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  • Kanye West announces at concert that girlfriend Kim Kardashian is pregnant


    Published 12/31/2012 09:47:24
    Kanye West announces at concert that girlfriend Kim Kardashian is pregnant
    FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2012 file photo, television personality Kim Kardashian poses for photographers at the red carpet during the 40th anniversary of Cosmopolitan magazine in Spanish in Mexico City. Kanye West announced at a concert in Atlantic City Sunday night, Dec. 30, 2012 that his girlfriend Kardashian is pregnant. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - A kid for Kimye: Kanye West and Kim Kardashian are expecting their first child.

    The rapper announced at a concert Sunday night that his girlfriend is pregnant. Kardashian was in the crowd at Revel Resort's Ovation Hall with her mother, Kris Jenner, and West's mentor and best friend, Jay-Z. West told the crowd of more than 5,000 in song form: "Now you having my baby."

    The crowd roared. And so did people on the Internet.

    The news instantly went viral on Twitter and Facebook, with thousands posting and commenting on the expecting couple.

    Most of the Kardashian clan also tweeted about the news, including Kim's sisters. Kourtney Kardashian wrote: "Another angel to welcome to our family. Overwhelmed with excitement!"

    West, 35, also told concertgoers to congratulate his "baby mom" and that this was the "most amazing thing."

    Representatives for West and Kardashian, 32, didn't immediately respond to emails about the pregnancy.

    The rapper and reality TV star went public in March.

    Kardashian married NBA player Kris Humphries in August 2011 and their divorce is not finalized.

    West's Sunday-night show was his third consecutive performance at Revel. He took the stage for nearly two hours, performing hits like "Good Life," ''Jesus Walks" and "Clique" in an all-white ensemble with two bandmates.


    AP Writer Bianca Roach contributed to this report.


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