Ashamed of your middle name? Well, don’t feel too bad, it could be Columcille. Yep, that’s Mel Gibson’s middle name. No wonder the guy is so angry all the time. He sounds like he’s been named after a cough medicine.
Sometimes celebs change their names, and with these bizarre monikers, who can blame them? Check out these celebrity middle names, and see whether they’re myth or fact!
Matt Paige Damon: Fact! It was his mother’s middle name, but I doubt childhood bullies cared.
Justin Marie Bieber: Myth! Bieber’s middle name is actually Drew. His girlfriend Selena Gomez’s middle name is Marie, however.
Star Bourbon Jones: Myth! But that’d be an awesome middle name, right? Star’s name is actually Starlet Marie Jones. She was born to be a diva.
Elton Hercules John: Fact! How is one of your names Hercules and you don’t go by that in life? Most badass middle name ever.
Hugh Mungo Grant: Fact! So yes, his name is Humongo. Were his parents hoping he’d go into porn, or what?
Adam Baum Lambert: Myth! But “Atom Bomb” would be a great stage name.
Hilary Erhard Duff: Fact! It was her dad’s middle name, too.
Kate Garry Hudson: Fact! Nope, it wasn’t her father’s last name or anything. Goldie Hawn just decided to name her Garry. Gee, thanks, Mom.
Nicolas Kim Cage: Fact! I don’t get it either. Is he half-Asian or something? I don’t know.
Arnold Maidbanger Schwarzenegger: Myth! Alright, we were just having fun with that one. His real middle name is Alois.
Russell Ira Crowe: Fact! Ira isn’t the manliest name, but I doubt anyone’s going to bring that to his attention.
Gisele Carlone Nonnenmacher Bundchen: Fact! Uh. Yeah, we’re gonna go with Gisele.
Ashton Elizabeth Kutcher: Myth! Come on, you didn’t buy that, did you? Ashton’s full name is Christopher Ashton Kutcher.
Uma Karuna Thurman: Fact! Uma’s parents were Buddhist. They named her after a Buddhist figurehead. Thurman says as a child, she often went by “Uma Karen.”
David Hornswaggle Beckham: Myth! It’s David Robert Joseph Beckham, but I doubt Hornswaggle would keep any of us from drooling over him.
Beyonce Giselle Knowles: Fact! The lesson here: if you want your daughter to grow up looking like a model, name her Giselle.
Jennifer Christmas Aniston: Myth! Her middle name is actually Joanna. Joanna was also her character’s name in Office Space.
Kiefer William Frederick Dempsey George Rufus Sutherland. Fact! He’s the only person whose birth certificate reads, “to be continued.”