July 16th, 2013
09:53 AM ET
Mom-to-be Fergie changes her name
Before she'll be called "Mom," pregnant singer Fergie is undergoing another name change.
Although the Black Eyed Peas star has been known professionally as Fergie, fans know that she was born Stacy Ann Ferguson. It's a moniker that dates all the way back to her "Kids Incorporated" and Wild Orchid days, when she was a member of that '90s girl group.
Now, however, Fergie wants to make her stage name permanent. According to reports, the 38-year-old has filed documents in a Los Angeles County courthouse to legally be known as Fergie Duhamel.
That way, she'll also share the last name of her husband, actor Josh Duhamel.
The couple, who've been married for four years, are expecting their first child this year.
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Your a dear but controlled -the hub in the picture above is not degraded and they get along-What you just did
was degraded by your girlfriend.
Get into the que and will wait...thank you boys.
She is so beautiful.
with make up
Snoop-Fegi for the win!
I dunno – a "Fergie Duhamel" sounds like something you'd ask for at a Texas brothel that involves having a prairie dog forced into places a that prairie dog was never intended to go.
...and only you would know that!
In Montana we call that a "furry Duhamel"
Carl... finally something worth a good laugh. Well played.
hugs too all.
no actually we know everything about her.
I think they are the cutes couple, you never hear any dirt about them, they just keep living their lives like normal people which will be great for the baby. I then so much, keep up to good work.
I like it. They've been together for a while now. And in a more traditional way, she is taking his last name, a sign of their affection for one another. She's known as Fergie, so changing the first name, officially makes sense too. These are role models to those who take relationships seriously.
And next month she will change her name to T-Ferg.
Then the artist formerly known as Ferg.
Then Ringo for some unknown reason.
Her child will just call her mommy-licious.
LOVE THAT – TBAY!
A famous wife taking the husband's last name...how novel.
I still don't know much about her, but, I liked the character he played on AMC. What's wrong w/the name Stacy Duhamel, anyways? She can still use Fergie for her stage name.
I think they are a really cute couple. Probably, everyone calls her Fergie, so I guess I can see the change. Nobody's business but hers, I guess. At least she's not changing it to Moon Rocket, or something crazy like that.
Thought she was going to change it to "Snoop Lioness" or something stupid like that.
Good for her to add her husband's surname as her own. That is the common sense thing to do instead of all the posturing some people do with the hyphens and so forth. How much easier for handling their affairs and for their child and hopefully children. Good for you Fergie!!!
Why? She chose to give up her name and that's great for her, but what's wrong with a woman keeping her name? I did when I was married and never had a problem, and I'm far from the only woman who doesn't want to subject herself to the hassle of changing all of her identification because of marriage.
Is hyphenating a name that difficult??? Its not that different than saying your full name. Life is easy enough for most people.