Kylie Jenner is not "in labor," despite a slew of untrue reports and rumors. Gossip Cop can correct these false claims. We're told Jenner is not giving birth quite yet.
On Friday, a number of outlets that maintain they have Jenner sources all got duped by social media accounts that falsely alleged the make-up mogul had gone into labor. The serial fibbers at HollywoodLife, who routinely manufacture fake stories about Jenner and claim their information comes from sources "close" to her, squealed, "Oh my goodness is this really happening? Kylie Jenner is reportedly about to become a first time mom." The know-nothings at HollywoodLies, as it's appropriately nicknamed, even asked its readers, "Are you excited that Kylie might be in labor?"
But they weren't the only ones who were wrong. Us Weekly also took the bait. The tabloid wrote, "Twitter is buzzing... Kylie Jenner is in labor." The magazine added, "Multiple social media users are claiming that the 20-year-old Lip Kit maven has been spotted at Cedars-Sinai hospital in Los Angeles." That outlet even published screengrabs from fans' Twitter accounts that contended Jenner was in labor, as well as a Snapchat from baby daddy Travis Scott that read, "Make it home to ya one way or another." But the rapper's message was from December when Scott spent Christmas with Jenner.
It's all wrong. And regurgitating rumors online is not journalism. If anything, it often just fan-fiction and speculation. What's particularly galling is that some of these same media outlets claim on a near daily basis to have Jenner insiders feeding them stories. But clearly they don't, and quite possibly they're making up tales about the reality star and other members of her family.
Regardless, Gossip Cop fact-checks every article. And while we may not be the first to report stories, you can be assured that we won't publish anything until we've reached out to everyone and gathered as much information as possible. Our stories come from legitimate sources, not Twitter rumors. That said, a Jenner insider who got back to us assures Gossip Cop that the make-up millionaire has not gone into labor yet.
Gossip Cop has determined this story is totally false.