In a loving homage to his hometown, Kanye West’s new baby girl, with wife Kim Kardashian West, has been named Chicago, it was revealed Friday.
Kardashian West announced the news on her website in a straightforward post:
and on Twitter:
Chicago was born Monday via gestational carrier, meaning Kardashian West’s fertilized egg was implanted into a surrogate. The rapper and the reality star chose to use a gestational carrier after Kim suffered pregnancy complications with her two older children. She said her doctors told her it wasn’t safe for her to carry another baby.
The baby girl is the third child for the couple.They have a daughter North, born in 2013, and a son Saint, born in 2015.
The Twittersphere was quick to weigh in on the name:
One half of Twitter is talking about Kanye and Kim's new baby, Chicago West, and the other half of Twitter is hyperventilating over the looming government shutdown.— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) January 19, 2018
What a time to be alive.
Contributing: Associated Press