Jessica Biel becomes JT: 'I really won the jackpot of names'
October 26th, 2012
10:25 AM ET

Jessica Biel becomes JT: 'I really won the jackpot of names'

There are now two JTs in showbiz.

“Yes, I'm changing my name,” Jessica Biel told People.

The 30-year-old “Total Recall” star, who wed Justin Timberlake, 31, on October 19 in a custom pink Giambattista Valli Haute Couture gown, told the magazine she’ll still be known as JB professionally.

“[B]ut for life, yes, I think it sounds great,” she added. “I think I really won the jackpot of names.”

The actress will next appear as Vera Miles in “Hitchcock,” which is expected to open in limited theaters on November 23.


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  1. george

    to bad they got married over a year ago at a private resort in mt.

    November 23, 2012 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Real marriage

    Bet this marriage lasts longer than Kim K's ....

    November 5, 2012 at 5:10 pm | Report abuse |
  3. The Real Jessical Biehl

    She's the perfect wife - The Real Justin Timberlake should be proud–

    October 30, 2012 at 2:55 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Hot Carl

    The saw the two of them sharing a Pittsburg Platter at Nobu in NYC last weekend. They followed it up with a pot of Cleveland Steamers and some Alabama Hot Pockets. I offered them a ride home, but they said they were taking the Alaskan Pipeline.

    October 30, 2012 at 12:50 pm | Report abuse |
  5. i am sooooooooooo

    happy justin dumped cameron...she's was gross

    October 29, 2012 at 8:07 pm | Report abuse |
  6. TheTownLaugh

    Cameron - she's digusting–

    October 29, 2012 at 7:53 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Poor Cameron

    She makes her husband, uncles, aunts and basically everyone she is near look bad. Nobody respects her and never
    will. Cameron is a basically a loser....The real Jessica Biehl is much better for Justin–he treats her husband like
    a king and he deserves it for putting up with that Cameron b–tch for 10 years

    October 29, 2012 at 7:44 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Marriage

    town press said marriage is a mess...will not last much longer..he will move away....

    October 29, 2012 at 7:40 pm | Report abuse |
  9. great marriage

    the real justin and jessica are a real marriage - not the sham –

    October 29, 2012 at 6:41 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Mr. Lee.

    *ir-regardless. excuse that.

    October 29, 2012 at 3:39 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Mr. Lee.

    And babba booey. What makes you think that irregardless is a double negative???.... irr-regard. I do not see two negatives. Was it in the sentance structure? I dont` see, could you explain?... Please exclude sarcasim..... If possible.

    October 29, 2012 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • TriumphTheInsultComicDog

      I'll take a stab at this one. It's in the word structure. Ir-regardless being the word. "Ir" is a negative prefix even when hyphenated. Regard is the root word. "less" is a negative suffix. When regard and less are combined the prefix "Ir" becomes pointless and adding it creates a double negative.

      October 30, 2012 at 6:09 am | Report abuse |
  12. Mr. Lee.

    I may not be able to spell worth a lick, but who are you trying to amuse? I guess i am not able to find why it is so funny. Explain, please. Is there any reason to be crude? This is supposed to be about two people geting married, I do think it is odd that this is considerd newsworthy... Not about poop. How does the two subjects relate? I do not see your point of view. It would be nice to find out how a body function is so funny..

    October 29, 2012 at 3:22 pm | Report abuse |
    • TriumphTheInsultComicDog

      Mr Lee: good that you can admit your problems with grammar. Thats a step toward correcting them. Who are we trying to amuse? Anyone with a sense of humor and appreciation for off-the-wall antics. Must we be crude? Yep. That would be the off-the-wall part of it. "This is supposed to be about two people getting married". Oh so now your telling us what we can talk about??? What happened to "Do you know what freedom is? They can do what they want"??? Looks your idea of freedom is skewed. Just because what's being said doesn't suit your taste it doesn't give you the right to dictate what can be talked about. How DO the two relate? A number of ways. Some news stories like ones about celebrity weddings are pretty s**tty. Sometimes the celebrities themselves can be. There-in the poop can become a fitting part of the commentary. As for being able to see the humor in it, don't bother. Until you get some intelligence, a sense of humor, and less of a sense of self-righteousness you won't be able to. Now i have a special fat and nutty turd to leave on your face. You have become my favorite person......FOR ME TO POOP ON!!!

