Big Brother's Julie Chen Moonves Reveals the Reason Why She Changed Her Last Name

Julie Chen Moonves added her married name, Moonves, to her name

she added the name back in 2018

in surprise announcement during her sign off from Big Brother.

Moonves” is the last name of Julie‘s husband, Les Moonves, who used to be the CEO of CBS.

“I made the change on the fly on a live show in the spur of the moment,” she told Deadline.

“I didn’t tell anybody. I was like toying with it and I remember my heart racing while I thought, ‘am I gonna do it?’ It just became a moment.”