Kim Kardashian to marry Kanye West after birth of child

4 May 2013 / 3 years 5 months ago

Kim Kardashian is preparing to tie the knot with Kanye West after the birth of their first child.The couple - who began dating more than a year ago after a decade long friendship - will welcome their baby in early July and have reportedly set a date for a low-key wedding shortly afterwards.A source told gossip website "Kim's choice at the moment is a starlight ceremony in California's Big Sur."The 32-year-old beauty - whose divorce from Kris Humphries was settled last month after a long battle that began in November 2011 when they split after 72 days of marriage - plans to wear an "ethereal white wedding dress".But the 35-year-old rapper has warned Kim, who was also previously married to music producer Damon Thomas when she was 20 - that it cannot be a media circus and their wedding photos will not be sold for a profit.The insider said: "Instead, Kanye says they should consider a donation to one of Kim's charities like the Skin Cancer Foundation, or Mattel Children's Hospital in a deal around the wedding for a short film."The source also said the couple have been talking "about marriage for a long time, so it's not like Kanye is going to propose and they'll get engaged -- its been something they've been looking forward to for a while during the divorce."Now that, Kim's almost a free woman, she wants an immediate wedding -- she wants to marry the father of her baby as soon as possible, but the birth must come first."

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