Billionaire Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick has been quietly spending time with Victoria’s Secret mannequin Daniela Lopez Osorio.
Sources mentioned ousted Uber CEO Kalanick, 44, and Colombian magnificence Lopez, 27, started quietly relationship in the course of the pandemic after assembly earlier this 12 months in California.
She’s the mannequin who in 2015 gave the timeless quote to The Put up, “I don’t eat for me: I eat for my butt,” earlier than slapping her posterior.
A supply mentioned, “Travis has been relationship Daniela since mid-January however they’ve been attempting to maintain it very quiet.”
A rep for Kalanick declined to remark to Web page Six, as did Lopez’s spokesperson.
Lopez was found at an Orlando, Fla., Without end 21 at age 17, and grow to be a viral hit when she was seen dancing on the runway at a Lolli swimwear present in Miami in 2014. She moved to New York and signed a contract with Victoria’s Secret Pink the next 12 months.
She has appeared within the famed Sports activities Illustrated Swimsuit Version and final 12 months starred in a music video for Maluma and The Weeknd’s recording of “Hawái”.
She additionally instructed The Put up in 2015, “The Colombian mentality of magnificence is large boobs, liposuction and getting your ass completed. Every little thing is all the time pretend. After we had been 15, all my girlfriends obtained their noses, boobs, liposuction and butts completed. My mother and father weren’t like that.”
She is the primary girl Kalanick, who is claimed to be value $2.6 billion, has been been linked to since splitting together with his ex, violinist Gaby Holzwarth.
Holzwarth’s three-year relationship with Kalanick resulted in August 2016 and the next 12 months she criticized the alleged sexist ambiance at Uber, telling HuffPost, “You go to an occasion and there’s only a bunch of fashions they’ve flown in … That’s what they prefer to play with. That’s just about it.
“As a lady battling my very own insecurities and physique picture, one of the best factor for me was to go away that unhealthy world of not possible requirements,” she mentioned. (Holzwarth has additionally credited Kalanick with serving to her get well from her consuming issues.)
Kalanick resigned from Uber in 2017, after controversy over the corporate’s reportedly unethical tradition, together with allegations that he ignored experiences of sexual harassment on the firm. In 2018 he launched a enterprise fund, 10100.
He has been extra just lately within the headlines for allegedly permitting maskless events at his houses in New York and Los Angeles amid the pandemic.
A crowded, maskless bash full of “wealthy individuals” flouting pandemic guidelines was thrown at Kalanick’s lavish Soho penthouse on the finish of the summer time, in response to experiences.
The occasion, which was ostensibly hosted by a buddy of the ousted Uber CEO, was thrown in September 2020 and featured “lounge music” and plenty of “pink wine” — and seemed straight off the set of Showtime’s hit drama “Billions,” The Reduce reported. A rep for Talanick mentioned he’d lent his house to a buddy.
And in an August Vainness Truthful story, Nick Bilton mentioned he was requested about going to a celebration at Kalanick’s Los Angeles dwelling, and whereas the fest was held open air and was “smaller” than earlier events, it was reportedly held throughout a serious surge in coronavirus instances in Southern California.
On the time, massive gatherings had been solely allowed with attendees who got here from a single family, Enterprise Insider reported.