7 Ridiculous Jobs You Can Get As A Celebrity Lookalike

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Grande is now suing the shit out of the chain for trying to use her likeness to shill their blackjack sets or whatever it is that Forever 21 sells. Not only did they hire a lookalike, but they used actual photos of her and her music, basically shrugging off the whole idea of asking permission and just hoping shit would be cool when an actual endorsement deal fell through.

She’s not the only one who’s had to do this. Robin Williams sued a lookalike for trading on his name back in 2005. Crispin Glover sued the producers of Back To The Future Part II for hijacking his likeness and putting it on another actor. Kim Kardashian sued Old Navy for using a lookalike in one of their ads. But notice that most of the time, it’s the company getting sued and not the lookalike. So read the fine print before taking the job, guy who looks like The Rock.

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Doppelbabies!

Speaking of Kim Kardashian, she doesn’t just use clothes doubles, but baby doubles as well. So you can get a job as a celebrity lookalike before you master your own bowels. Nice. There were reports that Kim and Kanye paid upwards of $500,000 to hire a baby lookalike to throw the paparazzi off their scent while the real baby North was out and about. Either this is the most baffling waste of money I have ever heard of, or it’s a terrifying sign of our civilization’s impending collapse. Or both?

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Imagine being a paparazzo who, for whatever shameful reason, wants a photo of Kim and Kanye’s baby. So you see a baby leave the house with the nanny, and you speed off on your Shame Scooter and snap a few pics and sell them to TMZ or whatever. But it’s not the real baby! It’s a different baby! Well, who gives a shit? How would you even know? And why do the parents care if you’re taking pictures of their baby or some similar one they swapped in? Wait, is it a safety thing? Are they worried that aggressive paparazzi will damage their real baby, so they hire a lesser baby to take the hit instead? This is madness from every angle!