A Brit who drunkenly changed his name to Celine Dion is in no rush to change it back.
Thomas Dodd, 30, had a little too much to drink while watching the Canadian singer's Christmas concert and just days later paid £89 to officially match his name to hers.
The hospitality manager from Clifton Campville told Birmingham Live : "I am slightly obsessed with her, I'm not going to lie.
"During lockdown I've been watching a lot of live concerts on the TV. I can only think I've been watching one of hers and had a 'great idea' after a few drinks!
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"I walked in from work and there was a big white envelope with 'do not bend' written across it. I nearly passed out in my kitchen when I opened it.
"My initial concern was how on earth do I tell the HR department at work that I need to change my email footer!? Now I'm thinking it could be a great way to get backstage.
"I'm just praying I don't get pulled over by the police for anything – that could get awkward! More annoyingly I've paid for eight extra certificates to prove it and they are £10 each!
"Apparently it's the funniest thing people have read in 2020. I'm glad it's entertaining people though, it's not been the best year. Hopefully it will give people a laugh even if it is at my expense.
"I haven't long moved house and haven't introduced myself to my neighbour yet. My mother didn't see the funny side though. I did explain it could be worse and it could've been Boris Johnson – we're just lucky he doesn't have any live concerts.
"She's laughing about it now. I told my sister and she choked on her sandwich. They seem to be seeing the funny side."
Thomas, who last went to see Celine with his friend Vikki-Holland Bowyer, a music producer, as a VIP in Birmingham in 2019 and one days wants to see her live in Vegas, says he has no plans to change his name back anytime soon.
"I've not really thought too far ahead," he said.
"I'm a little concerned that if I start telling people my name is Celine Dion I'll get sectioned. However, it may come with its perks.
"I'll figure it out, I'm not rushing to change it back that's for sure.
"I tried singing Celine in the shower this morning and I can assure everyone I haven't inherited her voice or bank balance. If this gets to Celine someone best make sure I have a defibrillator next to me."
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