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Simon Cowell changes his name to Lightning on ITV's Xtra Factor show
Xtra Factor

We sent Cheryl Cole a Deed Poll so she could give it to Simon Cowell on the first live Xtra Factor show on Saturday 9th October 2010.  This is what happened on the show...

After Storm Lee's audition, Simon refused to call Storm by his legal name, which Storm changed by Deed Poll when he was younger.  Simon didn't think Storm was his real name since it wasn't his birth name.  Simon then asked Cheryl if he changed his name to Lightning, would Cheryl call him by this name?  She rightly said she would and to make the point she thought she would give Simon a Deed Poll to change his name to Lightning.

Last updated: 23 October 2010

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