Kim Kardashian gives birth to a baby boy

It’s a boy! Kim Kardashian West and hubby Kanye West have announced the arrival of their second child.

US rapper Kanye West (L) and his wife Kim Kardashian West (R). Picture: AFP

JOHANNESBURG - US TV personality Kim Kardashian West and her husband Kanye West welcomed a baby boy on Saturday morning.

The TV personality announced the news to her Twitter fans:

Kardashian West initially had a due date of Christmas Day but health complications meant that she had to move it up.

Kim and Kanye's newest addition to their family joins his big sister, two-year-old North West.

Earlier this year, reports said a source close to the family claimed that the baby would be called Easton West.

The couple are now officially parents of two.

Furthermore, people reacted with excitement on Twitter: