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P. Diddy Returns to Being Puff Daddy

Sean P. Diddy wants to be known as Puff Daddy again.

The rap mogul - real name Sean Combs - announced in 2001 that he had changed his stage name to P. Diddy, but started using the moniker he was best known by in the late '90s again this week, as he took to Twitter to share a teaser for his upcoming video "Big Homie," in which he introduces himself as Puff Daddy.

The 44-year-old star, who is gearing up to release his first album in four years, titled MMM, this year, hit back at fans for criticizing him for making another name change and insisted he's simply going back to the name he has "always used." Addressing the issue on Monday, the record producer tweeted, "For the record, I did not change my name. I always have been and always will be PUFF DADDY! smile Be cool Man lol #MMM #BigHomie RT!!!! [sic]." He later asked, "#DIDDYORDADDY ???"

The rapper, who is also sometimes referred to by friends as Puff or Puffy, decided to change his name 13 years ago after he was acquitted on gun-possession and bribery charges in New York City.

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Jennifer Aniston Wants a Fresh Start with Name Change

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Movies, Weddings, Rumors,

Justin Theroux and Jennifer AnistonJennifer Aniston is planning a "fresh start" by changing her name.

The 44-year-old actress - who is engaged to Justin Theroux - is said to be discussing with her team the implications of using her married name in her professional life once she ties the knot as she hopes it will finally signal the end of her "unlucky-in-love" image.

"Jen has been consulting her therapist and management team about the implications of becoming Jennifer Theroux professionally. 'Jennifer Aniston' has become the poster girl for the 'unlucky-in-love girl next door who got dumped by Brad Pitt. Jen feels her name is no longer her own, but synonymous with a whole heap of baggage associated with her personal life. She wants a fresh start and she also wants the world to know how madly in love she is with Justin," a source said.

Jennifer is considering the impact changing her name could have on her earning potential, but those close to her believe a different moniker won't matter as she is so famous already.

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Portia de Rossi Taking Ellen’s Name

Portia de Rossi and Ellen DeGeneres on their wedding dayActress Portia de Rossi is taking on her wife ’ surname.

The 37-year-old actress - who married the talk show host almost two years ago - filed a petition in a Los Angeles court to formally become Portia DeGeneres. “Petitioner is taking the last name of her spouse,” court papers state.

Portia signed the documents in March this year and filed them in Los Angeles Superior Court on Friday, but the name change won’t be official until a hearing takes place on September 23. Although Portia is cementing the couple’s love for one another by changing her name, it doesn’t look as if children are on the cards for them

Ellen, 52, recently revealed she and Portia have no plans to start a family: “I don’t think we’re going to have kids. We have animals, and we love them. And, you know, we are brand new aunts. Her brother and his wife just had a baby girl who’s a month old now, and it’s fun to be a part of that. It’s just a huge responsibility, and I don’t know that that’s something we want to take on. We’re very happily married without children.”

Portia and Ellen married in front of 30 guests at their Beverly Hills home on August 16 2008.


Facebook Blacklist of Fake Names

Posted by Sheila Franklin Categories: Internet,

Alicia IstanbulIf you have an odd name, you may get locked out of Facebook. Now that the social networking site has over 200 million users, they constantly update a blacklist of names that people cannot use, such as those are obviously fake, like Batman, or some that relate to current events, like Susan Boyle. Even though Facebook was set up to use real names, it sometimes makes mistakes, as in the case of Alicia Istanbul, who got up one day and found her account temporarily canceled. Unfortunately, it may take time and a faxed ID as proof to get your account back if you become a casualty.

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