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Do We Finally Have A Kimye Baby Name, And Is It 'Kaidence'?

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Kim Kardashian once said that she was not completely committed to giving her as-yet-unborn child a name that began with the letter "K."

But today, the internet is abuzz with rumors that not only did she carry on with the family naming tradition, but that she took it one step further and altered an already-existing name to begin with the mid-alphabet letter in question.

The website Media Takeout broke the news, saying that they got a tip from a nurse at Cedars Sinai that the infant's name is Kaidence Donda West. Donda, of course, is the name of Kanye's late mother, who died after a botched liposuction.

It seems kind of unlikely that a hospital staffer would put their very livelihood on the line in order to feed gossip to a salivating world, but that hasn't stopped the rumor from spreading.
MTV picked up the story, adding that "Family insiders claimed that the name was 'repeatedly mentioned' in Kardashian's hospital room, with the source telling the website that Kaidence is 'gorgeous.'

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Salon notes that while "Kaidence" might still be in question, "Donda" is totes believable:

While first reports of baby names are often dubious — just ask baby girls Amelie Jane and Isla Marcheline Jolie-Pitt — Donda is a believable middle name. It’s the name of West’s late mother, whose premature death has inspired much of his latter-day work. And Kaidence isn’t entirely preposterous — it’s not made up by reporters or by West and Kardashian.

We anxiously await the tweet that confirms it all, which is no doubt forthKoming.