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Rubio weighs in on Kim Kardashian-Kanye West baby name

Chris Moody, Yahoo News
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You probably didn't wake up this morning wondering what Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio thought about Kim Kardashian and Kanye West naming their new baby "North." (Congratulations! You're normal, unlike us.) Thankfully, talk radio host Andrea Tantaros asked Rubio about the celebrity couple's newborn on her show Friday.

"You're probably only going to get this question from me today," Tantaros told Rubio during an interview. "Kanye West named his baby with Kim Kardashian 'North West.' Do you think that's a slight to Florida? Should they have named him 'South East?'"

"Oh gosh, I guess we could just wait for another baby," Rubio said. "That's going to be an interesting birth certificate."

Tantaros also congratulated Rubio on the Miami Heat's victory in the NBA Championship on Thursday night and asked if he partied hard with LeBron James the night before.

"Oh no," Rubio said. "Those days are long gone."

As our dedicated readers will recall, Rubio was once a regular on the Miami nightclub circuit, which he wrote about in his memoir, "An American Son."

Here's an excerpt from a South Beach foam party, which Rubio described in the book:

One night, near the end of the South Beach season, my friends and I made plans to attend one of our favorite South Beach haunts for a 'foam party,' where oceans of white foam are dropped from the ceiling and you find yourself dancing in it up to your waist.

...That night, near midnight, I looked up and watched the foam descend from the ceiling. It was a sight to behold. Then my beeper buzzed....

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