Will Ferrell Says He Was 'So Embarrassed' By His Real Name Growing Up

Will Ferrell Says He Was 'So Embarrassed' By His Real Name Growing Up

Will Ferrell is totally cool having a meltdown in a glass case of emotion, but he’s a little ashamed by his real first name. The “Saturday Night Live” alum made the confession on Tuesday’s episode of Christina Applegate’s “MeSsy” podcast while the two former “Anchorman” co-stars spoke about their childhoods. “This is a minor thing in terms of — it’s not really even trauma — but I remember feeling so embarrassed because my real name is John, John William Ferrell,” …