The Brief: The "Me In Reality Vs. Me As An Animation" Twitter trend consists of users sharing a photo of themselves and an animated character that look very similar to each other.

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As of June 24, the “Me In Reality Vs. Me As An Animation” trend, also seen as “Me In Reality Vs. Me Animated,” began growing in popularity on Twitter. These tweets typically consists of two side-by-side images; the first being a selfie and the second being a close-resembling animated character.

The trend is primarily marked by Twitter users selecting photos of themselves with prominent features that are strikingly similar to that of various cartoons, anime, and other computer-generated characters, like Aladdin‘s Princess Jasmine, The Incredibles’ Baby Jack, Wreck It Ralph‘s Vanellope von Schweetz, and Futurama‘s Leela.

Singer Kehlani hopped on the trend, too. Her photos received over 141,000 likes.

https://twitter.com/Kehlani/status/1275956699807940608?s=20

https://twitter.com/Sttaacceeyyyyy/status/1276016018180067328?s=20

https://twitter.com/bluntsnblondes/status/1276203644963217410?s=20

https://twitter.com/wonkymf/status/1275506993562882048?s=20