      October 30, 2012 at 5:48 am | Report abuse |
  13. Meh

    Idiocy in motion

    October 29, 2012 at 1:10 pm | Report abuse |
  14. TriumphTheInsultComicDog

    Let's not forget his mistake of "Common since" instead of "common sense". I just love when barely literate morons try to lecture on the proper english and grammar that they know so little about. They make such fine posts......FOR ME TO POOP ON!!! Babba Booey, you sir are correct. This stupidity does indeed call for a double dose. Matter of factly, i might just let loose a runny one for this!

    October 29, 2012 at 9:42 am | Report abuse |
  15. Can't take the truth?

    i love jess and jus - they do not live dysfuntionally which is the key to a relationship...i agree with the positive bloggers....my life is basically quiet and i want my serious relationship the same way...after a days work..i want to stay with him and not have drama after 13 hours of work insanity.

    October 29, 2012 at 8:29 am | Report abuse |
  16. ahhhh

    the real justin and the real jessica are the prime example of what young couples should be doing nowadays.
    they are serious, love each other and jessica does not manipulate the situation .. she' lets justin be justin and
    that is why the marriage will work.

    October 29, 2012 at 8:23 am | Report abuse |
  17. Elea Lee

    Gosh, I hope they make it

    October 29, 2012 at 2:14 am | Report abuse |
  18. Mr. Lee.

    Oh..... Btw. irregardless is a word. You just have to know what a dictionary is to know that it is indeed a word.

    October 29, 2012 at 12:06 am | Report abuse |
    • Babba Booey

      yes, it is indeed a word but is a double negative, rendering it somewhat useless. Also, while it is found in the dictionary it is not used when speaking proper English. Of course, you wouldn't recognize this because you posted that you wouldn't "waist" your time... Perhaps the word "waste" would be more suitable. I shall now contact Triumph the Insult Comic Dog so that we may administer a well deserved double dose of pooh upon your body.

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      TriumphTheInsultComicDog says:
      October 28, 2012 at 8:41 pm
      While i myself probably would not care to spend time with them, i can certainly identify with the urge to poop on them. In fact i wonder where they are now. I feel the need to pinch a steamer off.

      October 29, 2012 at 1:37 am | Report abuse |
    • Tina

      Why is this so confusing for people? "Irrespective" and "regardless" mean the same thing; i.e., "nonetheless" or "without regard to."

      The "ir" is a prefix for "respective," not "regardless," which already has the suffix "less" and needs no "ir," lest it become a double negative. Sheesh! It's called ninth-grade writing, people!

      November 4, 2012 at 1:55 pm | Report abuse |
  19. Mr. Lee.

    I am not going to waist my time worring what a 13 yearold thinks..... sorry "Stinkypants" You can judge a man`s charecter by what he thinks is laughable. And "sophi" The statment I made is probbably true in your case. Sorry if I offended you.

    October 29, 2012 at 12:03 am | Report abuse |
    • TriumphTheInsultComicDog

      And you most certainly can judge a persons CHARACTER by the way that the way that they self-righteously look down on others over their perceived sense of humor. Such self-righteousness makes a person a fine target......FOR ME TO POOP ON!!!

      October 29, 2012 at 10:07 am | Report abuse |
  20. TriumphTheInsultComicDog

    No no bieber prefers to take it from huge fat men. Justin hooks up with homeless men beneat bridges and over passes.

    October 28, 2012 at 10:57 pm | Report abuse |
  21. Herman Munster

    This is soooooo confusing!.....I thought Justin Bieber had the Hots for Timberlake? Did they breakup?

