Wife of HGTV Star Changes Her Name, Confusing Fans

One 12 months in and it is lastly Instagram-official: Tarek El Moussa’s spouse Heather Rae modified her title on social media a number of days earlier than the couple, who will quickly star collectively in an HGTV show, have fun their first anniversary. But many followers have been confused by her announcement.

Heather Rae El Moussa Calls Attention to Her Name Change

On October 19, the star of Netflix’s “Selling Sunset” posted an Instagram photograph of her and her husband of practically a 12 months, “Flipping 101” host Tarek El Moussa, sharing an replace on her being pregnant. She is anticipating the couple’s first little one, a child boy, in early 2023. At the top of the submit, she wrote, “Also peep the title change … simply in time for our 1 12 months anniversary this week.”

Heather additionally drew consideration to the information by way of her Instagram Story, telling her followers to “learn till the top of the caption” of her latest submit, saying “it is one thing I’m additional enthusiastic about that occurred right now.”

Eagle-eyed followers seen that her earlier Instagram deal with, @heatherraeyoung, which had mirrored her maiden title, has now been modified to @theheatherraeelmoussa to mirror her married title. Dozens of them wrote, “love the title change!”

But others hadn’t paid that shut consideration to Heather’s social media deal with and, with out additional clarification, her notes prompted confusion amongst her followers.

One fan wrote, “Am I lacking one thing?? What title Change???”

A health care provider responded, saying, “Nice to vary your title earlier than you show up in labor!”

Another thought she was speaking in regards to the title of the child, writing, “Name change? Didn’t know you had a reputation in thoughts. Plus we do not even know what month you are due.”

Heather replied, “title change as in Heather El Moussa … I’m not saying my due date”

In a shock twist, one lady even wrote that her household named their rooster after the mom-to-be, writing, “Thanks for maintaining it actual and sharing your journey… we named our favourite rooster after you as a result of you’re the sweetest and most enjoyable of all!!”

Before the couple obtained married on October 23, 2021, close to Santa Barbara, California, Heather posted an Instagram video from the courthouse the place they obtained their marriage license and implied she was about to vary her title, writing, “One step nearer to changing into Mrs. El Moussa !!!”

Though she could have modified her final title legally, it may possibly truly be tough to vary the title of a verified Instagram person like Heather, who has a blue test subsequent to her title to show that the platform has verified her identification. The course of is designed to make it tougher for imposters to create pretend accounts, however it may possibly take some time for a celeb to vary their deal with after already being verified below a unique title.

And although the title change occurred on Instagram, the true property dealer continues to be listed as Heather Rae Young on Facebook, the place she posted the very same announcement about her title change, which confused followers even additional, with one writing, “Saw your ‘new’ title on IG however right here on Facebook it’s nonetheless Young!!”

The El Moussas Celebrate Their First Anniversary With Weekend Getaway

In early 2023, they’re scheduled to debut their new HGTV show, “The Flipping El Moussas,” and have been filming home flips in current weeks for the collection, and across the identical time, their child boy is because of arrive.

On October 20, Heather posted a video from the automobile on her Instagram Stories, as Tarek drove, on their approach to a weekend “babymoon” on the Surf and Sand Resort in Laguna Beach, California.

“Okay we’re each performed with work for the day, yay!” she mentioned from the passenger seat. “And we’re heading to our one-year anniversary weekend and…slash babymoon. We’re combining them each since we do not have quite a lot of time!”

On October 22, Tarek posted one other Instagram Story, displaying Heather sitting out on their seaside balcony in a white gown as she checked out her cellphone. But it was not as completely blissful because it appeared.

Tarek mentioned, “We wished a romantic trip away from building noise and guess what’s been happening all day?”

He peered over the balcony to show an enormous constructing below building subsequent door and mentioned, “Just building all day. All day since 7am” as Heather laughed within the background.


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