Jennifer Aniston to change her name to ‘Jennifer Theroux’ because it sounds ‘posh’

Yesterday, we discussed Jennifer Aniston’s People Magazine cover (“Wedding Countdown!”) and I only excerpted from People’s online story (“She conquered the Oscars, and now Jennifer Aniston is preparing for another very big day.”), but there’s more! Hollywood Life has more details straight from the Beautiful Jennifer Aniston’s publicist! There are some very interesting details in here – stuff about BABIES!

First comes love, then comes marriage — and that may be it for Jennifer Aniston, 44, and Justin Theroux, 41! The happy couple has finally set a date for their intimate wedding, but they feel that their love and their lives together is enough that kids may not even be in the cards.

Pregnancy reports have been swirling around Jen since she was married to Brad Pitt (with whom she was married from 2000 to 2005), but the actress and Aveeno spokesperson may not ever add “mommy” to her long resume.

“Jen never thought that kids automatically mean a happy life,” a source close to the Horrible Bosses actress tells People magazine. “She’s always said that he would love to have a baby, especially since Justin came into her life, but she won’t be upset or disappointed if it doesn’t happen.”

“She loves life with Justin as it is,” the source adds.

The source tells People Jennifer is “crazy about Justin and can’t wait to be his wife.”

Jen, 44, and Justin, 41, allegedly have a wedding date set for soon after the former Friends star wraps her current film in Connecticut on March 8. They’ve designed their own wedding bands and Jen has a dress in mind!

“It will be a small affair with their closest friends,” a source close to Jennifer tells PEOPLE. Miranda Kerr, who is friendly with the couple, tells us exclusively that they’re so “in love.”

“Jen seems more confident than ever,” the source continues to tell the magazine, “and they’ve become a great team.”

Once known as Jennifer Pitt, as she was married to Brad Pitt from 2000 to 2005, America’s sweetheart plans to secretly take Justin’s last name. “She plans on privately changing her name to Theroux. She like the way it sounds and jokes that [Jennifer Theroux] sounds very posh. They really seem to have perfect chemistry, like they complete each other. There’s a perfect balance. He was doting when she turned to him [at the Oscars], but the overall vibe was simply fun and effortless,” the source says.

Jen and Justin got engaged on the actor’s birthday last August. Their life has included cozy parties and getaways in Mexico. Before Justin came along, “Jen was always very grateful for everything that she had. But now life could not be better. And she deserves all the happiness in the world,” the source concludes.

[From Hollywood Life]

That was a lot to take in one little article, right? So Jennifer is NOW playing the “I don’t need a baby, y’all” thing? Fascinating. I wonder… I wonder if this is going to be a repeat of Brad and Jen? As in, I wonder if Justin actually wants to become a father and Jennifer is still playing the “if it happens, it happens” game. As for Jennifer changing her name… I’m fine with it. Some women just like to change their names and some don’t. It’s no big deal, although I think it’s funny that Jennifer wants to change her name because she thinks “Jennifer Theroux” sounds “posh”??? Also – “she deserves all the happiness in the world”!!! Subtext: Never forget – poor Jennifer!

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  1. RocketMerry says:

    Doesn’t have a very nice ring to it. Maybe Jen Theroux? That sounds better to me.

    But the story sounds bogus, anyways. She built a successful brand on her name, I doubt she’d mess with that.

    • T.Fanty says:

      It’s better than Jennifer Pitt.

    • spugzbunny says:

      Courtney Cox was an equally big brand and she successfully changed hers? I can see it working and I also think it sounds nice.

      I’m gonna throw in a bump conspiracy here. Bottom pic. Bumpty bump bump

      • Kim says:

        Nancy ODell from ET said she was drinking at VF party.She has had the same size bump since last year.I cant wait to read People when his gay sex tape comes out.JK

      • Emma - the JP Lover says:

        @Kim …

        She had the same bump in the strapless, stumpy sausage dress she wear to present at the 2009 Oscars, too. So that ‘bump’ is nothing new … just how she’s built.

    • lucy2 says:

      I’d imagine she’d change her legal name, but keep Aniston for professional purposes. I think a lot of actresses do that.

    • Katherine says:

      If she actually uses the name then I’ll believe is it something more than a gimmick. Her legal name change to Pitt always struck me as a gimmick – she never used it publicly. Also made me think she was rather insecure that she needed to have Brad’s name and make an issue of it for publicity.