    October 28, 2012 at 10:08 pm | Report abuse |
  22. Marriage--Much Happiness and Success

    the real jessica and the real justin..are a decent couple - they are not dysfunctional people she is not a controlling beetch so that's a plus and he is easy going ... the marriage is a perfect fit. they will have a peaceful marriage/relationship which is what i believe in.

    October 28, 2012 at 5:48 pm | Report abuse |
  23. my friend just said...

    there are women who have their husbands names and their marriages stink...as long the couple "work out" who the f-ck cares anymore!! my friend use her first name-last name(she was born with) and husbands last name. her father died so to keep his memory alive she still keeps her last name when she was single as her middle name–

    October 28, 2012 at 5:43 pm | Report abuse |
  24. my cousin who is married 23 years said

    "who the f-ck cares i took my husbands name 23 years ago-the public could care less about it"

    they have a great marriage and thought that comment was ridiculous and controlling

    October 28, 2012 at 5:36 pm | Report abuse |
  25. The plopper

    Id like to spend time with them...and then poop on them.

    October 28, 2012 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • TriumphTheInsultComicDog

      While i myself probably would not care to spend time with them, i can certainly identify with the urge to poop on them. In fact i wonder where they are now. I feel the need to pinch a steamer off.

      October 28, 2012 at 8:41 pm | Report abuse |
  26. pk

    Yeah I took my husbands' last name too. This is considered newsworthy? Who F'ing cares????

    October 28, 2012 at 4:05 pm | Report abuse |
  27. Mr. Lee.

    What I have observed is that a lot of people are saying stuff like " It`s a shame that she doesn`t respect herself enough to keep her last name." Why are you getting all up tight about it. They live in America. Do you know what "Freedom" is? They can do what they want. Irregardless of what you guys want to happen, it is up to them. And since when did poop jokes become funny? It shows that your IQ. is probably less than your shoe size.

    October 28, 2012 at 3:24 pm | Report abuse |
  28. suzie scharzen

    the real jessica in the picture above is real and is a classy young woman. her marriage should be smooth sailing.

    October 28, 2012 at 2:29 pm | Report abuse |
  29. EqualHuman

    Sad she did not value herself enough to keep her own name.

    October 28, 2012 at 1:53 pm | Report abuse |
  30. Helmut Von sheizenheimer

    I'd like to see her leave a chocolate present on my face.

    October 28, 2012 at 1:02 pm | Report abuse |
  31. justin timberlake

    I will take all of her money as well....

    October 28, 2012 at 10:53 am | Report abuse |
  32. i see a good thing

    with justin and jessica....she's not a controlling betch–his family loves her and that is also very important.

    October 28, 2012 at 10:12 am | Report abuse |
  33. fake intelligent route- doesn't work here

    the real Jessica Biehl in the photo above.... will a proper wife to her husband.

    October 28, 2012 at 10:10 am | Report abuse |
  34. The real Justin Timberland bangs women

    and always did-dont ever ever be fooled by a nerdy looking person....

    October 28, 2012 at 10:02 am | Report abuse |
  35. alyssa mulatto

    Pointless story....changing her name but keeping her professional name. Ok? Does it really matter what is on her driver's license? She will still be Biel in the movies.

    October 28, 2012 at 9:37 am | Report abuse |
  36. dubya

    Jt is still in the closet with oprah and vinnie barberino

    October 28, 2012 at 9:27 am | Report abuse |
  37. justin timberlake

    I'm a gaaaay douch.This marriage is just a cover up.

    October 28, 2012 at 9:15 am | Report abuse |
  38. i am so glad...

    men are getting stronger and realize they don't have to put up with these evil digusting wives anymore that basically
    treat them like crap and manipulate them financially.

    jessica Biehl(in the picture above) is the real deal and a perfect example of how a wife should act.

