You’ve probably seen those galleries online of people who look like their pets and there’s even some quasi-science behind it. But have you heard of people dating people who look like themselves? It’s a thing, and there’s a name for it.
The term is: “Doppelbanging,” which is obviously a play on “doppelganger.” According to “Cosmopolitan”, the term first started trending within the LGBT community. And while a lot of people say “opposites attract,” there’s some science behind being attracted to similarities too.
The “Daily Mail” highlighted a few celebrity examples: Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen , Courteney Cox and her partner Johnny McDaid, Kristen Stewart and her fiancée Dylan Meyer, Jessica Biel and Justin Timberlake, and Benedict Cumberbatch and his wife Sophie Hunter. Let’s take a look at some of our favorite celebrity couples who look alike: