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Gillian Anderson Tweeted An Adorable Photo Of A Young Kate McKinnon Dressed Like Dana Scully

This is what the internet was made for.

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Well, get ready for your heart to explode because Gillian Anderson took to social media to share this ridiculously cute photo of Kate McKinnon dressed up as Anderson's X-Files character, Dana Scully.

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The X-Files star posted the image to Twitter and Facebook with the lovely message, "Kate McKinnon, we have something in common & it's not slimy green things. #Ghostbusters #thefutureisfemale"


Kate McKinnon was not only inspired by Dana Scully on The X-Files, the SNL star also credits watching Gillian Anderson in the role with her first realization that she was gay.

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In an interview with Julie Goldman, Kate revealed, “I figured it out by watching The X-Files and noticing my physiological reaction to it. I thought it was a product of David Duchovny’s face but it was Gillian Anderson who still is the queen of my heart. So I knew then."