Top Stories

Emma Stone Struggled with Picking Stage Name

Emma Stone Struggled with Picking Stage Name

Emma Stone keeps her head down as she leaves the Andy LeCompte salon on Wednesday (August 29) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 23-year-old actress recently told Interview magazine that she struggled in picking a stage name after she realized her real name – Emily Stone – was already being used by another actress.

“I was 16 at the time, and I hadn’t done anything yet, so I was like, ‘I can be whatever I want to be. What name do I want to have?’” Emma said.

“So I went though a list of names and picked Riley,” she added. “But then I had an identity crisis pretty much right after because I had a guest part on Malcolm in the Middle and everyone kept on yelling, ‘Riley!’ and I didn’t know who they were talking to. So I had to change my professional name to Emma, which my mom always called me.”

FYI: Emma is wearing rag & bone’s “Kensington” skinny jeans and “Harrow” boots, and carrying a Michael Kors bag.

15+ pictures inside of Emma Stone leaving the salon…

Like Just Jared on Facebook
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 01
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 02
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 03
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 04
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 05
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 06
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 07
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 08
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 09
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 10
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 11
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 12
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 13
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 14
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 15
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 16
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 17
emma stone struggled with finding stage name 18

JJ Links Around The Web

Wenn
  • How many glasses of wine can Gerard Depardieu drink a day?- US Weekly
  • Joan Rivers' doctor was also Celine Dion's doctor- TMZ
  • Macklemore is the latest victim of a death hoax- Gossip Cop
  • Check out cast portraits for Jane the Virgin - Just Jared Jr
  • Bill Hader will host Saturday Night Live- Entertainment Weekly
  • Curly Sue star Alisan Porter opens up about battle with alcoholism- Huffington Post
  • Rosario Dawson is reportedly up for a role in True Detective 2 - Lainey Gossip
  • Doctor Who star Matt Smith joins the cast of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies- The Hollywood Reporter
  • Ana Braga shows off her sexy bikini body- Hollywood Tuna

11 Comments

# 1

I really hope she does a new movie soon!!! Love her so, so much! My fav lady in Hollywood atm. <333

# 2

she is so fine

# 3
fdhufduifd @ 08/30/2012 at 4:22 am

why does she look like Kate Bosworth.

# 4

Why didn’t her mom just name her Emma if she called her that anyway?

# 5

Love this girl! She’s so natural looking and down to earth. All her friends and even Andrew call her “Em”.

She’s going to be on the live Stand Up to Cancer Telethon next Friday. Her mom had breast cancer but is in remission now.

# 6

Looks better as a ginger.

# 7

emma go ginger !!!!

# 8

Emma was pulled over for speeding while in Malibu. with Andrew’s car (Audi A7) for the second time! Oddly, this happened just days after Emma’s boyfriend. Where is the that news, JJ?

# 9

anyone know where those boots are from?

oh never mind, i actually read it above in the article!

Why did she not change her name to Emmaly? Would be way more original and would give her the opportunity to explain her name Emmaly.
BTW why the h*ll is the other ‘famous’ Emily Stone? Never heard of her.

Comment and Share!








You have of 5,000 characters left.

A Member of Townsquare Entertainment News | Advertise here