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Emma Stone Brought Billie Jean King As Her Date To The 2018 Golden Globes And I'm Going To Need To Be Resuscitated

A King and a Queen.

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Well, Stone was privileged enough this year to portray one of the world's most beloved feminist icons, tennis legend Billie Jean King.

THEN & NOW: #BobbyRiggs & me at #BattleOfTheSexes presser in 1973; @stevecarell and #EmmaStone as us, filming now!🎾

The resemblance is UNCANNY.

King was quick to give her stamp of approval on Stone's performance, and Stone was even nominated for a Golden Globe.

Battle of the Sexes / Via instagram.com

So, as you can imagine, King was the absolute perfect choice for Stone's Golden Globes date.

Looking forward to the @goldenglobes tonight! #SundayFunday #GoldenGlobes https://t.co/jg8XfgPprL

Stone was one of many actors who chose to forgo the typical plus-one to bring an activist instead, while many other attendees wore black in solidarity of the Time's Up movement.

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King and Stone are pictured here with (from left) Mariah Carey, America Ferrera, and Natalie Portman at the Golden Globes.

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