Courteney Cox Responds to Being Mistaken for Caitlyn Jenner in a Recent Picture on Instagram

Courteney Cox responded on Instagram after fans mistook her for Caitlyn Jenner in a recent photo with David Spade and former Bachelor Nick Viall.

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Celebrity doppelgängers: We all have them. Even actual celebrities.

Friends alum Courteney Cox recently learned that her famous doppelgänger is none other than Caitlyn Jenner.

Here's how this revelation came to be:

You see, after the barrage of comments on Spade's share of the group pic, Cox took to her own Instagram to weigh in.

"@davidspade posted this pic, now I really didn’t think I looked like myself but this was surprising....," she wrote in the caption of her post, a gallery of images that quickly and perfectly summarize the situation.

In the gallery post, Cox shared three images: First, the original selfie that Spade had shared. Next, a screenshot (with user names tastefully blacked out because Monica Geller is conscientious and classy IRL, too) of several of the comments pointing out how much she looked like Jenner. Finally a side-by-side picture of herself and Jenner, captioned, "Alright...I can see it."

Comments by Celebs captured the essence of the post in a single image (including Jennifer Aniston's comment on Cox's post):

As doppelgängers go, you could do a lot worse than a former Olympian and cultural icon like Jenner.

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