Kim Kardashian and Kayne West
Splash News Online
Talk about onstage pyrotechnics!
dropped a bombshell during an Atlantic City concert on Sunday night, revealing that he and girlfriend Kim Kardashian
are expecting a child.
Kardashian later confirmed the news in a blog post
titled,"New Year, New Beginnings."
"It's true!! Kanye and I are expecting a baby. We feel so blessed and lucky and wish that in addition to both of our families, his mom and my dad could be here to celebrate this special time with us.
"Looking forward to great new beginnings in 2013 and to starting a family. Happy New Year!!! Xo."
Twitter also lit up with an outpouring of congratulatory messages from family members.
"Oh BABY BABY BABY!!" shouts
Kim's mom Kris Jenner.
sister Kourtney: "Been wanting to shout from the rooftops with joy and now I can! Another angel to welcome to our family. Overwhelmed with excitement!
Kardashian, 32, and West, 35, went public
with their relationship last April, about six months after Kardashian filed for divorce
from Kris Humphries. The divorce action is still pending.
During Sunday's concert at Revel Resort's Ovation Hall, West was singing "Runaway" when he went into a freestyle ballad with the words "and now she's having my baby." The crowd of 5,000 broke into cheers.
Then on the last song, "Lost in the World," he cut the music and asked the audience to applaud for his baby mama.