You'll never guess what alias Sarah Palin used at her N.Y. hotel
Well, maybe you might.
It's common practice for celebrities and public figures to register in hotels using fake names to avoid 2 a.m. calls from drunk fans or, in the case of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, for Secret Service security reasons.
Thanks to our friends over at TMZ, we now know the false first name Palin used when she checked into Manhattan's Omni Berkshire Hotel for her "Saturday Night Live" appearance last weekend.
TMZ also tells us Palin is a big diet soda drinker. And ordered copies of the New York Daily News, Post, Times and USA Today.
But here's the game. Watch this video and see if you can guess what the false name was.
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Yup, you probably guessed it.
According to TMZ, which has more details, the fake name Sarah Palin used was the name of the actress who's made a whole new late-night career out of mercilessly parodying the Alaska chief executive: Tina, as in Fey.
Someone on the governor's travel staff has a delicious sense of irony.
Gov. Palin leaves NBC Studios in Manhattan to return to her hotel after taping "Saturday Night Live" last Saturday.
Photo credit: David Karp / Associated Press