    October 28, 2012 at 8:37 am | Report abuse |
  39. GoodTeam

    if your wife has a bad reputation..that can be a huge problem in a marriage and an embarrassment to him..how do they get in bed with them...gross-my whole body is shaking.

    the real jessica in the picture above is a nice person and people respond to her....who wants a wife people cannot stand.
    after what i have heard in this last week about certain couples....it is truly amazing the lies and control these men deal with.

    i've just men a man who is wonderful and hope its exactly like the real justin timberlake and the real jessica biel's relationship is quiet and normal.

    October 28, 2012 at 7:32 am | Report abuse |
  40. TUXX

    Its a good thing to make a choice but be sure is a lastin one

    October 28, 2012 at 6:19 am | Report abuse |
  41. scott G

    Who cares ? They are spoiled overpaid full of themselves egotistic babys . I worry about our troops not some idiots name

    October 28, 2012 at 5:25 am | Report abuse |
  42. TriumphTheInsultComicDog

    My guess is she chose pink for her dress color because she wanted to have 1 thing about her that was pink for wedding night.

    October 28, 2012 at 3:39 am | Report abuse |
  43. Mr. Lee.

    I am of the opinion that "bob" in the comments up at the top is either a 13 year old or a dude with no life....... I find some of these comments on how we worship cleberties hilarious.Nobody forced you to read this artical..... Common since people. Well, there is a saying.... "Everyone has an opinion...... You might want to hang on to your`s." You just sound like bigots, honestly.

    October 28, 2012 at 2:52 am | Report abuse |
  44. TriumphTheInsultComicDog

    I'd love to give Jessica a cleveland steamer myself. She has such a nice chest......FOR ME TO POOP ON!!!

    October 28, 2012 at 2:49 am | Report abuse |
  45. Junior

    Time to take a massive dump.

    October 28, 2012 at 1:22 am | Report abuse |
  46. Snoofie

    There's only one "JT" in show business that matters - and it sure as hell isn't Justin Timberlake or this chick, either.

    October 27, 2012 at 7:13 pm | Report abuse |
  47. Name*rAChel

    Goodluck

    October 27, 2012 at 3:35 pm | Report abuse |
  48. Sandie

    hope it lasts, they will have to be like paul newman and joann woodward if they want to make it. make their family life first and their careers second. don't get sucked in to all the hollywood garbage keep it real and enjoy just being in love.

    October 27, 2012 at 2:33 pm | Report abuse |
  49. cynical...

    good for jessica – not often you will find a person willing to date/marry somebody with herpes! derek jeters gift lasts long after he upgrades to a newer model...

    October 27, 2012 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
  50. Macmb

    I am glad she is changing her name and keeping tradition. Its a huge sign of a true union when a woman takes her husbands name. I wish them all the best in their traditional marriage when this country is mostly worried about gays and their dysfunctional unions.

    October 27, 2012 at 12:14 pm | Report abuse |
  51. Bobby

    I am dissapointed in america! I wonder if their is a direct ratio of americans i.q. Going down when sales of people magazine go up? This is not the country i love anymore when we are to enamored with the comings and goings of celebritys. Why do we worship at the alter of kardashian?

    October 27, 2012 at 12:12 pm | Report abuse |
  52. Bobby

    Get a life people! Why are you all in to the celebrity culture? Thats one of the things wrong with this country. everyones into the lives of people that dont affect them! I wonder how many people on this thread dont have jobs? Spend time with your own kids instead of worying about mr and mrs justin timberlake having their own!

    October 27, 2012 at 12:02 pm | Report abuse |
    • Bob

      Do you have a job? Why aren't you playing with your kids? You obviously cared enough about celebrity gossip to click on the article, read it, and then make a comment.

      October 27, 2012 at 1:38 pm | Report abuse |
  53. Boken

    justin is the best and cute as a button

    October 27, 2012 at 9:10 am | Report abuse |
    • TriumphTheInsultComicDog

      Uh Justin is totally gay. Jessica is his closet. Secretly he loves to have homeless men give him rusty trombones. I must give him some credit though. He has a nice face......FOR ME TO POOP ON!!!