      So if you don’t use the name what’s the point?

      • debbiedonothing says:

        A lot of actresses take their husbands’ names in private but keep their stage names. It’s better than adding hubby’s name then having to take it off again after the divorce (e.g. Courteney Cox Arquette and Farrah Fawcett Majors.)

    • debbiedonothing says:

      She’ll just use Theroux in private, same as she did with Pitt. Aniston will still be her stage name.

    • frankieintheattic says:

      Maybe its just me…but in those pics…her eyes make her look like she is absolutely dead inside.

  2. Bowers says:

    “jokes” that it sounds posh

  3. Amelia says:

    Wasn’t there a theory that this was Jennifer’s stance all along? That she was never really a kid orientated person, but tabloids jumped on the fact that she’s – God forbid – in her forties and doesn’t have a kid!

    • NerdMomma says:

      I do appreciate that she’s being honest. Not every woman wants or needs to have children to live a full and happy life, and no one should feel ashamed for feeling that way.

      • Emma - the JP Lover says:

        Honest? The last I heard from her about the subject of having kids was: “I DID, I DO, I WILL!

        Has she truly said something different/honest at last on the subject?

      • spinner says:

        @ Emmma — of course she has & I’m sure you’re aware of it.

    • debbiedonothing says:

      This is why I never got the whole blame Angelina thing. Brad was very vocal before and during his marriage to Jen that he wanted kids, she was ambivalent. He wanted to start a family, she wanted to wait. They weren’t on the same page so their marriage was already going down the toilet. He should’ve waited for the divorce but lots of people should have done things they didn’t. Jen wasn’t the victim the people painted her to be. She made her own (valid) choices that compromised her marriage. He didn’t deserve all the blame and neither did Ang.

      • Emma - the JP Lover says:

        @Debbiedonothing …

        Brad ‘did’ wait for the divorce. He didn’t follow Angie to Africa until a month after Jen filed for divorce. But if you meant instead that Brad should have waited until after their divorce was final, then there’s still no foul because Jen didn’t wait for their divorce to be final either.

  4. Agnes says:

    “Beautiful Jennifer Aniston” – hahaha!

  5. Cherry says:

    If Justin actually wants to become a father, he wouldn’t marry a 44-yo woman. Just sayin’.

    • gogoGorilla says:


      Also, let’s not forget he was in a serious relationship for a lot of years. I think if he really wanted kids, it would have happened before now.

      He looks seriously tweaked in the Oscar pictures, don’t you think? The forehead and all? (Plus, I wonder if he was wearing his belt off to the side just to show his True Rebel Nature.)

    • lucy2 says:

      Agreed. If only the tabloids would stop with the speculation too!

      • Lily25 says:

        The tabloid print what sells. Jennifer’s fans desperately want her to have kids so they eat up the stupid pregnancy stories. That’s why Jennifer has been saying for years that she can’t wait to have a child. Her fanbase doesn’t want to hear anything different. I think even Jennifer knows these stories are stupid so she started saying kids aren’t important.

    • fabgrrl says:

      They could adopt. Or us a surrogate. Lots of options.

      • Cherry says:

        Oh, come on. It’s pretty obvious that they have no intention to do any of that. I mean: ‘she won’t be upset or disappointed if it doesn’t happen.’ Well, as some other commenters below already pointed out, if you’re a 44 yo woman, a baby doesn’t just ‘happen’ anymore. If you want one, you have to work on it. That goes for adopting and using a surrogate, too. She’s way past the go with the flow-time. Which is fine. I just don’t understand why tabloids are still playing the BABIES card where JA is concerned.

    • lulu says:

      You’re joking right, of course he’d marry her, he’s a GIGOLO, he’d marry her, get as much out of her as he can, and after a few years divorce her, and if he wanted kids, he’d be about the age Aniston is right now, Gigolo’s think ahead, obviously.

      • Becky1 says:

        I’m not a fan of Jennifer Aniston and that Aveeno ad was horrible, but I don’t understand why people seem to question her relationship so much. She and Justin Theroux appear just as happy as any other Hollywood (or non-Hollywood) couple. I highly doubt he’s going into the relationship expecting children (unless they are actively working on adopting, fertility treatments, etc.) being that she’s 44. Not everyone wants kids.

