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Emma Watson Has A Doppelgänger That'll Make You Do A Double-Take

What's better than one Emma Watson? Two, of course!

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If you were walking down the street and saw this person walk by, would you assume you'd been transported to the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?

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Well, you'd (obviously) be wrong, because Hogwarts is a fictional school from the pages of Harry Potter, and also because it's NOT Emma Watson.

She's a mom from Indianapolis who just so happens to have a VERY famous doppelgänger.

Instagram: @kariellex

Kari, whose day job is working at a video rental store, told BuzzFeed that she first heard about Harry Potter because of strangers who told her she resembled Hermione Granger.

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The resemblance sparked a "dive into the Harry Potter universe" that turned her into a fan of Hermione:

I didn't know who Emma Watson was when I was first spotted at a postal office and a couple of young girls told me I looked like "Hermione Granger". I had no idea who Hermione was, nor have I ever heard of that name, at the time since this was when the first Harry Potter film was released. So, my mom and I had to look it up and find out who she was.

If it wasn't for those two young girls, I probably wouldn't have known about Harry Potter until a bit later. I think they sort of started my dive into the Harry Potter universe. I've always loved reading books since I first learned how to read, so I think it was inevitable for me to like Harry Potter so much once I started reading it. I think it's super cool because I've always related to Hermione in the books (smart, bossy, avid reader, etc). So, it makes cosplaying as Hermione at conventions a thousand times better!

The resemblance between Emma and Kari is uncanny, especially when she breaks out her wand:

Instagram: @kariellex

And Kari dressed as Belle from Beauty and the Beast?

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Perfectly done.

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Remember when the internet reacted to Emma Watson's Belle doll? Turns out that doll looks even more like Kari than anyone else:

I mean.. 😂😂😂 #BeautyAndTheBeast #BelleDoll #mydoppelgangerisadollahahaha

Or just a really good case of celebrity doppelgängers?

Instagram: @kariellex


For more of Kari's cosplay, follow her on Instagram @kariellex and Twitter @karielle89!

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