20 Most Ridiculous Cases of Mistaken Identity

Michael Phelps

BBC reporter Steve Parry was covering the Olympic Games in China when a crowd of locals mistook him for champion swimmer Michael Phelps. Despite the reporter clearly stating over and over, “My name is Steve and I’m from England”, the mob continued to follow and snap pictures of him. Parry claimed it was all a mistake, but we think he knew what he was doing when he stood next to that cardboard cutout of Phelps.

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