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Does this picture prove that Michael Jackson is still alive?

A woman’s friend is getting affectionately skewered on Twitter for his striking resemblance to King of Pop Michael Jackson.


On Monday, Twitter user Lourdes tweeted a photo of a man sitting in the driver’s seat of a car and wrote, “Y’all my man is so cute, look at the selfie he just sent me.”

Zavaleta, 21, claimed the doppelganger, in a casual baseball cap and shirt, was her boyfriend.

The photo was retweeted 2500 times, was liked 9000 times, and received 3000 comments from people in disbelief over the man’s likeness to Michael Jackson.

However, when retweeted by a woman named Annie, things truly went viral, with nearly 214,000 retweets, more than 550,000 likes, and more than 3,000 comments.

The retweet triggered a relentless wave of jokes that people deemed the “funniest thread of 2017.”

The man is identified as Sergio Cortés who is a professional impersonator and lives in Germany.

Lourdes later revealed she had found the pic online of tribute act Sergio Cortes and shared it as a joke.

“Unfortunately he’s not actually my man. I found his picture on Twitter,” she told Mail Online.

“The post was just a joke between my friends and me,” she contined.

“I posted the picture to be funny and I didn’t think so many people would see it and believe it.”



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