  6. Feebee says:

    Yep, here comes all the useless information and details and in a month a plea for privacy.

    • Cooloo says:

      LOL, too true. The bitch never gets called out on all of her incessant PR manipulations. Well, one time, I recall CNN Showbiz Tonite doing it, think they called it the Aniston Hoax (recipe, one rent a date, suspicious timing coinciding with a Brangelina ‘event,’ and/or movie release). Also, Justine has very obviously gotten an eyetuck. He’s all puffy eyed, and that hard creepy serial killer look has been softened.

      • LAK says:

        i remember that CNN show. It was hilarious. They flat out called it her media strategy. You forgot the nearly nude magazine cover tease. she tried changing that part of the strategy by buying ‘hottest body of the decade or was it forever’

        I wonder if it’s on youtube…..*exits to go look*

  7. Megan says:

    ok if Justin really wants to be a father, and isn’t open to adoption, then he probably shouldn’t be with a 44 year old woman, because while she can totally have a child, it won’t just be like well one night we got to drunk in Mexico and here is a baby.

    Now again there is nothing saying that JustJenn (so stupid) can’t have a biological child together if that is what they want but more then likely it will require more work and possibly medical assistance. Which if that is what they want I wish them the best.

    So with that logical and scientific thought in mind I need the magazines and Jen’s publicist to stop with the if it happens it happens game. We all know that more then likely it won’t just happen.

    • gee says:

      Well said! But your logic and reason has no place in celebrity world…

    • Cherry says:

      I basically said the same thing above. Yeah, it makes no sense at all. I don’t understand why we are even talking about BABIES where this couple’s involved. If they were baby-wanting people, they would have had one already.

    • Tessa says:

      She may already be trying. She’s been a good ten punds heavier than her regular weight for a while now. That weight could be due to hormone treatments or doctors orders that a little cushion actually is good for fertility. Now before everyone jumps on me that maybe Jen doesn’t want a baby, she said she does, so I’m just going on her word. I have no idea what the truth is, and frankly don’t care all that much, but at 44 you just don’t get pregnant, and every single day is another tick on that damn clock. So, it’s very possible she’s already trying.

      • heyu says:

        I think the slight weight gain is cos she quit smoking and also she doesn’t excerise to excess like she used to.

        She said in a recent interview she had a knee surgery last year thus she doesn’t over- do it with exercise as much anymore.

      • Cherry says:

        Also, she’s getting older. Her body’s changing. No shame in that.

      • Anna says:

        At 44 you do “just get pregnant” as my best friend did, at 45, without any medical help whatsoever, just an increase in folic acid (recommended to all pregnant women). If you are in beautiful shape and very healthy, you can have children as long as you are menstruating. And her son, by the way, is ten years old now, gorgeous, healthy and brilliant

      • Suze says:

        Despite the fact that people rush to post anecdotes about 44 year olds (and older!) getting pregnant naturally, it’s still rare, and *most* women over 40 who do get pregnant do so after some significant medical intervention.

        My sister had her last kid at forty, after taking fertility drugs for over a year. She was cautioned by her physicians that the risk to both her health and to the baby’s health was high due to her age.

        It’s not a walk in the park or an easy thing at that age. You have to really be committed to the idea, almost to the exclusion of all else.

        If they are just playing the odds it’s more likely Aniston will end up NOT pregnant than preggo.

  8. NerdMomma says:

    That whole excerpt made me LOL! Someone is so far up Aniston’s butt they can’t see.

    She should change to Jennifer Theroux, publicly and professionally. I’m really sick of Jennifer Aniston. She needs a rebirth.

    • GrandPoobah says:

      Actually Tessa, she’s more recently alluded to being ambivalent about having children.

      I don’t think she really wants them now. I think she may have at one point in her life but she seems to be having a great time as a child free adult.

    • lulu says:

      She needs to disappear completely, enough of that horse faced old biddy.

  9. heyu says:

    Hmm justin was with a woman for 13 yrs and no kids, I don’t get the sense he is into having them either.

    Who knows, that might change later but at the moment I dnt think kids are high on either of their piorities.. I get the sense they seem to like their lives as it is wit their two dogs

  10. Lisalou says:

    I am just so in love with that dress. I dont even care if she is annoying her dress is fabulous.

  11. heyu says:

    Nice she is taking his surname..

