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Kim Kardashian’s Latest Confession About Her Weight

Also, she's legally changing her name on her passport to take Kanye's name

Kim Kardashian’s weight loss regimen is not going as smoothly as she’d hoped after the birth of daughter North West over a year ago, the star tweeted Tuesday.

But if she’s not losing pounds she’s losing something else– her original name. The star also revealed on Instagram that she’s officially taking Kanye West’s last name, and updating her passport to reflect the legal change. The caption read: New passport pic #Mrs.West #NameChange.

Is Kim following in Beyonce’s footsteps after the famous “Mrs. Carter” tour? Maybe we’re in the middle of another national flip-flop over the politics of name-changing. According to New York Magazine, of 19,000 newlyweds surveyed by TheKnot.com, only 8% kept their last names. But women with well-established careers, especially in the arts, tend to be more likely to keep their names, according to the Wall Street Journal. But if Beyonce and Kim Kardashian have anything to say about it, that might not be true much longer.

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