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Do you think it's trendy when celebs name their kids weird stuff?

Do you think it's cool to name your kids Inspektor Pilot, Moxie Crimefighter, or even Apple? Or are these people giving their kids extra baggage for the future?


Asked by Shanna84 at 10:22 AM on Oct. 7, 2010 in Entertainment

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  • i think they are trying to be unique but really they are setting the kids up for failure..

    Answer by shay1130 at 10:26 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I think there's a difference between unique names and names that are just plain stupid IMO. Inspector to me is stupid, no offense.

    Answer by jacksmom3707 at 10:24 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • They might as well tattoo "Please beat me up" on their kids

    Answer by Zakysmommy at 10:26 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I don't think it's trendy, I think it's stupid!

    Answer by nmmama09 at 11:16 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I can appreciate a unique name. However, I think some celebs can go waaaay off into left field with a baby name.

    Lisa Bonet---one of the Cosby show sisters, named her son Nakoa-Wolf Manakauapo Namakaeha. There is a mouthful for ya!

    Answer by CaseyErin at 4:43 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Kinda like MJ's boy they named Blanket... really? Wth? Why name a kid Blanket?

    Answer by Gremlyn1980 at 10:29 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I see nothing wrong with the name Apple- it brings to mind something sweet, good smelling and is cute and pleasant sounding IMO.

    I think celebrity boy names are much stranger than the girl names- Guggi Q. Hewson? Zowie? Sage Moonblood?


    Answer by IhartU at 10:40 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • MJ's kid has an actual name..Blanket is his nickname. BUT..his name is Prince Michael the second (I believe..with the older boy being the first) Not too much better actually! lol

    But, yeah, giving a child a really weird out-there name does NOT make them anymore "special". All children are unique & special in their own way regardless of their name. Some of these names are just awful. I think celebrities do this to draw attention to themselves. A big "Hey look what I named MY kid! Isn't it unique?! Aren't I just so creative?!?" (like me! like me! like me!). I'm sure its a big ego boost for them to see their child's name being discussed all over the place.

    Answer by lisa89j at 10:41 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • I like Moxie...that is a super cute name! I like apple too. If you don't think fo the fruit, it's a cute name & i betcha it will grow on her. She'll probably be a great lil! FYI, blanket was MJ's son's nick name...nit his birth name. I call my daughter Moose...or Moosie. Weird..but it just stuck.

    I think a lot of celebs have a thwarted view of reality. I don't think they are "trying" to be anything. I think they just have peculiar taste because of their messed up take on reality.

    I don't think they are setting up thier kids for failure at all. That is a bit harsh. What's in a name anyway? My DD has a very different name. Her name is Tulsi. But, i get LOTS of compliments on it.


    Answer by samurai_chica at 11:27 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • i do like the reason why gwyneth paltrow says she named her daughter apple. she said her dad always told her that she was the "apple" in his eye...i thought that was sweet.

    Answer by shay1130 at 11:49 AM on Oct. 7, 2010