    Do have to say she might be right about it being posh. Well in england anyways his family surname is assoicated with posh and intellect.

    I consider the threouxs posh though. Justin, his sibling, and cousins are all posh kids, with rich parents , attending posh schools all their lives

    • spinner says:

      Justin comes from a really good family. He is well educated & refined. There’s something to be said for good genes.

      • Katherine says:

        Good genes do not give you refinement. Good breeding does.

        In fact, Justin hardly comes across as refined.

      • lulu says:

        Yeah, he’s so “refined” his BFF is a known pervert, he’s a recovering heroin addict and alcoholic, plus the man hasn’t worked a day in 3 years, so he’s a gigolo that lives off women. Friends of Heidi Bevins say he lived off Heidi, she payed the rent on their apartment, he had to dumpster dive if he wanted to go “shopping”. Now, what part of that screams “class” to you.

      • Lissanne says:

        And yet…When Jen and Justin got together, I remember lots of talk on this very site about poor Heidi and how she wasn’t making as much money as Justin, and shouldn’t she be getting some kind of alimony after 14 years or whatever it was. The story then was that he was the one that owned the apartment they were living in, and that he pushed her out immediately when he took up with Jennifer. So which story is true? Is either true?

    • Katherine says:

      Justin’s family is not rich but it’s probably fair to call them upper middle class. His father is a very well paid attorney but in Washington that doesn’t make you rich by any means. And it certainly doesn’t make you “posh.” His mother isn’t rich either. She’s a writer/columnist.

      • LAK says:

        In Britain, being Posh and being rich are not the same thing. You do get rich posh people, but you also get poor, posh people.

        The easiest way to describe it to non-Brits is to compare it to the Indian Caste system. Not as extreme, but you get the point?

        The British branch of the Theroux family are posh intellectuals. I think they are close with their American cousins, and had the same type of upbringing.

        I don’t think they are swimming in serious money, but they are very posh.

      • lulu says:

        Isn’t it odd that no one has ever heard from the groom to be’s parents, I know they’re divorced and remarried, but for neither to have ever released one word about the engagement is odd, plus not one picture of Aniston with this guy’s family, but then, Aniston’s PR loved to claim she was so tight with Brad’s family when there’s only about 4 or 5 pictures total of her and the elder Pitts, and that includes wedding pics.It seems clear Aniston is not a very family oriented person, whether it be her family or her significant other’s family.

  12. gogoGorilla says:

    I think her publicist is planting the seed for the fact that a kid is not going to happen. The wording also feels identical to stuff she used to say when she was married to Brad, right? Since Jen seems to thrive on all the “is she/isn’t she” tabloid fodder, I wonder if Justin wanted it to be made clear that kids aren’t in the cards?

  13. DailyNightly says:

    Oh, please! If anything, she would hyphenate the name. No way she is losing “Aniston”. I just wish she would go away already.

    • heyu says:

      She would keep her stage name, as most of them do and the name change is mainly used on offical documents etc.
      She chaged her named during her first marriage as well but never used it in connection to her career.

      Courtney is one of the fews that changes her name and uses it, majority of them to use their married name.

  14. boredsuburbanhousewife says:

    There is something really bogus and try hard about the constant streams of JustJen stories repeating over and over again how in love they are, how perfect they are together, how they complement one another, how she is happier than she has ever been …. reminds me of Heidi/Seal.

    It is also totally cringeworthy — I just visualize her continually screaming into the wind like King Lear “See! Look at me! See how amazingly, astoundingly happy I am, Brad!!! I’m so in love and happy I am going keep screaming until you believe me Brad!!!! BRAD? BRAD? BRRRRAAAAAAADDDDDDD!!!!”

    • heyu says:

      Or just maybe it has nothing to do with him, and is just happy.

      Why does her happiness have to be link to other parties?? Or vice-versa.

      People need to let go of that dead and buried triangle, esp since the parties involved aint even concern about each other like some would like to hope and assume.

      Beating a dead horse and all

      • Emma - the JP Lover says:

        Then why are people ‘still’ saying: “She deserves some happiness, after what Brad did to her”?

        If the triangle–and the issues thereof–is dead, it’s dead on ‘all’ fronts, right? Not just the ‘front’ associated with Jen-Jen. How interesting that the only time we read numerous and passionate insistence on the triangle being dead is when it relates to comments about her.

