Kim Kardashian and Kanye West named their baby boy SAINT West

Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have revealed the divine name of their newborn son. The reality star, 35, and her rapper husband ­ who also goes by Yeezus and released a song in 2013 called I Am God ­ have named the boy Saint West. As “Armenpress” reports, the couple are already parents to a two­yearold daughter that they named North.

In a post titled ‘To Our Fans’ on her subscription based website, the reality star wrote simply: ‘Saint West, 12.05.15, 8 pounds 1 ounce.’ It was accompanied by four emojis, depicting their family. Within minutes of the announcement, memes poking fun at the name began circulating on Twitter and Instagram. One showed a painting of Mary and Joseph kneeling over the baby Jesus’ manger, with photos of Kim and Kanye’s faces pasted onto the faces of Mary and Joseph. Following suit, another meme placed the baby emoji ­ the same one used by Kim in her name announcement post ­ onto a painting of a saint, while one showed Kanye as Jesus, cradling the baby emoji.

There was one Twitter user who jokingly suggested that Kim was smoking marijuana while picking out the names of her two children and another who posted a photo of the gay nightclub promoter Stefon played by Bill Hader on Saturday Night Live and wrote ‘New York’s hottest club is Saint West.’ Another used the lyrics from Kanye’s song Golddigger with a slight tweak at the end, writing; ’18 years, 18 years. Your name is going to be Saint West for at least 18 years.’ And Kim’s ex Reggie Bush was also featured in a tweet that showed him giving some side eye while on the football field with the words ‘That moment when you look up and see that your ex named her new kid Saint.’ Kim revealed last week on her website that she was having trouble settling on a suitable moniker for her little boy. When asked what she currently ‘dislikes’ in a Q&A, she answered: ‘All baby names I am hearing. We need to think of a good name. This is so hard!’ While it was widely assumed that Kim and Kanye would pick out another unusual named for their second­born child, the Keeping up with the Kardashians star said calling the baby South (to go with North) would be the ‘stupidest thing ever’. She told NPR in June: ‘I don’t like South West, though, because North will always be better and she has a better direction. So I wouldn’t do that. I don’t think we’ll go with another direction.

She added: ‘Everyone keeps on saying south, and I think it’s so stupid. It’s the stupidest thing ever.’ Kim also revealed to Ellen DeGeneres during an interview in September that she was a fan of the name Easton, but added: ‘I don’t think my husband likes that name, but I do like it.’

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