Michael Caine's name is now officially Michael Caine, because of ISIS-related security hassles

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Maurice Micklewhite is dead; long live Michael Caine. The legendary British actor has officially adopted the name you know and impersonate him by after getting fed up with increased airport security checks. "I changed my name when all the stuff started with ISIS and all that," Caine told The Sun, going on to describe his experiences with security guards thusly: "He would say, 'Hi Michael Caine,' and suddenly I'd be giving him a passport with a different name on it. I could stand there for an hour. So I changed my name." Hey, we live in a global-surveillance state, but at least this song is accurate now.

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Lady Gaga - Stefani Germanotta

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Jay-Z - Shawn Carter

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Fergie - Stacy Ferguson

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Nicki Minaj - Onika Maraj

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Lucy Hale - Karen Lucille Hale

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Jack Black - Thomas Black

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Lorde - Ella Yelich-O'Connor

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