Kris praises the 'cute' new parents

Kris Jenner has revealed why Kim Kardashian and Kanye West called their baby North.

Kim, 32, and Kanye, 36 – who welcomed their first child on 15 June, 5 weeks ahead of her due date – chose the unusual moniker as it represents the ‘highest power’.

And the little girl’s grandma is a big fan of the name.

I love the name North. I’m pro North, absolutely,’ says Kris, 57.

The way [Kim] explained it to me was that North means highest power, and she says that North is their highest point together and I thought that was really sweet.’

Kris says the ‘cute’ new parents have a nickname for their daughter but she’s not sure what it is yet.

She’s also clarified that the tot won’t always be referred to by her novel full name.

It’s North West, but you don’t walk around calling somebody, “Hi, North West,”‘ Kris tells US talk show The View.

It’s just North.’

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