Macaulay Culkin has a new middle name picked by the internet

first_img Share your voice Merry Christmas to me, from all of you! My new middle name has been chosen. You voted and the winner is clear. In 2019 my new legal name will be:Macaulay Macaulay Culkin Culkin. It has a nice ring to it (if you like my name).#MerryChristmas— Macaulay Culkin (@IncredibleCulk) December 25, 2018 Tags Culkin didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment on whether he actually plans to head to the courthouse for an official name change. But as a guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last month, he assured the host he would.  Given the internet’s record with crowdsourced names (we’re looking at you unmanned submarine Boaty McBoatface), Culkin should probably just be happy his new middle name isn’t Macaulay McMacaulayface. ‘Cause that’s just confusing.  Culture: Your hub for everything from film and television to music, comics, toys and sports. Movie Magic: The secrets behind the scenes of your favorite films and filmmakers.  Home Alone with a new middle name.  Video screenshot by Amanda Kooser/CNET Actor Macaulay Culkin is ditching “Carson” for a new middle name: Macaulay Culkin. Too meta for you? Well, that’s the kind of middle name you get when you ask the internet to pick it for you.  In late November, the Home Alone actor asked the world to gift him a middle name for Christmas because “my middle name is something dumb … honestly, I can’t even remember it,” he shared on his website Bunny Ears.  After receiving hundreds of suggestions, he narrowed the field to his top five: Macaulay Culkin, Shark Week, Kieran (his actor-brother’s name), TheMcRibIsBack and Publicity Stunt. The public had a month to vote via Bunny Ears, which Culkin describes as a lifestyle site that’s “kind of like the Goop meets the Onion.” More than 100,000 votes came in. “You voted and the winner is clear,” the 38-year-old actor tweeted on Christmas. “In 2019, my new legal name will be Macaulay Macaulay Culkin Culkin. It has a nice ring to it (if you like my name.)”  center_img 0 Post a comment Onlinelast_img

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