Lily Allen has lost the battle. The English recording artist and actress was not granted permission to change her name.The Smile vocalist had no choice but to use her maiden name for her music comeback. Watt happened is record label bosses have given her a ban from changing her stage moniker. She was hoping to take her husband’s last name, however plans to get herself back in as the name Lily Rose Cooper has been rejected, not allowed. She tells Britain’s Nme magazine,
“Sadly, in this day and age, I still need their support. They’re the bank manager, and if they don’t get their money out, then I’m not going to get anywhere. I understand that my name is quite big, but it’s about picking your battles…”
The story is Allen and Sam Cooper were wed in 2011, then she wanted to start a family so she took a break before she made a return to the charts late last year, 2013.