North West's parents (Getty Images)
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are used to getting attention for every little thing they do, so we're certain they braced themselves for the big announcement that they have named their baby North West. While the little girl will go by the adorable nickname Nori – which omg! realized is a combination of their middle names, Noel and Omari (sweet!) – it hasn't stopped Internet jokesters from having some fun with the direction-heavy name, which started trending on Twitter as soon as the news broke Thursday evening.
Now, without further ado, some of the most amusing reactions to #NorthWest on the Interweb:
Kim & Kanye almost named the baby South West, until they heard the infant would then be required to make 3 daily flights to Phoenix.
— Joel McHale (@joelmchale) June 21, 2013
Well, u asked, so... North West? They've won the prize 4 most ridiculous celebrity baby name,& lemme tell u,it wasnt easy. Kudos.
— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) June 21, 2013
KimYe baby name is best publicity stunt ever. North West? How come they didn't just name her #TrendingTopic?
— DL Hughley (@RealDLHughley) June 21, 2013
North West is looking at her Daddy going..Really? I'm named after an old airline? — Loni Love (@LoniLove) June 21, 2013
Holla! There is a new North West in town. http://t.co/UST7r6Dutl
Now that they named their kid North West Kim and Kanye have to move to Boise — Ike Barinholtz (@ikebarinholtz) June 21, 2013
"North West?" What a ridiculous name, said Wayne Dwop
— Steve Levitan (@SteveLevitan) June 21, 2013
Then North West became someone's name and I died — Kat Dennings (@OfficialKat) June 21, 2013
— Eva Amurri Martino (@4EvaMartino) June 21, 2013
For reasons I can't quite articulate, I'm surprised Kim and Kanye didn't name their baby "Smurfs 2".
— billy eichner (@billyeichner) June 21, 2013
It's sort of beautiful that a joke relationship can produce a pun child.
— Louis Virtel (@louisvirtel) June 21, 2013
And what's a roundup without parody accounts?
So I'm assuming that North West won't be a One Direction fan? — The Dark Lord (@Lord_Voldemort7) June 21, 2013
And perhaps the best yet…
you may laugh at my name, but i laugh at your bank balance
— North West (@Its_North_West) June 21, 2013
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