Emma Stone Changed Her Name Because of Baby Spice

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Meet Emily Stone.

That's actually the Amazing Spider-Man star (Emma Stone)'s real name, which she admitted she partly changed to Emma because of Spice Girl Emma Bunton. The name change went down at the Screen Actors Guild when she was 16 and had to give her name to a woman in the SAG office.

"It's close to my real name and then also I had this little thing that recently happened with the Spice Girls talking to me," Emma said on Jimmy Kimmel Live Wednesday. Which was a big deal, considering she's kinda obsessed with the Spice Girls.

"I mean, I didn't change it thinking one day Scary Spice would talk to me," Emma continued. "But when I was in second grade I did ask the teacher on the first day of school to call me Emma because I always wanted to be Baby Spice. It stuck for, like, a day and I didn't know that years later everybody would be calling me Emma instead of Emily. So I'm Baby Spice for life!"

In addition to the name change, Emma admitted she has a unique talent of being able to copy the Spice Girls' signatures, and also revealed she spent a good amount of time during her childhood, "obsessing" over the girl group. Just last week, Mel B brought her to tears when she surprised her while she was doing a radio interview in Australia.

Emma Stone Fangirls Over The Spice Girls
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