'Tis the season to be jolly, right? Or, if you're a Kardashian or Jenner, 'tis the season to be a little bit sneaky. Keeping Up With the Kardashians star Kylie Jenner is reportedly pregnant with her first child, and though she hasn't publicly confirmed that news, every social media post she makes has fans looking for hints that the rumors are true. On Thursday, Kylie shared a photo of her Christmas tree on Instagram, and now fans are wondering whether Kylie's Christmas tree decorations are a hint at her baby's sex. Because it can't just be a colorful tree — it has to mean something.
In September, multiple sources reported that Kylie is pregnant with a baby girl with her boyfriend Travis Scott, according to Cosmopolitan. She is rumored to be due in February 2018. But Kylie hasn't publicly addressed the rumor, and a source told People in November that she won't do so until after the baby is born.
The rest of the Kardashian and Jenner camp won't confirm anything either, so fans are left to grasp at every little hint regarding whether Kylie is or isn't pregnant after all. Because Kylie posts on social media so often, fans are constantly scrutinizing every photo or Snapchat looking for any clue of a bump or maternity outfit.
And Kylie's latest Instagram photo may be a huge hint at not only the fact that she's pregnant, but that she is in fact having a baby girl. The 20-foot tree features huge pink ornaments, and the caption for the photo includes a pink bow emoji. That could just be a nod to the overall aesthetic of the tree, or it could be a cheeky hint on Kylie's part.
The rest of the caption says nothing else to suggest something about a possible pregnancy, however. Instead, it thanked Jeff Leatham, the artistic director at the Four Seasons Hotel at Beverly Hills and the person reportedly in charge of decorating the Christmas tree. And Kylie claimed that the tree is "even more perfect in real life." Which I can believe, considering the talent behind the project.
Kylie's been very coy lately about what she posts online and the sort of appearances she's made recently. She's made announcements about Kylie Cosmetics, and posted photos of herself that mostly feature her face and not any part of her stomach that could, possibly, have a "baby bump."
Plus, the rest of the family is staying quiet about the rumors too. For example, Kylie's mom, Kris Jenner, recently dodged questions about whether her daughters Khloé and Kylie are pregnant on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, according to The Huffington Post. Khloé has also been the subject of pregnancy rumors in recent months.
And Kylie's sister Kim Kardashian West, who definitely is pregnant with her third child via surrogate, is staying mum too. When it comes to rumors about anyone in her family, Kim told Ellen on another episode of her talk show, according to Elle:
We just decided there’s so much that goes on that we respect each other’s right to speak for ourselves so I will speak about myself and hopefully they can come on and address whatever rumors you might have.
So no answers about Kylie's possible pregnancy there.
With the Kardashians and Jenners refusing to confirm the rumors, fans are freaking out about any tiny "clues." And the photo she posted of her tree is no different.
Comments on this particular Instagram post were more of the "how is there no one in the reflection of those ornaments?" variety rather than focused on pregnancy hints, but comments on other social media platforms like Twitter definitely included fan speculation. A lot of people were looking for a baby bump in the reflection of those same ornaments.
The Kardashians and Jenners definitely know what they're doing when they post things like this photo of Kylie's Christmas tree. They must know that every possible "clue" about a pregnancy gets them media attention, and that's super important to keep the family in the news and the ratings up for Keeping Up With the Kardashians.
We might not know for sure if Kylie is pregnant, let alone whether the baby is a girl, until she has a baby in her arms and there's a Pinterest-worthy photo on Instagram. Until then, fans will just have to keep zooming in on those Christmas ornaments, hoping for confirmation that yet another KarJenner kid is on the way.
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