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09th Dec 2015

A Saint by any other name… can we PLEASE relax with the bonkers baby names?

Sharyn Hayden

My name is Sharyn Hayden and I am a recovering Keeping Up With The Kardashians addict.

(“Hiii Sharynnn”)

I spent so many afternoons watching the SO completely addictive TV show on the E! Network when Jacob was small that I figure I have now squandered approximately 14,892 hours of my life.

I mean, I could have spent that time so much more wisely; perhaps figuring out the cure for hangovers or even starting my own cult. Right, Kris?

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But no, instead I ate, drank and slept America’s most-watched family and have no productivity of any sorts to show from the year 2011 to 2013.

I eventually realised I had a problem and began to wean myself off them slowly, one Kardashian at a time. It was easy to dump Kourtney because to dump her meant I didn’t have to look at that Scott yoke any more (what is the POINT of him?!), although Kim was slightly more difficult and required a serious alcoholic substitute until the pain subsided.

Letting go of Khloe was my toughest challenge of all and I think I only really unfollowed her on Twitter about a year ago. Her quippy one-liners – which always seemed to contain the word ‘anal’ – were really hard to let go of, but I had committed to my K-step Recovery Programme and so I stuck with it.

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Part of recovery is to remove yourself entirely from your addictive substance and so I haven’t even talked about them to anyone since I broke up with them. I couldn’t.

But alas, today I must inform you that I have fallen off the Kardashian wagon. I can no longer deny my desire to scream from the rooftops, precisely how I feel about Kim and Kanye’s choice of baby name for their second child, which is this;

‘ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR ACTUAL MINDS?!!!’

Saint West? Saint?! How entirely up yourself do you have to be to name your child ‘Saint’?!

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                                     (Via XXLMag.com)

Maybe there were no cool names left, you know, now that Northt is gone, along with Galaxy, Spartacus, Tinkle and oh yes, Jermajesty.

I wish for nothing but health and happiness for the baby and his older sister, because kids are obviously awesome, but I need his parents to take a deep breath and deflate their egos.

Now that my rant is over, I am now off to my therapist’s chair to get back on the straight and narrow – wish me luck!

What do you think of the name? Let us know in the comments!

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