David hasselhoff Officially Changes His Name to “David Hoff” – Watch

Updated: November 15, 2015
David hasselhoff Officially Changes His Name to 'David Hoff' - Watch

David Hasselhoff is no longer David Hasselhoff — sort of.

David Hasselhoff is no more. At least, that’s what the singer, actor and American treasure is claiming. The former Hasselhoff announced in a YouTube video that his new name is David Hoff.

“I’ve been wanting to drop the Hassel from my life for years. Now I have made it official.”

And the 63-year-old star – who showed off framed documents bearing his new surname – is feeling “great” thanks to his shortened name.

He tweeted: “Big news today and a massive relief for me. I hope everyone can understand… it feels great!”

David hasselhoff recently admitted he is worried the forthcoming Baywatch movie will be a “joke” and would only agree to appear in the much-discussed movie alongside Zac Efron if it were to remain true to the original storyline.

Asked if he’s been offered a role in the movie, David said: “I don’t really know [if I’m in it]. I don’t really know if I want to be in it.”

David hasselhoff also said he’d previously been offered the chance to appear in a movie version of another of his TV shows, Knight Rider, but was unimpressed with the script.

He added: “You know, I saw a Knight Rider script and I hated it. The girl said, ‘What did you think?’ And I said, ‘When it got to my part the script flew out of my hand.’ I never saw it again.

“You know, if Knight Rider is true to Knight Rider, I would do it. If Baywatch is going to be a joke, I don’t think so.

“I might do Baywatch the musical or something like that. Make it something as close to what it was. They laughed at it but they still loved it. I don’t want it to be a joke.”

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