      • bluhare says:

        You would think Jennifer Aniston was the first woman ever to get left for another woman. How long ago was it now? Seven years? If she’s not over it by now, she’s got more than a few screws loose.

      • boredsuburbanhousewife says:

        @bluhare — she may well be beyond feeling any sort of actual “love” for Brad or remorse for what she “lost.” But that kind of public humiliation–being publicly dumped by your husband for a hotter woman– can leave a lasting sting that surely was magnified thousands of times by being a celebrity.She would not be the first dumped ex-wife to be content and happy her in post marital life yet continue to feel some anger and bitterness about the humiliation and the way in which the prior marriage ended.

      • Kim says:

        GMAB ,UMA,Reese and many other celebrities were dumped for a younger woman.They even had kids to deal with.Where were the Poor Reese headlines?.Where were the Uma deserves love articles? Sandra Bullock was publicly humiliated far more than Aniston.Aniston was dry humping Vaughn on a hotel balcony months after breakup.Bullock was so devastated she hasn’t dated since to my knowledge.

      • Emma - the JP Lover says:

        @Boredsuburbanhousewife, who wrote: ” But that kind of public humiliation–being publicly dumped by your husband for a hotter woman– can leave a lasting sting that surely was magnified thousands of times by being a celebrity.”

        How many times do we have to read this tripe? Jennifer Aniston was ‘not’ publicly dumped by her husband. The ‘public’ didn’t find out ‘why’ Brad left Jen until a month after she filed for divorce and four months after they separated. If the woman was dumped four months before the ‘public’ found out why she was dumped, how on earth could he have dumped her publicly?

    • Kim says:

      People magazine article is similar to article about Sandra Bullock and Jesse James before the scandal

    • Janet says:

      That’s hilarious. As if Brad cares one way or another how she feels about anything or anyone.

    • kitkerenina says:


      Right? Always seemed that way to me to.

    • Hipocricy says:

      Bwahahahaha !!! You nailed it !

      The last sentences had me in stiches !

    • Jane says:

      This reminds me of the notorius “Jen–Five years after Brad” cover story people had out a few years ago. Except for the engagement, it is the same story that was written about her with Vaughn and Mayer.

      • Cooloo says:

        LOL, true, it never changes, just swap out the chump. All of the articles could be the same. All of her and her PR flack’s actions are the same. The only thing that is different is how the captives choose to make their escape. Vaughn simply left the country, and lived in the UK (Remember the ‘countdown clock ‘on how long they’d been apart? lol), while Mayer had a public breakdown and spilled all to TMZ on the streets of NY (‘I’m too young, blah blah blah’ lol), the second time he dumped her, he announced he was turning into a hermit and wouldn’t be seen the day after the Oscars 2009 (where they stalked Brangelina as they were honored with a Best actor and Best actress nod). He disappeared alright, then let everyone know he was single, with that infamous RollingStone piece. LOL

      • LAK says:

        Cooloo – that is horrible. I’d never noticed the pattern. I’m officially a terrible person for finding that funny.

  15. DenG says:

    Pardon me, your Homeliness. You, too, Smilin’ Bob.

  16. Ker says:

    Don’t think she would try now being 44, chances of down syndrome baby goes astronomically up every year.

    If she wanted a baby, she would have adopted one ala her good friend Sheryl Crow

  17. G says:

    Wedding party Blind item…

    Who will be her bridesmaid?

    • Penny says:

      Probably Kristin Hahn – a bridesmaid at her first wedding, her current business partner, and someone she described last year as her “very best friend”.

    • LAK says:

      If the wedding is a private affair like her first wedding i vote for Kirstin Hahn.

      If the wedding is going to be sold to the tabs, i vote anyone of Ben & Christine stiller, Emily Blunt & John Kranski [sp?] or Jimmy Kimmel & his GF.

  18. sip this tea says:

    about the baby thing:

    it’s been an open secret for a long time that Jennifer has ruined her fertility from the (male) hormones or steroids or whatever it was that she took/takes to get the buff look she wants

  19. snappyfish says:

    i get such a manorexic vibe from him. something is just creepy – is it all the botox? the fake tanning? the veneers?

  20. Jo says:

    Justin freaks me out, I find him very insincere and fake and they look forced together, like what someone said, they are trying to hard to prove how perfect he is and how in love they are blah.

