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Sam Jackson Is Right, “We Don’t All Look Alike”: Black Celebrities Mistaken For Each Other

February 11th, 2014 - By Victoria Uwumarogie
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Most people were laughing at the video of Samuel Jackson on the CW-affiliate news show KTLA being interviewed about his new film RoboCop. Of course, the film isn’t funny, but rather, the fact that anchor Sam Rubin confused him for Laurence Fishburne–who he looks nothing like. Jackson playfully taunted Rubin and reminded him, “We don’t all look alike!” But this is something that happens all the time in entertainment and media. Black folks who you wouldn’t even think were second cousins or sometimes aren’t even the same gender (remember Idris and Alfre?) get confused for one another both on TV, in the news, and in public. Here are 10 cases that were just a little too foolish for us.

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Rihanna and Ashanti

This wasn’t about a similarity in looks as much as it was about Rihanna and Beyoncé being the only singers people talk about in media. Because of this, even when they’re finally talking about someone else, like Ashanti for instance, these ladies are still on their brain. In a story by the New York Post (caught by Gawker, who we will link to a few times in this slideshow) on a stalker Ashanti was dealing with, she was referred to as “Ri Ri” in the title.

Rihanna and Ashanti

Y’all Gots Ta Be Related! Celebs Who Really Could Be Twins

August 6th, 2013 - By Meghan Reid
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They say everyone has a twin in this world, and that is definitely true in the world of entertainment. Of course a lot of people in Hollywood have the same look, but these ladies and gentlemen look like they could’ve been separated at birth — fo’real.
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 K. Foxx and Serena Williams

If you happened to watch VH1’s Gossip Game you may have mistaken Hot 97’s host K. Foxx for Serena Williams. They look exactly alike without a second glance.

I Knooooooooow You See It–Or Not: Do These Celebrities Actually Look Alike?

December 12th, 2012 - By Clarke Gail Baines
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Maybe it’s the way they smile. Maybe it’s the eyes? Maybe it’s the nose? Whatever it is, for some reason, a lot of people see the following celebs and say, “Oh girl, I thought that was ___!” or “She looks like ___.” It’s easy to get people mistaken identity wise in Hollywood since so many people go out of their way to look similar, but do these celebrities who some vehemently think look similar ACTUALLY look similar??? That’s for you to let us know. Shall we? And yes, be prepared to click…per the usual…