Friday 18 October 2019

Kris Jenner confirms meaning behind grandson Psalm West's name

Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West attend The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West attend The 2019 Met Gala Celebrating Camp: Notes on Fashion at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 06, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for The Met Museum/Vogue)
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Kim Kardashian West and Kanye West attend the Travis Scott Astroworld Tour at The Forum on December 19, 2018 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Rich Fury/Forum Photos via Getty Images)
Kim Kardashian West a wore Thierry Mugler dress for the Met Gala and said the goal was to make her look dripping wet. (Jennifer Graylock/PA)
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Kim Kardashian shared this picture of newborn baby Psalm West on social media
Kris Jenner and Corey Gamble attend The Fresh Air Fund Annual Spring Benefit at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on May 22, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
Kris Jenner attends The Fresh Air Fund Annual Spring Benefit at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on May 22, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

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Kris Jenner says the inspiration for her latest grandson Psalm's name was the Bible's 'Book of Psalms'.

The 63-year-old momager has confirmed what many Kim Kardashian and Kanye West fans had speculated in that their fourth child's moniker, which also means "sacred song or hymn", was inspired by the Christian Old Testament.

She said: "The inspiration was the 'Book of Psalms' in the Bible."

Kris also said the newborn has been "such a blessing" for the showbiz power couple, and described him as "perfect".

Kim Kardashian shared this picture of newborn baby Psalm West on social media
Kim Kardashian shared this picture of newborn baby Psalm West on social media

Speaking to 'Entertainment Tonight', she added: "I think it's just a wonderful way to celebrate how they feel. And he's such a blessing, so it's perfect."

Kris' name inspiration confirmation comes after it was said the couple had "mutually" agreed on the moniker, and that rapper Kanye was "very involved" in the process, as a regular reader of 'Psalms', the third section of the Hebrew Bible.

A source said: "He and Kim do exactly what every couple does, where they each bring up names and the other one gives their feedback. It's very traditional that way.

"Kanye would never just choose a name that Kim doesn't like, or vice versa. The names are things that they mutually agree upon."

Psalm was born via surrogate just two weeks ago, and Kim and Kanye - who also have kids North, five, Saint, three, and 16-month-old Chicago - are said to be "bursting with happiness" over the new arrival.

A source recently said: "Kim and Kanye are bursting with happiness over Psalm. He's such an incredibly great baby, and so far, it's been an easy addition to the family...

Kris Jenner attends The Fresh Air Fund Annual Spring Benefit at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on May 22, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
Kris Jenner attends The Fresh Air Fund Annual Spring Benefit at The Ziegfeld Ballroom on May 22, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)

"Kim and Kanye are both busy with their projects, but have slowed down a bit recently to spend quality time with Psalm. The kids instantly fell in love with him. North will always be the one in charge, but she loves her little brother.

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