The 32-year-old model and television personality explained Thursday after a fan criticized her for keeping her maiden name. The person said they will "never understand" why Teigen and other women wouldn't change their surname.
"You'll never understand the simple reason of 'because I don't want to'?" Teigen responded on Twitter.
Teigen had addressed the subject in an earlier tweet after a person asked "to hear the reasoning behind women who won't take their husband's last name."
"my husband didn't even take his last name?" the star answered, referencing how Legend's name is a stage name.
You’ll never understand the simple reason of “because I don’t want to”? https://t.co/NrOvLr9UF7— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) March 22, 2018
my husband didn’t even take his last name? https://t.co/BMo6OsgcVv— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) March 22, 2018
Legend's given name is John Roger Stephens. He and Teigen share 23-month-old daughter Luna Simone, but have yet to think of a name for their unborn son.
"[With Luna], there was a blood moon happening," she shared. "It was a very beautiful night. Really big, vivid, red moon, and just gorgeous. I have this love for space ... I just thought Luna was perfect."