40 People Whose First Names Were Ruined By Pop Culture

Published 5 years ago

The unfortunate reality is that you cannot choose your own name at birth and it’s up to your parents to pick out a good one. Sometimes you get the generic “Mike” and “John”, an occasional “Brittany” and “Anthony” and then you can get dealt an unfortunate card and be named “Karen” or “Alexa” – and there’s nothing you can do but deal with it.

People online are sharing the ways pop culture ruined their first names and some of them are hilariously unfortunate. From Luke’s and Annie’s to Clinton’s and Zelda’s, check out the people whose first names were ruined by pop culture in the gallery below!

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