49ers safety Donte Whitner's plans to legally change his last name have been put to a halt due to the government's recent shutdown.

Whitner, who wants to change his name to "Hitner", took to Twitter to let out his frustration about the shutdown:

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And for those wondering how serious he is about the change, check out how he introduces himself:

Whitner says his family and friends have always referred to him as “Hitner” due to the way he plays so this last name change isn’t that far fetched.

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