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    38 Celebrities Who You Didn't Know Are Related In One Way, Shape, Or Form

    Because everyone in Hollywood knows each other.

    1. Macaulay Culkin is Paris Jackson's godfather. They have matching tattoos.

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    2. Tom Hanks is related to Abraham Lincoln. Abraham Lincoln's mother's name was literally Nancy Hanks.

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    3. Jeff Bezos is first cousins with country singer George Strait.

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    4. Marisa Tomei is Zoë Kravitz's godmother.

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    5. Cameron Diaz and Nicole Richie are sisters-in-law. They married brothers Benji and Joel Madden, members of the band Good Charlotte.

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    6. Elton John is the godfather of Romeo and Brooklyn Beckham.

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    7. Eva Longoria is godmother to Harper Beckham.

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    8. Marc Anthony is the godfather to whichever of the Beckham children are left.

    9. Maddie Ziegler is Sia's goddaughter.

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    10. Riley Keough's grandfather is Elvis Presley.

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    11. President Obama and President Bush are 10th cousins.

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    12. President Obama is also ninth cousins with Brad Pitt.

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    13. Jake Gyllenhall's godmother is Jamie Lee Curtis.

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    14. Jake Gyllenhall is godfather to Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams' daughter, Matilda.

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    15. Steven Spielberg is Drew Barrymore AND Gwyneth Paltrow's godfather.

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    16. Melissa McCarthy and Jenny McCarthy are first cousins.

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    17. Drew Barrymore is the godmother of Frances Bean Cobain (Courtney Love and Kurt Cobain’s child).

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    18. Michael Stipe is Frances's godfather.

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    19. Sting is the godfather of Madonna and Guy Ritchie's son, Rocco. Sting's wife, Trudie Syler, actually introduced Madonna and Guy Ritchie to each other.

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    20. Jennifer Aniston is the godmother of Courteney Cox's daughter.

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    21. Fantasia Barrino is first cousins with K-Ci & JoJo.

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    22. Lady Gaga is godmother to both of Elton John's sons.

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    23. Dolly Parton is Miley Cyrus's godmother.

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    24. JWoww is the godmother of Snooki's daughter.

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    25. Kathie Lee Gifford is the godmother of both Kendall and Kylie Jenner.

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    26. Al Roker and Lenny Kravitz are first cousins once removed. Their grandfathers were cousins.

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    27. Zoë Kravitz's grandmother is Roxie Roker.

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    28. Zach Braff is godfather to Donald Faison's kids.

    Me and my god son. Made with @donald_faison's sperm:

    Twitter: @zachbraff

    29. Nicolas Cage and Jason Schwartzman are first cousins.

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    30. Leah Remini is godmother to JLo's twins.

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    31. Amy Schumer is cousins with US senator Chuck Schumer.

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    32. Johnny Depp is the godfather to Tim Burton and Helena Bonham Carter’s kid.

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    33. Patti Labelle is Mariah Carey's godmother. Mariah asked Patti to be her godmother and Patti said yes. Every Christmas, Mariah sends Patti four bottles of Cristal and white flowers.

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    34. Snoop Dogg is first cousins with Brandy.

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    35. Justin Theroux and Louis Theroux are first cousins.

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    36. Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci are in-laws. Stanley married Emily's sister Felicity in 2012.

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    37. Diana Ross is Ashlee Simpson's mother-in-law.

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    38. Tracee Ellis Ross and Jessica Simpson are both aunts to Ashlee Simpson's daughter, Jagger.

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    They're in-laws.

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    Tracee Ellis Ross/ Twitter: @JarettSays

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