Heather Locklear Formally Requests Name Change, Celebrates Birthday With Boyfriend Jack Wagner

“Say It Isn’t So” — Heather Locklear is wiping away the last tie to her 12-year marriage to Bon Jovi rocker, Richie Sambora.

The former “Melrose Place” vixen, who filed for divorce from Richie in 2006, reportedly filed documents with a Los Angeles court on Friday asking to have her name changed from Heather Deen Sambora to Heather Locklear, according to TMZ.

The actress claims to need the name change immediately as she plans to travel abroad in late October, and must have a new passport with her old name attached, the site reported.

In related news, Heather celebrated her 49th birthday on Saturday.

The blond bombshell’s former “Melrose Place” co-star and boyfriend of three years, Jack Wagner, reportedly began the festivities early by throwing his lovely lady an intimate dinner party in Beverly Hills on Thursday night, according to People.

“Jack and Heather were cooking for all their friends,” an onlooker told the mag. “They were having so much fun.”

Heather will next be seen in Lifetime’s original psychological thriller, “He Loves Me,” which is slated to air in 2011.

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