The hilarious memes that welcomed Saint West into the world

The heavens have opened up and the lord has blessed Kim and Kanye with a beautiful baby boy.

Feb 29, 2020, 2:56 pm*

Internet Culture

Ziwe Fumudoh 

Ziwe Fumudoh

The heavens have opened up and the lord has blessed Kim and Kanye with a beautiful baby boy. To give thanks for these bountiful blessings, the Kardashian-Wests have chosen to name their son, Saint West. 

Perhaps the Internet had its hopes too high when, two years ago, Kimye announced their first-born child would be named North West. Naturally, the world was praying for another celebrity baby to be named after a cardinal direction. But global superstars are full of surprises.

“Saint West” became the top trending topic immediately after the announcement on Monday. And just like that the two-day-old baby broke the Internet before knowing it existed. The only thing left for the “I Am A God” artist and “the girl who became a superstar all from a home movie” to do was recognize their son as a heavenly figure.

And, so, the heavenly tweets followed.



https://twitter.com/Roojii_/status/673964842462666752

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https://twitter.com/zachheltzel/status/673960676910456832

https://twitter.com/ttolbert05/status/673990903850270720

https://twitter.com/Ziweeee/status/673965664525225988

Illustration via Max Fleishman

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*First Published: Dec 8, 2015, 12:54 am