The Straits Times
Published on Dec 31, 2012

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian expecting first child


(REUTERS) - United States (US) rapper Kanye West and reality TV star Kim Kardashian are expecting their first child, celebrity media outlets reported on Monday.

Fans and family took to Twitter to congratulate the celebrity power couple.

"Been wanting to shout from the rooftops with joy and now I can!" wrote Kardashian's sister Kourtney. "Another angel to welcome to our family. Overwhelmed with excitement!"

According to E! News, West, 35, announced the news from the stage at a concert in Atlantic City on Sunday.