Actor Russell Crowe

We all know that one person who isn’t trying to be funny just legitimately can’t pronounce or remember a particular celebrity’s name correctly. It happens so often that you, your friends, and your family refer to them by the same name as an inside joke. Here are some celebrity names that people just can’t get right.

1. Joseph Golden Rabbit

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“Every time I see Joseph Gordon Levitt, I remember the comment where someone’s Korean dad called him “Joseph Golden Rabbit,” so that’s who he is to me forever,” someone shared.

2. TinTin Tortellini

Director Quentin Tarantino
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“I couldn’t remember Quentin Tarantino’s name in a conversation, so I referred to him as TinTin Tortellini, and my boyfriend knew exactly who I was talking about, and the name has stuck ever since,” someone said.

3. Blinkin Park 82

Band Linkin Park
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“My dad combines Blink 182 and Linkin Park into Blinkin Park 82. Those were my favorite bands in middle school, and I know he did it to p*ss me off,” a person shared.

4. Dermot McDermot

Actor Dylan McDermott
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Somebody said, “My boyfriend and I always confuse Dermot Mulroney and Dylan McDermott, so now they’re both Dermot McDermot.”

5. Jokin

Actor Joaquin Phoenix
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“We were playing a celebrity guessing game, and my friend’s boyfriend kept guessing Jokin. We didn’t know who he was talking about. He meant Joaquin (Phoenix),” a person shared.

6. Timotei Chalamet

Actor Timothee Chalamet
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Someone said, “Timothee Chalamet is Timotei Chalamet in our house. Not because we don’t know it, just because it rhymes, and it’s nice to remember that lovely shampoo.”

7. Merman Wallet

Musician Morgan Wallen
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“My niece referred to Morgan Wallen as Merman Wallet at a family function, and now it’s the only way we say his name,” someone said.

8. Jenny Ortega

Actress Jenna Ortega
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A person said, “I thought it was Jenny Ortega. I was very surprised to find out it was Jenna, and it has always been Jenna. I still accidentally call her Jenny Ortega whenever I’m referring to her.”

9. Elongated Muskrat

Entrepreneur Elon Musk
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“Elon Musk is known as elongated muskrat in our house. I obviously didn’t come up with it, but I said it once, and it’s permanent now,” a person shared.

10. Henry Cavalli

Actor Henry Cavill
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“This is a kinda different situation, but up until last year, I thought that Henry Cavill was called Henry Cavalli. I don’t think I’ve ever heard it being pronounced, so I just read it wrong for years,” someone said.

11. Rickie Lee Strickland

Actor and musician Justin Timberlake
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Somebody shared, “At a family party many years ago; my mom referred to Justin Timberlake as Rickie Lee Strickland. We were so baffled about who she was referring to, and then once we figured it out, we were crying and laughing. So he’s always Rickie Lee to me.”

12. Matthew McChicken

Actor Matthew McConaughey
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“Matthew McConaughey is Matthew McChicken. I cannot spell his last name for the life of me,” a person said.

13. Morgan Film Man

Actor Morgan Freeman
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“a friend couldn’t remember Morgan Freeman’s name. It was on the tip of her tongue, so she ended up calling him Morgan Film Man,” someone shared.

14. Chorney Horkney

Singer and actor Chesney Hawkes
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Someone said, “Once when I was drunk and couldn’t remember Chesney Hawkes’ name, I kept desperately googling “Chorney Horkney.”

15. Jack Hughman

Actor Hugh Jackman
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“My mom called Hugh Jackman, Jack Hughman one time, and now it’s all he’s referred as between us,” someone said.

16. Buh-Jork

Musician Bjork
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“My wife tells a story about her ex-bf pronouncing the Icelandic Swan Princess Bjork as “Buh-jork.” “Jork” as in New York. She is now forever known as Buh-jork in my house,” someone said.

17. Richard Crowe

Actor Russell Crowe
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Somebody shared, “My grandfather calls Russell Crowe Richard. So in our house, he’s still Richard Crowe.”

Would These Popular TV Characters Survive Living in the Real World?

Actresses Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon
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When you watch a TV show, chances are you’re not thinking about the type of lifestyle the character is living. The whole point of TV is to get you caught up in your favorite characters’ “reality.” But, have you ever wondered if they would be able to support the lavish lifestyle they live in the real world? Would These Popular TV Characters Survive Living in the Real World?

13 Celebrity Rumors People Can’t Stop Talking About

Actor George Clooney
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Being in the limelight, celebrities are scrutinized for every move they make. Often, their actions are greatly embellished by the media. Social media, of course, only serve to spread the rumors like wildfire, whether there’s any truth to them or not. Here are 13 celebrity rumors people can’t stop talking about. 13 Celebrity Rumors People Can’t Stop Talking About

15 Nepo Babies Who Still Would Have Made it in Hollywood Even Without Their Family’s Help

Actress Jamie Lee Curtis
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Some actors and actresses shine so brightly with their raw talent. They’ve worked hard to get into the spotlight and gain recognition. Sometimes though, there are some who come with an upper hand on getting their foot in the door. Even if they didn’t have that help, they definitely would still make it. Recently, someone asked, “Which nepo baby do you think would have been able to make it without their family ties?” Here are some of the most popular answers. 15 Nepo Babies Who Still Would Have Made it in Hollywood Even Without Their Family’s Help

10 Comedies That Still Make People Laugh No Matter How Many Times They’ve Seen Them

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What’s the funniest comedy movie you’ve ever seen? One that makes you laugh from start to finish? A comedy with your sides splitting, or a comfort comedy you play on repeat? Mine is easily Stepbrothers. Here are the top-voted comedies the internet voted as the best for repeat laughter. 10 Comedies That Still Make People Laugh No Matter How Many Times They’ve Seen Them

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