Emily Ratajkowski teaches fans the real way to pronounce her surname
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Model and actress Emily Ratajkowski has revealed how to pronounce her last name 'the Polish way' and we're ashamed to say we've been getting it wrong all these years.
The model explained how to correctly say her tricky surname in a recent TikTok video shared by fashion brand Tory Burch:
If you've been pronouncing her name and emphasising the 'j', which would be the commonly adopted American pronunciation, then we're sorry to break it to you but you've been saying it wrong this entire time.
Speaking in the viral TikTok clip, the interviewer asked Emily while she was getting her glam done backstage: "How do you pronounce your last name?"
To which the 31-year-old explained: "Rah-tah-kove-ska. That's the Polish way."
Simple as that.
Now apparently, it can have slight variations as Slavic monikers can change dependent on the person's gender, so for men it would be 'Ratajkowski' and for women it's 'Ratajkowska'.
Emily's name correction comes just after the Gone Girl actor confirmed her relationship with comedian Eric Andre, as the couple went Instagram official with a cheeky nude snap.
In a post to her Instagram Stories and her 29.7million followers, Emily shared a picture featuring Eric lay across a sofa with only an artfully placed emoji for his modesty.
Looking in the mirror behind him, Emily could be spotted also nude as she took the snap.
Eric, who posted the snap to his Instagram grid, captioned the cheeky image "Happy Valentine’s Day."
The couple had been seen out on dates previously including a meal in a restaurant and a holiday in the Cayman Islands, but they waited until Valentine's Day to confirm their romance.
The romance between Ratajkowski and Andre comes after the model divorced her film producer husband Sebastian Bear-McClard in 2022.
Following the split, she opened up about going on dates in the public eye during an episode of her podcast, High Low with EmRata.
"I've gone on dates where there's been no pictures, and I'm like, 'All good,' and then there's been times where literally the first time that I've met someone, we spent two hours together, and there's pictures on the Internet," she said.
"[My dates] know exactly where I'm at, even with things that I don't necessarily want to share, and they don't necessarily want to know," she continued.
"So, that's been a whole other aspect of just trying to keep things casual and also be cognizant of people's feelings, and that's been kind of tricky to navigate."
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