Good one, guys. Kim Kardashian sparked an Internet frenzy on Sunday, May 31, when she revealed in a teaser for Keeping Up With the Kardashians that she's pregnant and expecting her second child with husband Kanye West.
The news was met with well wishes, of course, but also with an explosion of jokes on Twitter. Or, rather, one joke, repeated over and over and over again — that the baby would (or should) be named South West, to go with the couple's nearly 2-year-old daughter North West.
Within just a couple of hours after the midseason finale of KUWTK aired on E!, "South West" was a top 10 trending topic on Twitter, both worldwide and in the United States.
If Kim and Kanye don't name the next one South West, then what are we all doing here?
— Sharron Paul (@Sharronica) June 1, 2015
If Kim Kardashian and Kanye West's new baby isn't named South West then what's the point
— Professor Snape (@_Snape_) June 1, 2015
Kim K pregnant again? Here comes South West.
— Captain Pajamas (@CaptainPajamas) June 1, 2015
Kim & Kanye having another baby?…what will it be named? East West, South West, West West?! We'll find out, next time on Dragon Ball Z…????????
— Khalil Underwood (@RealKhalilU) June 1, 2015
I wonder if Kim and Kanye are going to name their new kid South West… You know Kim would do it for the free flights.
— IG: PeteyPlastic (@PeteyPlastic) June 1, 2015
Kim Kardashian is pregnant again?? I think it'd be cool if she called this baby: South by South West
— sWooZie (@sWooZ1e) June 1, 2015
— Sunday Style (@Sunday_Style) June 1, 2015
As of late Sunday evening, however, Kardashian herself had yet to join the conversation. She teased the "exciting news" in a tweet prior to the episode, but went silent on social media just minutes before the teaser aired on the East Coast.
The 34-year-old reality star has been vocal over the last year about her struggles to conceive, even telling her doctor during the midseason finale that she was "so over" trying to get pregnant. "Like, I'm exhausted, so I'm sure everyone gets to that point," she said. "I'm like, 'Okay, I'm done.'"
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