Anna Kendrick, Jessica Biel and More Stars Get Travoltified With Adele Dazeem Name Generator


By Zach Johnson Mar 04, 2014 2:02 PMTags
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John Travolta is never going to live this down.

Courtesy of Slate, people can now "Travoltify" their names using a widget that mocks the actor's mispronunciation of Idina Menzel's name at the Oscars. Celebrities wasted no time using the "The Adele Dazeem Name Generator" to imagine how Travolta might misread their names on the prompter.

E! News confirmed that Travolta was present during the 86th Annual Academy Awards rehearsal on Saturday, and the 60-year-old Saturday Night Fever star had no problem pronouncing Menzel's name. "No one knows what happened," a source said Monday. "Maybe nerves just got the best of him."

Travolta's reps have not responded to E! News request for comment.

Menzel, 42, has yet to directly address the Travolta incident publicly, but the Broadway veteran did tweet on Monday, saying, "Still pinching myself over my entire #Oscars experience. Dream come true."

Josh Groban came to her defense, writing, "The oddest part of the whole 'Adele Dazeem' intro is the audience applauds like 'oh goody she's wonderful.'" He then added, "In all seriousness, BRAVO to my friend and duet partner @idinamenzel on crushing it last night. Looked and sounded radiant."

Menzel retweeted him and wrote, "Thanks man! Being your duet partner is up there with the oscars!"

Here's a sampling of stars who used "The Adele Dazeem Name Generator" after the Oscars:

And just FYI, "John Travolta" travoltafied is "Jan Thozomas."