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Simu Liu Modeled For Stock Images Before He Was Famous, And These Photos Have Blessed My Soul

From stock image model to Marvel superhero.

You may recognize Simu Liu from his upcoming movie, Shang-Chi, coming out September 3rd, 2021.

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Or as Jung in Kim's Convenience...

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Or as Tom in Yappie...

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Or as Garbage Boy in Nora From Queens...

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Or if you're a fan for ✨other✨ reasons 😏

Do I look like a dorky sidekick to you?

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Well, I recently came across this tweet by @falconspatriot:

This stock photos of Simu Liu are so funny help #$&@*

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And I just 🤭 ...

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I just wanna say...

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Simu, you are a gift, and I can't wait to go through all of these.

Look at these gems ✨:

Stock photo of Simu Liu participating in internet research in the office; A multi-ethnic group of business professionals doing internet research and are surfing the web together in the office.
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Stock photo of Simu Liu giving a boardroom presentation to a multi-ethnic group of business professionals.
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Stock photo of Simu Liu participating in "group of business people working in office"
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Simu Liu smiling into the camera while "diverse graphic designers are working in office"
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Why does his shirt open like that? I'm not complaining though 👀.

But wait!! There's more:

Simu Liu having a discussion about financial data with a multi-ethnic group of business professionals during a boardroom meeting at the office.
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Simu Liu working with diverse graphic designers in office.
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Look at this precious boy in the back:

A multi-ethnic group of business professionals are standing together in a group and are smiling while looking at the camera. Simu Liu is in peeping out in the back.
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Oop, there he is again, hello!

A multi-ethnic group of business professionals are standing together in a group and are smiling while looking at the camera. Simu Liu is in peeping out in the back.
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I wonder how these other people feel about being in the same stock photos as Simu Liu.

Simu Liu hosting a meeting with business people.
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I just love his smile 💕.

 Simu Liu and a multi-ethnic group of businessmen and businesswomen sitting together in a boardroom and discussing an upcoming project in their meeting.
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Simu Liu and others as interns sitting in a boardroom.
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🙌 AND THAT GLOW 🙌

Apparently, this isn't the first time these stock photos have revived themselves in Simu's life.

Screenshot from Simu Liu's Instagram story with photo of him in a construction helmet and other in various professional clothing.
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"I did ONE stock photo shoot fro 100 bucks cash in 2014... and I have ended up on HUNDREDS of ads and storefronts and pamphlets and textbook covers."

Zoomed in photo on Simu Liu wearing construction hat
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Simu Liu captioned Instagram Story "Moral of the story; Think twice before doing a stock photo shoot because they own the photos FOREVER"
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"Moral of the story; Think twice before doing a stock photo shoot because they own the photos FOREVER"

Simu Liu Instagram story emphasizing FOREVER from stock photoshoot.
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FOREVERRR

Call @Alanis Morissette because I just died from irony. I did a stock photo shoot in 2014 and it ended up here. I used to be an accountant.

@simuliu / Via Twitter: @SimuLiu

I wish this was my accounting textbook in college.

@pheuanskiis this is massively ironic because i worked for deloitte out of business school and got laid off because i was so bad hahahaha

@simuliu / Via Twitter: @SimuLiu

I can't believe this man went from a Big 4 company to an MCU movie 🤩. You go, Simu!

He was also "active young person" for a bit:

@hamudm 100% me but from 4 years ago when I did a stock photo shoot for $120!!!

@hamudm, @simuliu / Via Twitter: @SimuLiu

@chloelgiddings @YMCA_Canada That stock photo shoot always finds a way to come back and haunt me LOL

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From "associate business person" to "active young person" to "Marvel superhero". I couldn't be more proud 😭.

I'm surprised they never asked him to take his shirt off for these photoshoots.

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Cause I mean...

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Like me, I'm people.

But for now, I am as blessed as I can be, and I can't wait to see Shang-Chi and any future projects that Simu Liu is in!

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This gif is directed at Simu Liu. Simu, if you see this, hi 😗.

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