Every time a celebrity announces they're expecting, the baby-name speculation begins (we're looking at you, GOOP.)
Names have ranged from the unique (Jessica Alba's new daughter Haven) to the, well, original (Jason Lee's son Pilot Inspektor) to the comic book-inspired (Nic Cage's son Kal-El).
Magician Penn Jillette, father of son Zolten and daughter Moxie CrimeFighter, spoke with CNN's Piers Morgan on Tuesday night about the thought behind those monikers.
Jillette's explanation for his son's name isn't that unusual; his wife Emily's last name is Zolten. The explanation for Moxie CrimeFighter, however, is a bit more complicated.
Moxie is the brand name of a beverage; the word has since come to mean courage or determination. As for the middle name, Penn says he gets blamed for it, but it was his wife's idea.
She wasn't interested in giving Moxie a middle name since she didn't have one, but Penn pushed the issue. A staff member suggested "CrimeFighter" because of a line from one of Penn's books and his wife said go for it.
And it turns out the name worked to mom's advantage. Penn says his wife got pulled over for speeding with the kids in the car. She told the officer she had Moxie CrimeFighter in the back seat and he let her off with a warning.
...I'm thinking that may not work so well for little Kal-El Cage.
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Are you even a m*tha f****n factor beeeotch? Meh, I would say NO! C.Crack is a good guy. Put some time in at work and not worrying about what time they comment. Lahhhhhooooser
Oh, look who's here to defend his savior... a retarded kid... your comment butchers the English language so bad...
You know it's just "Loser" right??? Spelling it out the way you did is pretty... flaming.
Someone should name their child Sh!tStain.
This is a prime example that just because you have money does not mean that you have class.
i take back all the rude idiotic comments i have made. this team of e-people are serious and i cant handle being chastised like that again.
Looks like the kids can't make a comeback so they attempt to frame me... I'm flattered you tried using my alias... too bad you're too incompetent to make it work.
@ the fake Get a room
Yawn... learn to write like the guy before you pose as him. You don't even write proper sentences.
Wow, the charlie whack team is at it again. They must love getting their e-props from each other.
You don't need a troll to make you look bad... you're on Marquee Blogs commenting like you're a VIP (and commenting regularly might I add)... I think that's bad enough.
u dont know anything. they run this blog
Yeah, they will give you a VIP for that comment. A "Very Important Pimp-Slap". They stick together dude. Watch out!
Boring... try again.
Are you serious? Shyt Sandwich, Doo Doo McCoy and Fart Manure? You are crazy!
Oh yeah. Im gonna name my next one ShytBox Derby or ButtCrack Wilson.
Now see @CharlieCrack I don't mention mom's all this other stuff doesn't mean anything I'm not mad I just don't give a d*mn.
Could give a d@mn about any of it either......relax......be good........
Let's all play nice... Geeze.
@Lloyd- Sorry man.....trolls all over me today......that's ok though.....they are enamored by me, but like to make me look bad........I apologize for the drama.....I'm with you, play nice geez.........be safe, be good
Charlie Crack, the CNN timestamp says you commented at 1:33 AM... wow you must have no life.
Maybe he taint from where you are, Gestapo. Maybe he works graveyard. Maybe he is on his lunch break. Maybe he's just a no life Stoner....
Good one Starfire now eat it.
@who gives a damn – you're crabby because you want your diaper changed!
@who gives a d*mn........your mamas calling.......street lights are on........we don't care about you or your childish comments......
Who gives a d*mn- You have the perfect name, because I don't give a d*mn about your comments!
Stfu Moon Pie Eater you are nasty.
I feel for the kids.. stupid parents!
Why do people name their kids with these crazy names. Don't parents realize you are stuck with their little joke for the rest of your life! Like Frank Zappa named his kid moon unit. Thanks, Dad for the great name!
I know just what you mean, whenever tell people my name thay allways ask the same question.
More stupid stuff I don't care about this I just didn't any of the kids to say firsty.I'd like to be first to kick them in the a** haha
Firsty again! I'm on a roll!
I named my kids Shyt Sandwich, Doo Doo McCoy and Fart Manure.
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