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Things We Saw Today: There Was Definitely Something Witchy Happening with Michael Sheen’s Name as a Baby

Michael Sheen with Pads

Good Omens actor and fandom boyfriend Michael Sheen shared a sweet, slightly chaotic, definitely magical story about the origin of his name on Twitter. While many probably thought his name was always Michael, Sheen shared that that wasn’t quite the case.

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The tale started simply enough. A fan on Twitter made a joke saying that Sheen’s name was actually “Micheal” and Sheen decided to share the actual story. Truth is stranger than fiction, my friends.

From there, Michael Sheen went on a journey with us all and, within that journey, I convinced myself that somewhere, a witch decided that this baby was going to be named Michael if it was the last thing she did.

Do I think that there is some supernatural being out there making sure that the Sheens had a kid named Michael? Definitely, that’s exactly what I think happened and I can’t wait for that to be made into a new Amazon Prime Video show.

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Here are some other stories we saw today:

  • A bunch of clowns are getting ready to take over the Alamo Drafthouse for It: Chapter 2 (via Collider)
  • Don’t you know that women use their vaginas as wallets? Or, at least, that’s what one crime writer thinks. (via Daily Dot)
  • Jane the Virgin has come to an end and fans took to Twitter to share their love of the show!.(via Yahoo)
  • CBS is standing behind Bull despite allegations against star Michael Weatherly, because people kept watching it. That’s the reason. (via TV Line)

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