On Friday, TMZ and People reported that Kylie Jenner is reportedly pregnant. The star herself has not confirmed the rumors, and her reps could not be reached for comment. But, if the reports are true, it wouldn't be completely out of the blue. Kylie Jenner has wanted kids for a long time, and her's past quotes about getting pregnant hinted that she never planned to wait very long.
Though she may just be 20, Jenner has known she wanted a family for a long time. And, who can blame her? The giant Kardashian-Jenner family is a core part of her life. According to Entertainment Tonight, in 2015, at the age of 17, she told Teen Vogue that she wanted children by age 27.
"Ten years from now — in 2025 — I hope I have a kid," she told the magazine. She also specified that she wants a lot of daughters. "When I look to the far future and decide to have kids, I need to have a million girls. ... Having sisters is the best."
Just a couple of years later, that age 27 goal shrunk by two years. Jenner spoke about having kids with her father, Caitlyn Jenner, during an episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians in Janurary 2016. Then 18 years old, she opened up about starting a family, according to Us Weekly — and said she planned to do even sooner than she had previously said. "What do you feel like is a good age to have kids? Like 25?" she asked Caitlyn. While Caitlyn advised 30, Kylie said 25 felt more right. "I feel like 30 is too late," she said.
In April 2016, Kylie continued her "30 is too late" mantra (which is a little ageist, and also her sisters all started after 30, but OK). According to The Independent, she told Paper magazine, "I don't want to start [having] a baby when I'm 30. I don't believe in after 30."
Then, in September 2016, The Mirror reported that Kylie was already thinking about baby names (although, who among us hasn't done that?). "I keep a list in my phone of names I like for my future kids," she said on her app, per The Mirror. "But they're my secrets for now."
Later, in October 2016, Kylie brought up kids again in a Snapchat video, according to Life & Style. "I'm getting a lot of questions about kids. How many kids do I want? Do I want kids? And I do want kids, but not now." The "not now" in question was a year ago, when she was 19.
Of course, if Kylie is pregnant now, at age 20, that's a little sooner than her previous 25 or 27 line of thinking. But, that's OK. It's her life and if she decided she's ready now, then people can't judge her for that. She's always made it clear that she wanted a family, even telling Caitlyn in that KUWTK episode that she had been to psychics about it.
"Every psychic said that I’m only going to have two kids," she told Caitlyn.
Now, that would definitely be less than the family she grew up in, but, between Kim's kids and Kourtney's kids, her own child would have plenty of cousins around their age to play with. And, if she is pregnant now, and Kim's reported surrogate is also — well, then their kids could be born within months of each other and could grow up alongside one another. That's pretty darn cute, you have to admit.
Kylie was never shy about sharing her family plan with fans. She may have gotten started a little sooner than anyone expected, if reports are to be believed — but, ultimately, it's her body, her life, and her choice when to start having kids — and it seems she may have decided now is the right time for her.