Kim Kardashian’s shower invites, swollen feet, baby-on-tour plans

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Kim Kardashian has reportedly sent out baby shower invitations, furthering rumors that this July she and rapper-boyfriend Kanye West are expecting a baby girl.

The reality TV starlet, 31, is said to have sent out invites for the June 2 bash in music boxes that play West’s song “Hey Mama” when opened. There’s also a wind-up ballerina twirling to the song the rapper wrote for his late mother, according to E! News.

If this story is to be believed, it’s safe to say that the couple is likely expecting a girl, which had previously only been rumored.


And this kid is likely to be musically inclined from the get-go: TMZ reports that Kardashian has plans to bring their child along when West kicks off his concert tour in October.

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“The touring company has already been given orders to arrange for cribs and soundproof hotel rooms at every stop,” TMZ said. Us Weekly reported that a source said that “this was always the plan.”

It seems a bit odd that the first-time mom would be willing to pack up and go along with West, but she’s already traveled quite a bit during her pregnancy for both work and her relationship.

West and Kardashian have been dating since April 2012 but have been friends for even longer. Kim’s younger sister Khloe Kardashian Odom recently revealed that she’d been trying to set them up since 2004. The couple announced in December that Kardashian was with child, just a few months before she reached a divorce deal in her short-lived marriage to ex-husband Kris Humphries.

The closely scrutinized “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” star has dealt with even more criticism since becoming pregnant, with detractors commenting on supposedly excessive weight gain and simply impractical wardrobe choices. Obviously, her feet have gotten the “I’m pregnant” memo, but Kardashian’s brain has yet to catch up, as she still insists on forcing her swollen limbs into strappy heels.


Bashing aside, Kardashian recently received from fan support from British singer and “X Factor” mentor Cheryl Cole.

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“Hi Gorgeous lady! Just wanted to send you a tweet to say I think you are an incredibly beautiful woman inside and out,” Cole tweeted Thursday. “I can only imagine how tough it is to be heavily pregnant and feeling extremely vulnerable on top of some of the daily criticism you take! I admire your tenacity and send you my best wishes with the rest of your pregnancy #enjoyyourblessing x”

The supportive tweet prompted Kardashian to give a gushy public response.

“your message really touched me! Thank you so much for the support & positivity! Its so important for women to feel confident & at peace during this amazing time! Your sweet tweet really made me smile!” she wrote.

It’s been a rough few weeks for Kardashian and West. Last week, West walked into a street sign. Earlier this week, his Lamborghini was hit by Kardashian’s driveway gate, he went on a rant against his celebrity status during a concert, and Kardashian also said that she almost got into a car accident with a paparazzo.


“A paparazzi almost crashed into my car today! I am still shaking! He put me in such danger! When will this legalized stalking stop???!!!???” she tweeted.

With Kid Kardashian on the way, we’re thinking not any time soon.


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