Screengrab via Chrissy Teigen/Instagram Screengrab via @MrMenziN/Twitter

‘STOP SENDING ME JOHN BABIES.’

It may have started with one viral lookalike in 2014, but it turns out lots of babies bear a startling resemblance to R&B crooner John Legend. So much so that his wife Chrissy Teigen‘s Twitter mentions are out of control on a day-to-day basis. The floodgates seemed to really open again over the weekend when a fan found photos of a new, admittedly Legend-esque baby and tweeted them to the singer requesting an explanation.

Soon people replied with pictures of their own babies.

Standing babies:

Bathing babies:

All of them bearing, in one way or another, some resemblance to Legend.

After dealing with the deluge in silence for days, Teigen finally weighed in when fan @saracenic presented a theory Monday: Maybe these babies don’t look like John Legend at all. Maybe John Legend… just looks like a baby.

First, the theory got Legend’s calm seal of approval early Monday morning:

Then hours later, Teigen’s decidedly less-calm sign-off rolled through.

“A LOT OF BABIES LOOK LIKE HIM,” she tweeted in caps. “STOP SENDING ME JOHN BABIES.”

So now we know: John Legend looks like a baby, not the other way around.

Don’t get it twisted.

H/T Mashable

Christine Friar

Christine Friar

Christine Friar is a writer and editor in New York who focuses on streaming entertainment and internet culture. Her work has appeared in the Awl, the Fader, New York Magazine, Paper Magazine, Vogue, Elle, and more.

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