      October 28, 2012 at 3:00 am | Report abuse |
  54. Chuckle head

    Dry hump da fn dog out of her justin stain yur shorts and be done wit it! next

    October 27, 2012 at 9:05 am | Report abuse |
  55. DIVORCE

    the real jess and the real justin appear to be a serious couple–she treats him like a king.

    October 27, 2012 at 8:29 am | Report abuse |
  56. Comment

    JT^2 = JT (Squared)

    October 27, 2012 at 8:27 am | Report abuse |
  57. wallawallawill

    hopefully they don't become a dyfunctional couple.

    October 27, 2012 at 8:26 am | Report abuse |
  58. Name*Elmo Riffcan

    It is always a blessing to see stars make the right vs the wrong decision about last names.
    Now it is time for all of us to hold hands and sing as we dance around the camp fire.
    It doesn't make sense does it?
    JT and JT forever,how cute.

    October 27, 2012 at 8:02 am | Report abuse |
  59. Whydoucare

    i think taking your husbandds lastname and completely dropping your lastname is a little dated and medicro...but to each there own.. Its Def old school and old fashioned and Very Very traditional of a american ..but i when i got married combined my lastname with my husbands for instance..(mylastnamea-husbandslastname) and yeah..it suited me better becuz i am NOT letting my lastname idenity and culture disappear like soo many other females chose to do there fore losing themselfs in theyre husbands family culture and lastname unless they share the same culture than thats les sshocking but anyways thas just my personal beliefs more power to anyone else who choses to think differently!

    October 27, 2012 at 6:28 am | Report abuse |
  60. Whydoucare

    .

    October 27, 2012 at 6:26 am | Report abuse |
  61. Ok.

    Jessical Biel? Is a little black kid the editor at CNN?

    October 27, 2012 at 6:02 am | Report abuse |
  62. the real justin and the real jessica

    they are in love and not dysfunctional. she doesn't own him.

    October 27, 2012 at 5:47 am | Report abuse |
  63. Fallen Butt

    jessica is popular everywhere...when she is shopping in the LA....she's stops in every single store to have some
    laughs with all the owners.

    October 27, 2012 at 5:45 am | Report abuse |
  64. BulletButt

    the couple in the picture above operate on love not dysfunction.

    October 27, 2012 at 5:42 am | Report abuse |
  65. Babba Booey

    As someone mentioned earlier, I would gladly pooh on both of them. A steamer, if that's what it takes...

    October 27, 2012 at 3:41 am | Report abuse |
  66. Shirlene

    Happy for anyone who finds love.Wishing them happiness while growing old together.

    October 27, 2012 at 2:50 am | Report abuse |
  67. talkic.com

    She married well.

    October 27, 2012 at 2:31 am | Report abuse |
  68. Coconut

    I'm so sick of CNN and their f@&kin typos. Jessical? Really? You're in such a hurry to get a headline that proof reading is now optional??

    October 27, 2012 at 1:31 am | Report abuse |
  69. ottomedic51

    I think it's great Jessica is taking Justin's last name. I have more respect for actress' who decide to do that. Still don't understand why she wore a pink wedding dress, but to each their own. I hope the Timberlakes have a long, loving marriage with children to love..

    October 27, 2012 at 1:13 am | Report abuse |
    • Belén

      Why change women their own name ,in Spain women keep their both parents names and of course loved their husbands

      October 27, 2012 at 5:12 am | Report abuse |
    • TriumphTheInsultComicDog

      My guess is she chose pink for her dress color because she wanted to have 1 thing about her that was pink for wedding night.

      October 28, 2012 at 3:38 am | Report abuse |
  70. AMEENA BEYAH

    I am very happy for the new Mrs. Justin Timberlake.Next thing is to work on having those beautiful babies!

