taking husbands name

Boo, Boo, Hiss, Hiss: Terrible Feminist Jennifer Aniston Might Take Her Husband’s Name

Just kidding! You do what you want to do, girl. Jennifer Aniston is allegedly going to change her legal name to “Jennifer Theroux” when she weds Justin Theroux, supposedly because it sounds more “posh.” I could get on board with that if I married a Frenchy-sounding dude. Don’t let the haters get to you. More »


Chris O’Dowd’s New Wife Dawn Porter Combines Last Names Into “O’Porter”

Over the summer, “Bridesmaids” actor Chris O’Dowd married British writer/TV host Dawn Porter, who was also not keen on changing her professional name. She has a piece in UK Glamour about wanting to take on her husband’s name in the spirit of blending families, but at the same time not wanting to lose the last name that’s… More »


Hitched: What’s In A Name?

Last month, my boyfriend Patrick and I drank a bottle of Jim Beam at the lake and decided to get married. When we peeled our faces off a sticky, half-deflated air mattress the next morning, we asked ourselves two questions: first, did we still want to get married, and second, how about some Taco Bell? More »