Megan Fox’s New Nickname for Machine Gun Kelly Has Fans Freaking Out: ‘Why [Are You] Calling Him That’

Meghan Fox shared a new nickname for her beau Machine Gun Kelly that has fans freaking out. The couple, who met on the set of Midnight in the Switchgrass, have been together for over one year. They went public with their relationship in June 2020 after the actor separated from her husband, Dancing With the Stars, contestant Brian Austin Green.

In the caption to a photo Fox shared with her 14 million Instagram followers, she used a new nickname for the rocker, also known by his given name of Colson Baker.

Meghan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly pose on the MTV VMA's red carpet.
Meghan Fox and Machine Gun Kelly | Taylor Hill/FilmMagic

Machine Gun Kelly and Meghan Fox stole the VMA’s red carpet

Prior to his dynamic MTV Video Music Awards performance of the song “Papercuts,” Fox and Kelly were the toast of the red carpet in ensembles that showed off their sexy style.

The rocker donned a bright red metallic suit with pearl accents. Attached to his face were pearls and rhinestones in a pattern that highlighted his high cheekbones and nose. On his hand, he wore what looked like a stylish version of brass knuckles.

Fox dared to bare it all in a bold and sexy Thierry Mugler sheer dress. Silver threads highlighted the flesh-colored garment. She wore a shimmery thong underneath. Fox paired the dress with sky-high ankle strap shoes. Fox added extensions to her dark hair, which lent a mermaid look to the ensemble.

What is the new nickname Meghan Fox gave Machine Gun Kelly?

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In the caption of her two image slideshow seen above, Fox called Kelly “daddy.” She said he was going to win an award during the evening. Kelly won a Moonman statuette in the category of Best Alternative video for his clip for “My Ex’s Best Friend (feat. Blackbear).”

Upon accepting his award, Kelly told the crowd, “Shout out to the emo kids.” He also thanked the video’s director, Van Alpert, whom he said he hadn’t talked to since the video shoot because they got into a fight on set but said, “We won.”

Fox told Lala Kent and Randall Emmett on their podcast, Give Them Lala … With Randall in July 2021, she knew immediately she and Kelly had something special.

“I knew right away that he was what I call a twin flame,” she said. “Instead of a soul mate, a twin flame is actually where a soul has ascended into a high enough level that it can be split into two different bodies at the same time. So we’re actually two halves of the same soul, I think. And I said that to him almost immediately because I felt it right away,” she explained.

Fans had mixed feelings about the nickname

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Fans of the rocker had mixed feelings about Fox’s nickname.

“Why R U calling him that?” asked one follower.

A second fan penned, “Meghan, Lily, but the caption made me want to gouge my eyes out.”

Thirdly, a fan claimed, “We’re not gonna talk abt [sic] the caption? Ok then.”

A fourth fan wrote, “Right? She’s older. More like her little brother.”

Machine Gun Kelly is currently on his “Tickets To My Downfall Tour.” Dates run through Oct. 31, with one additional show scheduled for Dec. 18 in Cleveland, OH.