    I don’t mind Jen usually but with justin beside her, they are both insufferable. I think they both have agendas with each other, Jens I’m not sure yet but justin wants to number 1, he wants to be talked about and he likes the adulation he gets from beings jennifer anistons fiancé. Like a young kid who’s got the newest shiniest toy if that makes sense.

  21. kitkerenina says:

    Prob She thinks Theroux sounds more Euro and Goop-like. To me Theroux sounds like THROW. Like, it’s the Oscars, Security should ‘Theroux’ her out quick. Or, JA, stop ‘Therouxing’ what little money you have into doing lame interviews and movies.

  22. Runs with Scissors says:

    Wow that article was like a Rush Limbaugh talking points list for JenHens. They hit every talking point, even, the original “like they complete each other”!!! and she “deserves” to be happy, lol.

    If Justin wasn’t so fame hungry he would be FURIOUS that Huvane insists on bringing up Aniston’s ex from EIGHT years ago in every article about her. But I guess he knows how his bread is buttered.

  23. anonymous fan says:

    How can ayone not believe after all this time that the reason her marriage to Brad Pitt ended is because he wanted kids and she does not.I bet that is one of the reasons she gets along better with Justin,neither wants kids.As a woman who does not want children either,I can tell you that it is something you know early and no man, not even Brad Pitt, can get you to change your mind.I don’t even know why people are still asking her about it.Do you really think she is waiting to be a 50 year old mother? I actually wonder in 15 years when she is 60 will tabloids still claim there is a bump.

  24. KellyinSeattle says:

    More like, Justin plans to become Justin Aniston.

  25. June says:

    I hate when her pr team brings in the “she DESERVES to be happy”, like no one else does! We all deserve to be happy, she is no special case.

    She got a divorce like millions of others yet her pr team has acted like she lost a child, survived cancer.

    Does she realize there would be no People cover if she was never married to BP and then seemingly dumped by him?

    • Hipocricy says:

      ITA !

      The only public Jennifer who clearly deserved the ‘She deserve some happiness’ mantra, was Jennifer Hudson after she got enganged and had a baby shortly after her family was wiped out by this criminal.

      Notice that the sympathy she garnered evapotrated quicker than Aniston’s after a marriage+relationship that lasted even lesser than the current one Pitt has with Jolie…and don’t even get me started with how much the fake golden couple actually spent (QUALITY) time together…erase the two years of Pitt therapy where he also smoked pot and stayed in the couch all day, erase the 6 months where the were apart and she public said how relieved she was to be alone to finally furnished their home as she wished and you probably have one year of real happy relationship in that parody of a marriage.

    • pwal says:

      It burns me when they say that too. If anything, the only woman, IMO, who ‘deserved to be happy’ was the late Dana Reeves. She stood by her husband after his accident, endured the despair, therapies, etc., survived his death only to die from lung cancer, leaving their child parentless.

      Oops… also Jacee Dugard.

      Aniston has money and a career, inexplicable bounties for lack the initiative to stretch herself in any aspect of her chosen vocation. As far as I’m concerned, those who continue to declare that and ‘root for her’ can wrap a taste on it.

    • Lissanne says:

      You are missing the subtext. She deserves to have a life where people stop linking her to an old story. She’s over it; you and the tabloids aren’t.

  26. tabasco says:

    she’s a damn fool.

  27. Loulou says:

    Théroux is not a posh name in French. Sorry.

  28. Bella says:


  29. Claudia says:

    I think she wants to change her last name because that kind of thing is important to her, not just because she thinks his last name is cool (see: “Pitt”, sorry but not a very cool last name. I hope when he and AJ marry that she keeps her last name, or adds his as a hyphenate).

    I’m torn about that tradition though. I like the idea of keeping my last name or hyphenating it, but my last name is long and complicated-looking. People can never pronounce it correctly on the first try, I would be in awe of the person who gets it right from the get-go.

    Are there any posters here who married and kept their last name, or hyphenated it? Difficulty: is your last name complicated, but you still chose to keep it in marriage? Was it an equality thing/you like your last name better/you’re a single child/random reason thing? Just curious :)

    • LAK says:

      One of my friend’s new husband changed HIS name to hers. It’s the only time i have approved of name changing on marriage. And yes, that officially makes me a sexist pig, but more men should consider that option.