    October 27, 2012 at 1:11 am | Report abuse |
  71. mike hunt

    i was a cute devil, once, my mon m said, when i was like 6 years old

    October 26, 2012 at 11:27 pm | Report abuse |
  72. carol

    i would have to agree– the press likes her.

    October 26, 2012 at 10:26 pm | Report abuse |
  73. JustinandJessGossip

    justin timberlake has a great voice and also can dance his head off....i heard he's back in the studio...i hope so. i love watching these young people dance and sing–it makes me feel good!

    i agree he does look like a nerdy guy but he's a tiger on stage....the last musical dancing he did with madonna 2 yrs ago called "4 min to save the world" was fantastic ...

    jessica is well like by the press and they appear to care for each other...not sure why the press is saying the marriage is not going to work.

    October 26, 2012 at 9:39 pm | Report abuse |
  74. I'm really Bil Cosby

    This is very important news.

    October 26, 2012 at 9:22 pm | Report abuse |
  75. Tim W.

    BAN all marriage !

    October 26, 2012 at 8:17 pm | Report abuse |
  76. bob

    Jessica Biel is like a 6. She is a decent actress and seems sweet, but I will never understand her being considered amazingly beautiful. Justin Timberlake looks exactly like a nerdy guy I went to high school with. Dude has a personal trainer and he is a good dancer. His voice is mediocre and his songs are completely generic and bad even for dance music. he keeps tryong to become a movie star and he is a crappy actor. They are like a C celebrity couple. Congrats.

    October 26, 2012 at 8:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • Tanya

      ^ damn you're pretty salty. they are a hot couple. i'm sure they look better than you and your girl.

      October 26, 2012 at 9:15 pm | Report abuse |
    • bob

      Jessica biel is on par with my girlfriend. I have dated girls that make her look ugly. I used to do modeling and Ive been told I look like a mix of Rob Lowe and and a young Harry Hamlin. So honestly no, they arent. I say that with all humility, I dont have anything against them personally, I just find that fame really skews peoples opinion on average looking people.

      October 26, 2012 at 9:37 pm | Report abuse |
    • Gonzo650

      bob maybe you were too busy lookin at Adam sander in good luck chuck to notice how smokin hot Jessica biel was. Definitely not a 6

      October 27, 2012 at 11:23 pm | Report abuse |
  77. nancy

    And why can't she be Jessica Timberlake 7/24? If you marry a man – then you should take his name privately and professionally.So everyone will know the bond that you have and respect it.

    October 26, 2012 at 7:29 pm | Report abuse |
    • nancy

      Especially the women who think marriage vows are there to be broken......like dale......

      October 26, 2012 at 7:31 pm | Report abuse |
  78. Debbie

    They will have beautiful babies

    October 26, 2012 at 5:44 pm | Report abuse |
  79. Chuckle head

    I wish them the best but who really gives a flying jahouza what her last name is or how cvte it sounds or looks on paper give me a break!

    October 26, 2012 at 5:37 pm | Report abuse |
  80. Stinky Pants

    Her attractiveness is declining rapidly. In another 5 years she may very well be hideous. Now excuse me while I defecate on my neighbor's front porch.

    October 26, 2012 at 5:16 pm | Report abuse |
  81. Jesus fukn Christ

    Is let her shiezer on my face.

    October 26, 2012 at 5:15 pm | Report abuse |
  82. mstee

    Im so happy for Jesstin! They both seem like the long relationship type!

    October 26, 2012 at 4:56 pm | Report abuse |
  83. Lonnie

    I think it is great that she did that. I really hope they make it.

    October 26, 2012 at 4:38 pm | Report abuse |
  84. Jess

    why are people saying 2-5 years...and she's out of there.

    October 26, 2012 at 1:47 pm | Report abuse |
  85. Michelle

    I think that is really sweet. It doesn't seem to happen that much with stars these days. I wish them the best. May they never get divorced and have many decades of happiness together (and happy children).

    October 26, 2012 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse |

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