Most ridiculous celebrity name changes

Published: Aug 07 2014 04:05:20 PM EDT   Updated On: Aug 08 2014 07:00:00 AM EDT

In a move that's sure to raise eyebrows (again), ex-NBA player Metta World Peace is changing his name to The Panda's Friend. Check out these other ridiculous celebrity name changes.

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In a move that's sure to raise eyebrows and complicate jersey sales (again), the ex-NBA star known as Metta World Peace (originally named Ron Artest) has announced he's changing his name to The Panda's Friend in honor of his move to China. Check out some other ridiculous celebrity name changes through the years:

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