    • lolamd says:

      I kept my last name because you can tell my nationality based on my last name. if you looked at me you wouldn’t be able to tell. eventually i will change it but right now it is still my maiden name.

    • the original liv says:

      My cousin took her late husband’s name, which while it’s longer than her maiden name, it’s easier to pronouce. She kept her maiden name professionally though.

      My last name is also long and hard to pronouce (I often joke that I don’t even say it correctly), so I always wonder if I would change my name if I ever got married.

      Anyways, this is random, but I remember reading that Blake lively’s dad changed his last name to that of his wife, who had changed her name during her first marriage. So there’s always the option for the guy to take the girl’s name.

  30. skuddles says:

    Translation: Hey bitches, I’M MARRIED I’M MARRIED I’M MARRIED!! Suck it everyone who called me sad, spinster girl!!!

  31. Chris says:

    Of course she doesn’t want kids! Nothing about her lifestyle or choices in any way suggests that she wants them. Isn’t it obvious that’s why Brad left? He wanted kids, she didn’t. You think she dates John Mayer for as long as she did if kids were on her mind? iod. I think she likes her life just fine as it is. I think its the tabloids that perpetuate this idea that she’s sad and lonely. Do you see how often this woman is “on vacation”? Please, she’s loving life exactly as it is right now.

    I think she just goes along with the whole “sure I want to have kids” think because that’s what her fanbase (suburban soccer moms) want to hear. If she told them what I think is the truth, which is that she has no interest whatsoever in having kids (and probably never has, or at least not since Brad left), then she might lose her title as” America’s sweetheart” because she’d suddenly become unrelatable to the Minivan Majority (which makes me laugh, because there’s no way in hell her lifestyle is at all relatable to the average Suburban soccer mom). Her pretending to want kids is strictly a career move.

    • pwal says:

      If this is a career move, it’s a stupid one. Look at Betty White… after her career resurgence, she talked about her lengthy career and pretty much said that the career was the main thing she was concerned with, hence no children, except the stepkids she got during her last marriage – I got the impression that the stepkids were grown, though. Naturally, some could argue that because she was a generation where you don’t discuss any fertility difficulties, her general tone seemed to be that of professional ambition – passion for entertaining.

      Of course, Betty White is talented and fully capable of playing different roles, so…

  32. CharmingFrock says:

    Jennifer Aniston doesn’t want babies. Nothing wrong with that. Stop boring us with Maybe Baby stories.

  33. Sheryl EatCrow says:

    They both eat sh*t.

  34. Ginger says:

    I am “meh” about this couple but it seems that they are genuinely happy together so good for them. A lot of people don’t want kids. My best friends in the world don’t so I made them my son’s god parents. They are awesome people…just don’t want to procreate. But I do think it’s annoying how Jen plays the “baby maybe” game in the press. She’s over 40…come on now. The odds are not in her favor to conceive. I’m not saying it can’t happen but I doubt it.

  35. Lily25 says:

    It’s too funny that she thinks Jennifer Theroux is posh. I’m baffled why this is such big news. Most women, even celebrities, change their names when they get married. Most don’t change it publically since they are known for their old name but do privately.

    With so much publicity she’s been doing for the past couple of weeks, I wonder if they are breaking up. I remember she was everywhere just before breaking up with Vince Vaughn. When Jennifer went to the Oscars with John Mayer they were telling everybody how happy and in love they were. They announced their breakup one or two weeks later.

    • Janet says:

      Um… no. SHE was telling everyone how happy and in love they were, and HE dumped her a couple of weeks later.

  36. Sugar says:

    Maybe she wants to add writer to her resume the beautiful sexiest eva author Jennifer Theroux.

  37. Pandora says:

    They will also save big on monogrammed stationery

  38. Runs with Scissors says:

    Posh or POS?

  39. Lisa says:

    The french accent is so fru-fru always

  40. Smaug says:

    I don’t even like Jennifer Aniston but I just can’t with this. I mean, She said something years back. Maybe she doesn’t want children. Maybe she can’t have children. Maybe she’s not sure. Why has it become such a huge circus? I don’t get it. She’s a bland, vanilla bad actress and she inspires such intense feelings in people!

    After all these years, I think I’m feeling a little sorry for her.

  41. Sandra Sydney says:

    Yep, this minger needs all the posh she can get.