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SUBSCRIBE April 19, 2016, 3:20 PM GMT / Source: TODAY
By Randee Dawn
We're used to being
surprised and delighted by Sir Patrick Stewart: He's a 75-year-old man who's really living his best life.
But he kind of threw us a little by tweeting this image Monday night:
Twitter users had some interesting reactions:
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And some saw a likeness to a famous British actress:
Patrick Stewart and Helen Mirren Chelsea Lauren/REX/Shutterstock; AP
We have our doubts.
Turns out, the platinum wig, heavy makeup and pink satin dress were all for an event to promote his Starz show "Blunt Talk" in Los Angeles. The actor attended a special screening of the comedy and a panel discussion,
reported People. Jonathan Ames, Sir Patrick Stewart, Jacki Weaver, Elvis Mitchell and Adrian Scarborough at the Los Angeles "Blunt Talk" event on Monday. Chelsea Lauren/REX/Shutterstock MORE: Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen pose with Elmo in Times Square
No comment as yet from Dame Mirren.
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