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Kim Kardashian, Kanye West Didn’t Give North a K-Name to Avoid KKK Comparison

During a family trip to the Greek island of Mykonos in early May, a then-seven-months pregnant Kim Kardashian tossed around a few baby names with her stepbrother, Brody Jenner, and her older sister, Kourtney Kardashian. “I’m feeling North,” Brody said presciently. “North West.”

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“Me too!” Kourtney agreed. “It’s pretty and cool.”

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Kim, 32, then revealed that she and boyfriend Kanye West “kind of” wanted to give their daughter a name beginning with the letter K, but she explained that they had some reservations. “Our kid, if it’s a K, then they’ll call us the KKK,” she worried, referencing the white supremacist group, the Ku Klux Klan. Jenner, however, didn’t think the public would draw such a comparison. “That’s a little crazy,” he argued.

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In the July 28 episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians, Kim Kardashian reveals that she and Kanye West decided not to give North a K-name to avoid KKK comparisons.

The reality star — who welcomed daughter North five weeks early on June 15 — also pondered how to make sure her little girl stays grounded despite having privileged parents. “Kourtney’s like, ‘You need a playroom .  . . I didn’t have a playroom! I just played in my room and then I cleaned it up,” Kim said. “Like, how much do you give them, you know?”

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Jenner, 29, then told his stepsister, “You’re gonna be a good mom, Kim.”

Keeping Up With the Kardashians airs Sunday, July 28, at 9 p.m. EST on E!

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