the Rise of BLM."

West, who now goes by Ye, has since been the subject of public scrutiny over the past several weeks due to the launch of his controversial "White Lives Matter" T-shirt during Paris Fashion Week and his anti-Semitic remarks, which led to the end of his partnerships and deals with Adidas, Gap, Balenciaga and JP Morgan Chase.

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