Kylie Jenner’s baby announcement breaks Beyonce’s IG record
A photo of American TV reality star Kylie Jenner’s newborn baby girl has broken the record for the most liked post on Instagram, surpassing the record set by pop megastar Beyoncé one year ago.
Jenner, of the famous Kardashian-Jenner family, who announced the birth of her baby girl last week, posted the an image of her newborn daughter on Instagram on Tuesday.
Jenner also revealed she and her boyfriend Travis Scott have named the newborn baby Stormi Webster.
Just one day later, the photo has now gained the most likes out of all the posts on the social media site.
The image shows Stormi holding her mother’s thumb – has amassed more than 14 million likes so far.
The record was previously held by pop megastar Beyoncé, whose pregnancy announcement in February 2017 – which preceded the birth of her and Jay-Z’s twins Rumi and Sir, now seven months – raked in 11.2 million likes.
In a statement to Variety magazine, a representative for Instagram said: “More and more, we’re seeing the world’s most influential public figures turn to Instagram to share their most intimate and personal moments, and in turn, bring Instagram’s global community in on the joy and celebration.”
The Keeping Up with the Kardashians star also took to Instagram to share the news of the birth of her daughter, after having managed to stay out of the spotlight during her pregnancy.