Reports ran up the wall of Gossip Blogs Everywhere, U.S.A. yesterday when word got out that Kanye West was planning to tour his next album right after Kim Kardashian gives birth in July.
Expressions like ABANDONING BABY and DITCHING KIMYE were some of the colorful phrases thrown around, but before you offer Kim a tissue made of 100% Egyptian cotton, she’s not crying.
Turns out that homegurl isn’t upset by that news at all. In fact she plans to hit the road with him—diapers in one hand, baby bottles in the other…oh, and like, the actual physical baby itself in the hands of one of her assistants, whoops— TMZ has discovered.
Kanye is expected to release his next album on June 18 and schedule a tour soon thereafter, sometime in October. Sources close to the touring company are saying that Kim and the baby are going along for the ride; they’ve already ordered “to arrange for cribs and soundproof hotel rooms at every stop.”
You’d think that Kim, as a first-time mom, would want to take it easy and surround herself and the baby with friends, family, and a familiar environment. You’d think Kanye, as a first time dad, would put his career on the sidelines for at least the first three months of the child’s life. But as they say: new baby, new album, old ways.
We reached out to Kim’s rep, but haven’t heard back in time for publication.