Barbra Streisand had beef with Siri, so she went straight to Tim Cook

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Barbra Streisand Calls Apple to Fix Name Pronunciation

Once again, Barbra Streisand proves she's the rightful queen of this world.

In an interview with NPR on Saturday, the world-renowned vocalist and performer said Siri, the iPhone's digital assistant, doesn't pronounce her name correctly.

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So what did Babs do? She called Apple CEO Tim Cook. Yes, you heard that correctly. Barbra Streisand has his phone number.

Apparently some people pronounce Streisand with a "z" sound on the second "s." Which is ludicrous, because Barbra has pronounced it with an "s" for her "whole career."

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EAST HAMPTON, NY - JULY 06: Barbra Streisand and James Brolin attend the 'And So It Goes' premiere at Guild Hall on July 6, 2014 in East Hampton, New York. (Photo by Sonia Moskowitz/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: Barbra Streisand attends the Glamour Magazine 23rd annual Women Of The Year gala on November 11, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford appear in a scene from the film "The Way We Were" in this undated handout photo. (AP Photo)
Singer Barbra Streisand performs during her concert in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, June 20, 2013. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)
Omar Sharif, Barbra Streisand, on-set of the Film, "Funny Girl", 1968
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NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: Barbra Streisand attends the Glamour Magazine 23rd annual Women Of The Year gala on November 11, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: James Brolin and Barbra Streisand attend the Glamour Magazine 23rd annual Women Of The Year gala on November 11, 2013 in New York, United States. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 11: Singer Barbra Streisand attends Glamour's 23rd annual Women of the Year awards on November 11, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Glamour)
Barbra Streisand performs on stage at the O2 arena in London on Saturday, June 1, 2013. (Photo by Mark Allan/Invision/AP)
Entertainment star Barbra Streisand speaks during a ceremony at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem after she received an honorary doctorate in Jerusalem, Monday, June 17, 2013. Streisand waded into one of Israel’s touchiest issues Monday on the first major stop of her tour of the country Jewish religious practices that separate men and women. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)
Entertainment star Barbra Streisand waves during a ceremony at the Hebrew University after she received an honorary doctorate in Jerusalem, Monday, June 17, 2013. Streisand waded into one of Israel’s touchiest issues Monday on the first major stop of her tour of the country Jewish religious practices that separate men and women. (AP Photo/Dan Balilty)
Walter Pidgeon, Barbra Streisand, on-set of the Film, "Funny Girl", 1968
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JOHN WAYNE is congratulated by Barbra Streisand after receiving his Oscar for TRUE GRIT in 1969
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Barbara Streisand, Portrait, On-Set of the Film, "A Star is Born", 1976
BARBRA STREISAND US singer and film actress in December 2012. Photo Jeffrey Mayer
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THE MAIN EVENT - 1979 Warner film with Barbra Streisand and Ryan O'Neal
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Her request to change Siri's pronunciation of her last name was apparently met with delight.

Cook reportedly agreed to fix the pronunciation in time for the next iOS update, which Streisand said is set to be released "on Sept. 30."

That detail is another important point from the interview. Streisand may have leaked the release date for the next iOS update, which, if true, will come about two weeks after the expected release of the iPhone 7.

So, the takeaway here is: It pays to be a celebrity sometimes.

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