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Chrissy Teigen Will Not Be Naming Her Child After an Instagram Filter, But Thanks

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Parents of newborn children, model Chrissy Teigen sees you naming your children after Instagram filters, and she's good. But thanks!

This morning, BabyCenter released its annual list of the most popular baby names of 2015, which was filled with the usual dose of Sophias, Emmas, Jacksons, and Aidens. Also included: the rather bizarre, albeit highly predictable trend of parents naming their children after Instagram filters. According to the organization, the names Lux, Ludwig, Juno, Amaro, Valencia, Willow, and Reyes have all jumped in popularity over the past year, one even as high as a 75% increase since 2014:

But in case you were wondering, Chrissy Teigen's unborn child will emphatically not be one of these sepia-toned babies. This afternoon, she cleared the air with a sarcastic tweet.

Translation: Hard pass.