Distraught actress Alicia Silverstone, 44, says her first name has been mispronounced for decades as she tells fans how to do it right but insists “I don’t mind”
Alicia Silverstone is setting the record straight on how her name should be pronounced.
44-year-old actress Clueless took to TikTok to clarify the phonetics after insisting that everyone’s been wrong for years.
“Just an FYI… It’s Ali-SEE-yuh,” said the beautiful blonde who is a single mom.
Putting the record straight: Alicia Silverstone, 44, clarifies correct pronunciation of her name on TikTok after insisting everyone has been wrong for years
Alicia’s clarification was prompted by a new viral trend on the platform in which a user asks, “Tell me what your name is… then tell me how people mispronounce it.”
In her duet video, the Hollywood star went over the many names people were calling her. “My name is Ali-see-yuh. Ali-see-yuh. Not Alee-sha. ‘
The video – which has racked up 6 million views since its publication Thursday – was captioned: ‘Just an FYI… It’s Ali-SEE-yuh.’
And she later added via Instagram that the confusion “doesn’t bother her too much,” but begged people to “do it right” for her mother’s sake.
Viral Trend: The Clueless star’s statement was part of a new viral trend that reads: “Tell me what your name is… and then tell me how people mispronounce it”
Just an FYI: “Just an FYI… It’s Ali-SEE-yuh,” she said in her video after going through the different names that people have called her.
“Understand it well! She later added that she “didn’t mind” but begged people to “get it right” about her “sweet mom”
“Just for the record … (I don’t mind though! But my sweet mum didn’t like it … so for her … do it right! Ali-SEE-yuh,” he said. she argued.
She started to find her niche on the Gen Z-centric platform after creating a profile last week and already has 2.1 million subscribers.
In two recent TikToks that nodded to her iconic role as Cher Horowitz in the 1995 classic Clueless, she slipped into the famous yellow plaid blazer and recreated scenes with her 10-year-old son Bear. .
She was seen recreating the scene from the movie where a random student puts her arm around her, prompting Cher to push him away and say, “Ew, let go of me … Ugh, like!”
“As if!”: Alicia’s three videos on TikTok went viral after creating a profile on the Gen-Z-centric app last week
Iconic line: In the scene, Cher pushes a random student away after he invades his personal space and says “Ew, let go of me … Ugh, like!”
After her meteoric rise through the classic teen film, she admitted that she was initially “Overwhelmed” by fame.
She shared, “I was so upset to be famous because I was such a young girl and that was never really my intention.”
And Alicia thinks that finding fame and success at such a young age means that she “missed a few emotional milestones,” but recognized that there were positives.
“I think I probably missed some emotional milestones that had to happen in a normal developmental situation. But I also jumped light years ahead in other ways. It’s kind of a combo board. You win some and you lose some.
Finding Her Place: After her meteoric rise from the classic teen film, she admitted she was first “overwhelmed” by stardom; photo february 2020