It's not every day you get to meet a celebrity. And let's face it, we all get a little star struck sometimes. How can a person not when they run into someone famous? Unfortunately, some "star struck" people jump to conclusions before actually confirming whether or not the person before their eyes are really who they think they are. In some of these situations, it's understandable if the imposter really does have a striking resemblance to the celebrity. Other situations, however, are just completely unforgivable. Check out some of the lookalike celebrities below.
#1. This guy thought he met George Lucas at the Star Wars Celebration.
It’s definitely the appropriate setting to meet Mr. Lucas, but sorry this is not the man you think he is.
#2. When Tom Cruise buys food from your store in Thailand, what do you do?
Take a photo with him and post it up on your restaurant for everyone else to see (of course).
#3. When you think Tupac has been dead this whole time.
And then you walk into a barbershop and find out he’s been in hiding as a barber this entire time.
#4. It's not often you get to run into a celebrity at a party.
This is not one of the rare times that someone has. Sorry dude, that is not Maggie Gyllenhaal.
#5. Nothing better than spotting Danny DeVito in a random crowd for a photo.
This isn’t Danny DeVito but he might be a distant cousin of some sort.
#6. Spotted enjoying a T-Bone steak in Denver, Colorado: Vin Diesel.
Good thing this guy only admired from afar and didn’t ask for an actual photo.
#7. What are the odds that you run into not just one but TWO celebrities?!
Dave Chappelle AND Michael Douglas? This is too good to be true (and it is).
#8. She stopped this man for a photo because she thought he was Hannibal Buress.
But you have to admit, this man does have a striking similarity. At first glance, others would probably mistaken him for Buress as well.
#9. This bus passenger thought they ran into James Corden in Austria.
However, we think we can confidently say it’s very unlikely that James Corden would be on the bus.
#10. When your mom thinks she met Peter Jackson.
We don’t blame her. Directors don’t get much screen time, so they can be hard to point out in a crowd.
#11. When you enter a festival with a sign of Larry David and then MEET Larry David inside the festival!
Because yeah Larry David accidentally ended up at Bonnaroo somehow. Pretty similar, but not quite.
#12. When your sister is convinced that the guy working at a sandwich shop in Canada is Martin Starr.
But why would he be here and not on the set of “Silicon Valley”?
#13. It's always nice running into actors from "The Walking Dead."
It’s so great to see Abraham is doing so well. He definitely needs to do some beard trimming though.
#14. He thought he ran into John Legend in Paris.
Well that must have been momentarily exciting for him. We wonder how heartbroken he was when he found out the guy in the photo wasn’t Mr. Legend.
#15. Someone's dad thought he met Woody Harrelson on his flight.
But the Woody Harrelson lookalike must have thought he met Guy Fieri!
#16. It's not every day you get to meet someone as historically legendary as Benjamin Franklin.
Hopefully, whoever took this photo got their $100 bill autographed by him.
#17. What's Guy Fieri doing in DisneyWorld?
We almost didn’t recognize him without his flame-graphic shirt.
#18. She legit thought she met Kid Rock.
How dare the people surrounding her not tell her otherwise.
#19. If Chris Hemsworth says this dude is Robert Downey Jr then it has to be him, right?
Why else would be be asking him for some health tips and conversing with him about the upcoming Avengers?
#20. Hugh Hefner at a Texas Roadhouse in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
He’s in a purple robe with a pipe in his mouth? That’s GOTTA be him then, no doubt.
#21. You know nothing, Jon Snow!
Well apparently this dude knows nothing, because THAT is NOT Jon Snow.
#22. Wow these girls are so lucky that they got to get a picture with Drake!
Did we say lucky? We meant to say foolish because they got played by this lookalike!
#23. We do admit this man does look just as handsome as Jake Gyllenhaal.
However, this man is definitely not Jake. Nice try though. Maybe pull up a photo of him on google next time before jumping to conclusions.
#24. Omg, Blake Shelton is that really you?
No, but this just might be Blake’s long lost twin brother.
#25. Some girls just have all the luck.
Like these three for successfully asking for and taking a photo with a man who is not Rod Stewart.
#26. Sometimes when you're the one being mistaken for the celeb, you just gotta accept it.
Because it’s a pretty great feeling that you’ll probably never experience again.
#27. Did Ryan Reynolds leave Hollywood?
Because apparently he’s found a new passion in working for amusement parks.
#28. And then there's that one time this dude shared a beer with young Abraham Lincoln.
You gotta admit, this is probably how Abraham looked in his earlier years.