Famous celebrity couple Tom Hardy and Charlotte Riley finally revealed the name of their new baby boy. According to reports, the proud parents named their little one after Hardy’s favorite film—Forrest Gump, a character portrayed by Tom Hanks.
But before the couple finally settled for “Forrest,” Twitter users tried guessing their second baby’s name after Cosmopolitan UK posted a hint on it.
— Cosmopolitan UK (@CosmopolitanUK) January 12, 2019
And the guesses were nothing short of hilarious!
Since almost everyone likes “Star Wars”, why not named his son after this Wookie warrior, right?
I'm sure Chewbacca Hardy is a beautiful bouncy baby boy
— Jordan ☃️ (@LegitimateGeek) January 12, 2019
Or after this awkward teen from Preston, Idaho?
Awww congrats on baby Napoleon dynamite
— Drunk Ass Uncle Bobby (@fookalo) January 12, 2019
But “Godzilla” wasn’t even a bad idea
Wishing young Godzilla all the best
— Toother Joy (@2718281828459) January 12, 2019
And how come they didn’t even consider “Venom??”
Please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom,please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom, please say Venom, please say
— Old_Yeller (@Radamal) January 12, 2019
Some even suggested naming Hardy’s son “The Dude,” from the movie “The Big Lebowski”
The Dude…abides. pic.twitter.com/MnS1qoujnP
— Tom Milroy (@TomMilroyJr) January 12, 2019
And “Sharkboy” from the “The Adventures of Sharkboy and LavaGirl”
Congrats to Tom and Charlotte and welcome to Earth baby Shark-Boy
— Greg R (@replica2618) January 12, 2019
This would be cool only if he was an only child…oops!
Welcome Han Solo Hardy!
— MariztsA (@Villeneu1Marise) January 12, 2019
And “Stitch” because “Ohana means family and family means no one gets left behind”
Congrats to Tom, Charlotte, and their baby boy Stitch.
— Astro Yuki 🌎🚀 (@AstroYuki) January 12, 2019
After all the funny name suggestions, the couple believed that “Forrest” sounds earthy and strong. In an article published by The Sun, an insider told them that “Tom has always found the movie Forrest Gump very inspiring and enjoyable and thinks it fits.”
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