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Boo From "Monsters Inc." Is Named After A Real Person And I Found Her

Her name is what and she's named after who?

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Who could forget the timeless Disney/Pixar classic, Monster's Inc.?

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I'll tell you who couldn't: me. And even though it came out 17 years ago in the ancient times of 2001, it still holds up!

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Well I recently came across some information that shook me to my very core — information I wasn't prepared for. Information that made me spew milk all over the computer my job lets me use.

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Seriously, you might want to sit down for this.

Remember Boo? She's the two-year-old who basically sets the whole story in motion by escaping from her bedroom into the city of Monstropolis — or more specifically, the Monsters Inc. factory.

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Well only real Monsters Inc. fans will remember that Boo isn't her real name. Boo is the name Sully gives her.

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Her real name is...

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MARY!

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But that's not all, folks!

In a Disney/Pixar-official book released in 2015, we find out her last name as well...

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...and it's Gibbs! Mary Gibbs!

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MARY. GIBBS.

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You think I'm done, don't you? Well I've got some news that might surprise you: I'm not.

Mary Gibbs isn't some randomly selected name. It's also... THE NAME OF HER VOICE ACTOR.

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Here she is at the premiere!

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AND

HERE SHE IS NOW. Her Instagram account, yoga_boo, is pretty active and, believe it or not, she loves fitness and yoga.

Instagram: @yoga_boo

Anyway, enjoy the rest of your day.

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