Kim Kardashian Releases Baby Name

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Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcomed a new baby girl via surrogate

Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West have called their third child Chicago, the reality star announced Friday, opening the floodgates to hefty doses of mockery and consternation on social media. The couple also announced that they planned to use Chi as a nickname - pronounced "shy" not "chai" for those unfamiliar with the Windy City nickname. Kimye is living it up in the baby naming department, after all, North West (4) and Saint West (2) are very creative and unique names that totally fit both of their adorable kids.

The baby weighed in at seven pounds and six ounces.

Armed robbers forced their way into a private Paris residence early Monday, Oct. 3, where Kim Kardashian West was staying and tied her up, police officials said.

Kardashian West ranks 47 on Forbes' celebrity 100 ranking of highest-paid entertainers with pretax earnings of $45.5 million.

The baby's name actually comes from Kanye West's hometown: Chicago.

Khloe took to Twitter today after the name of her newest niece had been publically revealed to gush about the choice and explain the pronunciation of the baby's nickname.

At that time, the couple said it was "incredibly grateful to our surrogate who made our dreams come true", Kardashian West says.

Rosenkrantz also notes that while "place names" are typically significant to parents, their meaning dilutes as they become trendy. "But if Kylie is pregnant, I don't know, I think she'll do something weird". Doctors had warned Kardashian it was too risky for her to carry a third child after experiencing complications with her first two pregnancies.

Kim went on to explain that the choice of going with a surrogate was actually more hard as she knew what it was like to carry her previous two children and not going through that experience with this one was disorienting and challenging.

The new West daughter's name is Chicago West!

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