Update: The Ohio woman seeking to legally change her name to Sexy successfully pleaded her case in front of a Licking County judge today.
Here's some footage from the hearing, courtesy of the Columbus Dispatch.
Sheila just isn't cutting it for her anymore. In fact, Sheila has gone by her middle name — Ranae — for years instead of her proper name, weighed down by the "ugly" moniker. “I absolutely hate it,” she said. “I think it’s really ugly.” So on February 11, Sheila Ranae Crabtree will go before a judge in Licking County to hopefully etch a new permanent legal name for herself: Sexy.
“I wear Victoria’s Secret clothes all the time,” said Crabtree, who doesn’t want you to know how old she is. “I was like, ‘Shoot, I’ll just go for Sexy.’”
That sounds like as good a reason as any.
Judge Robert Hoover, who most definitely imagined that this would be the high-minded substance he would handle behind the bench, will make the decision on the mother of two's petition to become Sexy Crabtree.