LAS VEGAS, NV – MARCH 18: L’Oreal Paris celebrates Celine Dion as the brand’s newest global spokesperson on March 18, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Denise Truscello/Getty Images for L’Oreal Paris).
We all do funny things when we’re drunk. Some of us get funnier. Some of us can’t stop laughing. Some of us rock out to our favorite album. Some of us dance. Some of us eat copious amounts of food. Some of us make bad decisions. Some of us shop. And some of us legally change our names.
Thomas Dodd did one of these things, and it’s pretty ridiculous. The UK gent was drinking champagne at home on Christmas Eve, enjoying your standard Céline Dion concert on the TV. In a drunken haze, he went online and spent $122 to fill out an official name-change form, to legally change his name to Céline Dion. He had no recollection of it the next day and didn’t know what he’d done until the paperwork arrived in the mail a few days later. But the funds had been deducted from his account, and as he realized it was legit, he got excited. He signed the docs and is going through with the name change!
indeed you can …
the only direct costs for the deed poll I did was some slightly heavier paper for my printer … (knowing that even though I did multiple originals it’d still get bashed about being trolled round)
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— Nicola Jayne Hodson (she/ her) (@NicolaJayneHod1) January 2, 2021
As a Céline Dion super-fan, he is ecstatic. Find the full story here.