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‘Home Alone’ star Macaulay Culkin changed his middle name to ‘Macaulay Culkin’ for Christmas

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Macaulay Culkin asked his fans to choose a new middle name for him in time for Christmas as part of a bizarre stunt.

The “Home Alone” star, whose middle name was Carson, unveiled its new name via social media.

Early in December, the 38-year-old took to his website, BunnyEars.com to his “riddle.”

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He joked: “My second name is something stupid. Larry? Orange? To be honest, I can’t even remember.

“So, I asked you to send in some better options, so that I can go to the court and explain to a judge why do I need to change my second name to something cool.

“You sent in hundreds of suggestions and after going through them all, these were my favorite five.”

In the running for the coveted spot were: Macaulay Culkin, Shark Week, Kieran, TheMcRibIsBack and finally, Publicity Stunt.

Mila Kunis’s ex-boyfriend wrote: “This poll is open until christmas Eve so I can wake up with a beautiful gift of all.

“Sure, I could have gold-plated personal watercraft, and chrome-plated invisibility cloaks, but all I want for Christmas is a new middle name.

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“And then you can be all ‘Oh, you got your wife a beautiful portrait of your family? Well, I chose Macaulay Culkin ‘ s Middle Name.’ “

On christmas day, the actor unveiled the results of the poll to announce that from now on he will be known as the… Macaulay Macaulay Culkin Culkin.

The star was originally the middle name Carson, after Kit Carson, an American frontiersman.

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The actor had previously spoken about the possibility of his middle name might be Macaulay Culkin with late night host Jimmy Fallon.

The “Richie Rich” star said that it would give him a chance to troll fans.

He joked: “So, if someone comes to me at the airport, and says: ‘excuse me, are you Macaulay Culkin?’

“I would go, ‘Macaulay Culkin is my second name.”

This article originally appeared on The Sun.

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