Reality star Kim Kardashian and rapper Kanye West have received messages of congratulations after it was revealed they are expecting their first child together.
Kim Kardashian’s family were the first to reveal their delight over Twitter with Kourtney posting: “Been wanting to shout from the rooftops with joy and now I can! Another angel to welcome to our family. Overwhelmed with excitement!”
It seems the family have been dying to share the happy news and Khloe Kardashian, 28, posted: “Keeping secrets is hard with so many family members! Especially when you are so freaking excited!!!!! LOVE is everything!!!!”
The X Factor host, who is said to have been trying for a baby with her husband Lamar Odom since their wedding in 2009, also retweeted a post from the basketball star.
It read: “@RealLamarOdom: I’m excited for Kanye and my sister! There’s nothing like bringing life into this world! Let’s keep Gods blessings coming!”
Kris Jenner, who is already a grandmother to Kourtney Kardashian’s two children Mason and Penelope, simply posted: “Im a happy girl !!!!!!!!! Wowza!,” before adding “Oh BABY BABY BABY!!”
Kim Kardashian’s little sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner also spoke of their delight at welcoming another little member into their family.
Kendall Jenner, 17, asked her fans who was excited about the happy news posting: “Whos excited about the KIMYE babbyyy?! 😀 weeee.” (sic)
15-year-old Kylie Jenner uploaded a snap of Kim Kardashian and Kanye west along with the words: “Congrats to this beautiful couple. I love you guys.”
The pregnancy was revealed by Kanye West onstage during a concert in Atlantic City on Sunday night, Kim Kardashian was in the audience.
The rapper said “stop the music”, then announced “make noise for my baby mama right here”, with a wide smile. Kanye West’s announcement prompted a flurry of excited tweets from the audience.
The two have been dating for eight months. They have previously denied pregnancy rumors.
Kim Kardashian is thought to be around the 12-week mark.
Her family aren’t the only ones who have been quick to pay tribute to the happy couple.
Pop star and X Factor judge Demi Lovato wished the pair well and tweeted: “So happy for you @KimKardashian.. Love you SO much and I’m so excited to babysit!! Miss you girly.. Once again… SO happy for you!!! Xox.”
It seems that congratulations were not limited to those who know the reality TV star TOWIE‘s Joey Essex and WAG Danielle O’Hara also posted messages of congratulations to a happy story.