Published On: Aug 07 2014 03:05:20 PM CDTUpdated On: Nov 13 2014 01:00:00 AM CST
Happy 35th birthday to the ex-NBA star known as Metta World Peace (originally named Ron Artest), who recently announced he's changing his name again to The Panda's Friend in honor of his move to China. Check out some other ridiculous celebrity name changes through the years:
Prince to a symbol
Chad Johnson to Chad Ochocinco
Lil' Bow Wow to Bow Wow to Shad Moss
Arnold George Dorsey to Engelbert Humperdinck
Lisa Bonet to Lilakoi Moon
Mark Sinclair Vincent to Vin Diesel
Caryn Johnson to Whoopi Goldberg
Ol' Dirty Bastard to Big Baby Jesus
Calvin Broadus Jr. to Snoop Dogg to Snoop Lion
Puff Daddy to P.Diddy to Diddy
Steven Demetre Georgiou to Cat Stevens to Yusuf Islam
Ron Artest to Metta World Peace to The Panda's Friend
Plains All-American Pipeline workers were about 25 miles away when a pressure variance was detected near Refugio. A company spokesperson said they shut off flow to the north and received a report from firefighters about an oily smell.
"Mary Had a Little Lamb" is first published, the Brooklyn Bridge opens, Major League Baseball gets lit up, Bob Dylan is born, and "Thelma & Louise" and "Braveheart" premiere in theaters, all on this day.