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Kanye West Changes Theraflu BECAUSE HE CAN.

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He IS just way too cool!

Yesterday, we speculated on WHY Kanye West suddenly changed the name of his recent single Theraflu to Way Too Cold over the weekend, thinking pressure from the medicine company forced 'Ye's hand.


In fact, Novartis - the people behind Theraflu - didn't give two ships about the homage to their severe cold remedy, stating:

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Kanye West Changes Name Of New Single

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The name of his medicinally inspired track, Theraflu, is now Way Too Cold!

A couple of weeks ago, Kanye West released Theraflu, which not only ignited the Kimye’ romance we so voraciously devour, but also sparked backlash from the actual producers of the medicine.

They were NOT happy with the unauthorized use of their product’s name.

‘Ye has FINALLY addressed this

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Cheryl Cole Is Changing Her Name!

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Cheryl Cole Dropping Surname

‘Bout time!

The Girls Aloud star and ex UK X Factor judge Cheryl Cole is FINALLY cutting ties!

Cheryl, who’d been using the surname since her divorce from Ashley Cole back in 2010, is getting rid of it…for stage name's sake!

But don’t think she’ll just be tacking on her maiden name, Tweedy, instead! Just Cheryl explains:

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Detroit's 8 Mile Motel Renames Itself M-N-M Motel! Coincidence?!

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Detroit reporter Jason Carr may think it's much more than an coincidence.

Known as the stomping grounds of Eminem, 8 Mile is a well known part of Detroit.

Now, a motel in 8 Mile has changed its name and it's causing quite a stir! The original name was the American Motel and it has now changed to M-N-M motel.

Unfortunately, the locals around the motel have no idea what the reporter is talking about.

Check out the video to see if Eminem has some tricks up his sleeve!

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The Company Formerly Known As Liz Claiborne Is Now Fifth & Pacific

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Out with the old and in with the new is Liz Clairborne's motto for 2012.

Starting in May, the company will ditch their name of 36 years and go by Fifth & Pacific. Claiborne CEO William L. McComb says the new name is a reflection of the company's New York and Los Angeles roots.

Along with the name change, Claiborne will change their stock ticker from LIZ to FNP in mid-May.

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Facebook Threatening To Sue Mark Zuckerberg…Sort Of

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Well, this is awkward!

Earlier this month, Israeli businessman Rotem Guez legally changed his name to Mark Zuckerberg, which did NOT sit well with the real Zuckerberg.

Now, Facebook is threatening to sue the Israeli Zuckerberg over a company he created called Like Store, which "claims to be able to get Facebook 'likes' for official brand pages."

Here's what Facebook's cease-desist letter against the new Zuckerberg says:

"Your continued activities violate Facebook's terms, and are illegal. Facebook demands that you immediately stop your activities."

Let's hope they're able to get this all figured out soon! Perhaps Facebook can assist the new Zuckerberg with finding some proper mental health care, which it sounds like he needs!

Team Zuckerberg or Team Zuckerberg???

P.S. CLICK HERE to "like" Perez on Facebook!

P.P.S. CLICK HERE to "follow" Perez on Twitter!

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The Tale Of How Lea Michele Became Lea Michele

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Once upon a time, there was a little girl in New Jersey named Lea Sarfati. Growing up, she had a hard time with mean kids in school coming up with cruel nicknames for her because of her surname. We won't dare share some of them with you, but the story goes that when that little girl grew up to be an actress, she changed her name in her first audition to … Lea Michele!

And here we are!

Check out the video (above) to hear Lea share the story with Jay Leno on The Tonight Show.

No, seriously, is she not as cute as button or what?! And how short is that dress! Whoo!

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