Clueless actress Alicia Silverstone, 44, says her first name has been mispronounced for DECADES as she tells fans how to get it right but insists ‘it doesn’t bother me’
Alicia Silverstone is setting the record straight on how her name is meant to be pronounced.
The 44-year-old Clueless actress took to TikTok to clarify the phonetics after insisting everyone has been getting it wrong for years.
‘Just an FYI… It’s Ali-SEE-yuh,’ said the beautiful blonde who is a single mother.
Setting the record straight: Alicia Silverstone, 44, clarifies the correct pronunciation of her name on TikTok after insisting everyone has been getting it 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…and then tell me what people mispronounce it as.’
In her dueted video the Hollywood star went through the many names people had been calling her. ‘My name is Ali-see-yuh. Ali-see-yuh. Not Alee-sha.’
The video — which has accrued a whopping 6M views since it was posted on 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 that people ‘get it right’ for her mom’s sake.
Viral trend: The Clueless star’s declaration was part of a new viral trend that reads: ‘Tell me what your name is…and then tell me what people mispronounce it as’
Just an FYI: ‘Just an FYI… It’s Ali-SEE-yuh,’ she said in her video after going through the various names people have called her
‘Get it right!’ She later added that it ‘doesn’t bother’ her but begged that people ‘get it right’ for her ‘sweet mama’