Ron Artest To Be Called World Peace

NBA Star Ron Artest of the Los Angeles Lakers wants to change his name to Metta World Peace. The Associated Press is reporting that Artest’s lawyer filed a petition with the Los Angeles Superior Court seeking the change. Metta, is a Buddhist word that means wanting to create world peace.

NBA Star Ron Artest and Elie Seckbach You can now call him – Metta World Peace

Ron was born with the name Ronald William Artest Jr. In the court documents, Artest cites personal reasons for wanting to make the change.

An Aug. 26 court date was set to consider the petition.

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