Tweeter Emily Sowah first noticed the striking resemblance and tweeted this over the weekend:
"John Legend look like Arthur lowkey," she wrote. Her simple observation quickly went viral and has now been RT'd nearly 73,000 times, proving many people agree.
If I were John Legend right now, I'd have to take a long, hard look at myself and say "well, I guess I look like Arthur."
It's not a bad thing! Arthur is adorable and so is John Legend. Twitter seems to agree:
The original tweet has given rise to a meme-storm:
And the revelation has had a profound impact on at least one person's life:
And then, less than twenty minutes later..... BOOM:
"John when you tell him he looks like Arthur," Teigen wrote, next to an Arthur fist meme, exactly as Zach predicted.
Chrissy Teigen's tweet, to her over four million followers, prompted a second wave of memes:
And John Legend/Arthur himself piped in, playing it real cool like he's never even HEARD of Arthur (BS, John!):
People weren't having it:
The original Arthur has yet to weigh in. But he'd probably say:
Come to think of it, has anyone seen John Legend and Arthur in the same place at the same time??????
We're keeping an eye on you Arthur—I mean, John. Whoever you are.