Yesterday, in very troubling news, Japanese company Sanrio confirmed that Hello Kitty is NOT, in fact, a cat.
The maker of this iconic cartoon character released a statement in which it says Kitty “is a girl,” which comes as quite a surprise, even though her official bio has stated this fact for years.
This revelation has sent shockwaves around the globe – and it’s also made us wonder: How else have we been fooled? What other previously-presumed animals are, in actuality, human?
After extensive research, we’ve uncovered 13 celebrities who have also been living a lie. This golfer isn’t actually a tiger. This singer has nothing in common with a seal.
It’s sad but true. So let’s just get it all out in the open, shall we? Scroll around below to discover which stars have been misleadingly named after animals: