The Hottest Baby Name of 2012?

According to Nameberry, which analyzes naming trends, one of the hottest choices for female babies this year is “the sleek, simple, if somewhat mournful” Ru, er, Rue. As in: The name of the sweet young girl who meets a tragic end in The Hunger Games. Not our beloved 6’5″ Glamazon drag empress. But in 30 years, when these little Rues are all grown up and The Hunger Games is just an old movie they show on TCM, I’m sure it’s RUPAUL that will be called to mind whenever they are introduced, right?

 

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