Zoe Saldana and her husband Italian artist, Marco Perego, may start a trend. Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego wed in 2013 and Marco insisted he take Zoe’s name.
In the July 2015 issue of InStyle, Zoe says she tried to convince him to keep his name, “I told him, ‘If you use my name, you’re going to be emasculated by your community of artists, by your Latin community of men, by the world.’ But Marco looks up at me and says, ‘Ah, Zoe, I don’t give a s–t.'”
According to NYdailynews,
Introducing Mr. Zoe Saldana.
The 36-year-old actress revealed how her husband, Marco Perego, decided to take her last name despite her warnings.
“I tried to talk him out of it, ‘If you use my name, you’re going to be emasculated by your community of artists, by your Latin community of men, by the world,'” she said in the July cover story for InStyle. “But Marco looks up at me and says (she puts on a cute Italian accent), ‘Ah, Zoe, I don’t give a sheet.'”
The couple secretly married two years ago this month and welcomed twins boys Bowie Ezio and Cy Aridio in November. Saldana boasted about how wonderful being a mom has been and how parenthood made her marriage to the Italian artist even stronger.
“When we had our boys, I looked at my husband and I realized: I was meant for you, and you were meant for me,” she told the mag on newsstands Friday. “I’ve always felt comfortable around men as long as they were my friends. Now I finally feel comfortable with my lover.” – Continue Reading Here
So ladies, what are your thoughts on men taking your surname? Fellas, would you do it?