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OK, I don't expect everybody to know stuff about the Beatles to the degree that I know stuff about the Beatles. But this is just a basic error, and People Magazine, of all things, should have caught it:

Stella McCartney and her husband have named their infant son. Miller Alasdhair James Willis was born Friday in London, weighing 7 pounds, 7 ounces. McCartney, the daughter of Paul McCartney, and her husband, Alasdhair Willis, turned to her family name for their son's third name, People magazine said Tuesday.

The 33-year-old fashion designer has a grandfather named James Paul McCartney and a brother named James Louis McCartney.

Hello! She also has a father named James Paul McCartney! Everybody knows that, right? Right? It's not just me? (Please say it's not just me.)

Replies: 8 Confessions

Oh, is he that as well?

jima @ 03/02/2005 11:37 AM CST


Nope. It's just you.

Who is this McCartney fella, anyway?

Phineas @ 03/02/2005 12:56 PM CST


Oh, right, James McCartney. Wasn't he with The Smiths?

elavil @ 03/02/2005 01:43 PM CST


He's an actor whose films include "Give My Regards to Broad Street," with Tracey Ullman.

Amy C @ 03/02/2005 01:44 PM CST


And also Richard Starkey, of "Caveman" fame.

jima @ 03/02/2005 02:17 PM CST


Is he related to my ex-boyfriend Bryon Paul McCartney?

Brenda @ 03/02/2005 02:39 PM CST


I don't see how he could NOT be!

Amy C @ 03/02/2005 03:14 PM CST


Richard Starkey! I know him! He played Frank Zappa in "200 Motels"!

elavil @ 03/02/2005 06:16 PM CST


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