Celebrities Whose Names You’ve Been Mispronouncing
As Destiny’s Boy or girl at the time sang, you greater “say my name.”
For a handful of stars, the chart-topping track could not be extra accurate. A-listers like Chrissy Teigen, Gal Gadot, Ralph Fiennes, Ariana Grande (sure, definitely!) and a lot of some others have dealt with men and women mispronouncing their names.
In 2018, the Cravings cookbook author dropped jaws when she exposed the correct way to say, Teigen—which is meant to be pronounced like Tie-Ghen, and not Tee-Ghen.
“It is been 25 decades. I am worn out of correcting persons and I hardly ever proper men and women,” she said through an look on Dwell With Kelly and Ryan. “You know, on Twitter, I am extremely outspoken and I appreciate to appropriate individuals on there but as considerably as like… if somebody does something completely wrong or phone calls me the incorrect identify, you can phone me anything at all. I’ll respond to it.”
Another star whose title folks get completely wrong? Charlize Theron. In spite of being a domestic title, the Hollywood star admitted that her previous name is pretty much usually stated incorrectly.
“They screw it up,” the Bombshell actress told Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Demonstrate in 2014. “I practically want to make an audiotape on how to pronounce my name.”