However, back in September – five months before the Feb. 1 birth of her first child – the E! reality star, 20, admitted that she’s actually afraid of the insect.
In an old clip from her show, Life of Kylie, the youngest KarJenner sibling took a trip to the London Zoo’s butterfly exhibit with best friend Jordyn Woods and assistant Victoria Villarroel, during which Kylie revealed to everyone that she’s petrified.
“Butterflies are just a part of the secrets of Kylie,” she explained in a confessional interview. “It’s kind of just ironic because I’m terrified, terrified of butterflies. All butterflies.”
Adding, “This is how I think of them, cut the wings off and if you just look at their bodies, they’re not that pretty. It’s literally a bug.”
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Kylie notably dropped several butterfly clues during her pregnancy, wearing a sparkly pink diamond butterfly ring for a November photo shoot and getting matching ankle butterfly tattoos with boyfriend and Stormi’s father, Travis Scott, whom Kylie has been dating since April 2017.
One of the 25-year-old rapper’s most popular tracks is even titled “Butterfly Effect.”
Scott also gave Kylie some butterfly-themed bling for her birthday in August: a gold choker-style necklace featuring five diamond-covered butterflies, as well as two mega-carat diamonds on either side of a large blue butterfly.
Fans’ keen observations connected the butterfly motifs and Stormi’s name, pointing out chaos theory in the idea that a butterfly flapping its wings can create a storm somewhere far away.
After months of staying out of the public spotlight, Jenner finally addressed her pregnancy and announced her baby girl’s arrival on Sunday in a statement on Twitter and Instagram as well as a video, titled “To Our Daughter”, shared on YouTube.