We just can’t understand how Gwen Stefani is older than Ted Cruz

Gwen Stefani, singer/designer/co-founder of No Doubt, was born on October 3, 1969. She is 46 years old but looks way younger.

Exactly. Gwen has kept her youthful exuberance since she first stepped out into the scene with the “Just a Girl” video.

On the flipside, Ted Cruz, politician/weird face haver, was born on December 22, 1970. He is 45 years old.

Let’s put Ted Cruz’s facial features aside for the moment, because there’s a bigger fish to fry here: Somehow Gwen Stefani is older than him. 

“WTF!” you’re most likely saying right now “How is this scientifically possible?” Well, my dear confused friend, it is not scientifically possible, which is why the rest of the world is freaking out about it as well.

This young lady wants to end her life because of it:

This shocking revelation required all caps:

Here’s a theory that makes far more sense than Gwen Stefani being older than Ted Cruz:

This guy is not overreacting at all:

While this woman perfectly summed up the meaning of life:

This math is off, but it somehow doesn’t matter in the grand scope of things:

So what can we learn from all of this? Absolutely nothing. Life makes zero sense—sorry about that.

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