Back in March, it was reported that Jennifer Lopez added a stipulation to the sale of the first photos of her newborn twin babies Max and Emme that stated that People magazine could no longer refer to her as “J. Lo“ if they wanted to close the $6 million dollar deal for the pics. People magazine complied (as far as I know) and the babies were featured on the cover and in the pages of the magazine without using the name “J. Lo” once. Now, TMZ is reporting that Angelina Jolie is insisting a similar stipulation be included with any deal (yet to be made with any magazine) for the sale of her twin baby pics. As part of the deal for the pics, which thus far has the asking price of $16 million bucks, the couple is no longer to be referred to as “Brangelina“:
Someone is going to part with megabucks for the first shots of Brangelina’s twins, but if you want the snaps, you’re also going to give up something else. A source in the know tells TMZ that one of the conditions of getting the J-P twins’ first pictures is that the winning mag is forbidden from using “Brangelina.” Multiple sources tell us the couple hates the moniker — but no one more than Angelina.
LOL! This is so ridiculous. I mean, I guess I can understand the mentality of J. Lo and Brangelina … if they hate the nicknames, they hate the nicknames. Using whatever leverage they have to try and put an end to the nicknames they apparently hate so much makes sense. In J. Lo‘s case, tho, her moniker was a creation of her own — she proudly used the nickname, making it the title of her second album. In Brangelina‘s case, well, they had no say in the creation of the name so they have a better case. Unfortch for them, tho, I’m pretty sure the world isn’t going to stop calling them Brangelina … I know I’m not. The only media outlet that will stop using the name is the outlet that shells out the $16+ million bucks for the pics. And for the record, I like the nickname Brangelina … it falls off the tongue so nicely, don’t you think?