Kim Kardashian, Kanye West welcome baby boy

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Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West and rapper Kanye West announce the birth of baby boy in Los Angeles on Saturday.
Kanye West and Kim Kardashian at New York Fashion Week. PHOTO: REUTERS

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West announced on Saturday the birth of their second child, a baby boy.

"He's here!" Kardashian wrote in a Twitter post, which linked to a page exclaiming "Kanye and I welcome our new baby boy!"

The latest addition to the West family was born in the morning and "mother and son are doing well" according to the page, which showed a picture of the celebrity parents' hands intertwined.

Kardashian broke the news that she was pregnant in late May during a preview for the next season of her show Keeping Up With The Kardashians.

She and West are already the parents of a girl named North, who was born on June 15, 2013.

The couple, who were married in May 2014, has struggled to overcome fertility problems - a battle that Kardashian openly discussed on the reality show.

In April, Time magazine named Kardashian, 35, and West, 38, to its list of the world's 100 most influential people.

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