May 6, 2012


Since I started watching The Vampire Diaries not only have I been fascinated with the plot, but I've also been fascinated with the term "doppelganger." A German word in origin, the term is defined as a "double of a living person, typically representing evil or misfortune. In modern vernacular, the word has come to refer to any double or look-alike of a person."
So because I like to think about things like this, I thought - what would it be like if I had a doppelganger more like Elena's doppelganger Katherine in The Vampire Diaries? Someone who's bad but pulls their stuff together? Of course I wouldn't want to have a doppelganger like that, but it's fun to think of it, right? Fun to think of your life as a TV show or novel? Yeah sometimes I like to think about fun things like this and let my mind wander into imagination land.
All my life I've been considered a goody tushu. Sure - I'll take that as a compliment, but considering I never lived that phrase down in high school and college, sometimes a girl likes to have some fun and wish she had a doppelganger, aka an alter ego of sorts, right? And in my case...I think it would be fun to have a doppelganger who is polar opposite of me, someone who isn't labeled as a goody tushu.

So I tried Googling doppelganger to find a look alike for me and with Google's new search tricks it came up with a post from Michelle from The Vintage Apple called Doppelganger. The cool thing is that she mentioned a site that she found her celebrity doppelganger from and it's called

So I just hopped on there, excited to figure out my celebrity doppelganger is. Will she have a little bit of a mean streak, I wondered? Will she be just a little bit more dangerous and exciting? (Not that I'm not exciting, I just thought my doppelganger should be more...well, more opposite of me.)
I was hoping for someone like Kate Beckingsdale from Van Helsing. But boy I was wrong. Because...guess who came up as my celebrity doppelganger?!?! You're going to laugh because I did...

It's Princess Grace. Seems I just can't get away from the goody tushu phrase. Oh brother.

But I do have to say it was flattering coming up looking like Grace Kelly. She is gorgeous and I love everything about her. Which reminds me, I'd like to read a book on her sometime.

Anyway, in regard to cool doppelgangers, here are a few pictures that I wanted to share:
{Image from Deviant Art}
 { Mara Rooney went to extremes to play the part in 
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo }
 { And of course...where my interest with the word "doppelganger" began... }
Elena's doppelganger Katherine.

This is besides the point, but are you team Stefan
or Damon for the upcoming season finale
of season 3 of TVD? I'm team Stefan all of the way
and I'm so glad he's in love with Elena as opposed
to her evil counterpart, aka doppelganger Katherine.

I guess there's one good reason why I'm a good
doppelganger (well, if I had one).
I get a good guy aka my BK. ;)

And yes...I know I rambled on this post.
Sorry if it didn't make sense.
I just wanted to have a little bit of fun.


  1. I'm not surprised at all you got Grace Kelly. There is a resemblance between you two. Both beautiful blondes with lovely smiles and classy sense of style. ;)

    I went to the site and for my doppelganger I got Sarah Michelle Gellar. Wtf. Hahahaha!!

  2. I've never watched that show but my friends are obsessed with it!

  3. Omg i'm OBSESSED with the vampire diaries!! I'm so torn between the brothers though! ahhhhh


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