NFL Player’s New Name Sounds Like Hitler

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Donte Whitner, the safety for the 49ers, has decided he hates the letter W and officially changed his last name to “Hitner” (which sounds a lot like Hitler, by the way). The NFL player tweeted the news from his personal account, stating: “It’s official...The W is being removed from my last name from Whitner to Hitner...GM.” Of course, the 28-year-old had to ask permission first. “Mom said its ok (y’all kno I had to ask 1st lol),” he tweeted Tuesday. Might want to stay away from that jersey ...