Chrissy Teigen reveals name confusion

Chrissy Teigen and John Legend attend the Finery App launch party hosted by Brooklyn Decker at Microsoft Lounge

It turns out that not only has the public been mispronouncing her last name for well over a decade, but Teigen herself is guilty of doing the same, all in an effort to avoid a potentially uncomfortable confrontation. "Last name is tie-gen not tee-gen".

"I know. I even correct people when they say it's all v effed up" said Chrissy. "They can name me Janet and I won't. I should keep it. Imma keep it", Grande told host Ebro Darden when she was asked if she would take fiancé Pete Davidson's last name when they get married. Imperfect advise? I'll eat it. Taxi going to the contaminated airport? During an August interview with Beats 1, Grande said her last name and pronounced it as "Gran-dee", as opposed to "Grahn-day". Minutes later, she posted one other video, showing off bruises on her leg. "F-k, I comely fell down the stars", she said in the clip.

Even she gave up and started pronouncing it the wrong way too! "It's 'Tie-gen.' Isn't it, mom?"

E! News' Giuliana Rancic caught up with Teigen and her hubby John Legend on the red carpet at the 2018 Emmy Awards, where she grilled the couple on the shocking social media admission. has that Teigen comes from the Old Norse word teigr, which means "strip of land". Aside from being one of our favourite ELLE cover girls, Teigen lives her entire life open-book-meaning that the "We're practically best friends despite never once meeting" feeling is a natural by-product.

The life-changing realisations don't stop there either, oh no.

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