Benedict Cumberbatch, Tyler Michell

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Fangirls who think Benedict Cumberbatch is a smidge too old for your liking, may we present: Cumberteen!

British 16-year-old Tyler Michell kind of looks like the Sherlock star, and he wants the world to know it. So he regularly posts selfies to his Instagram account with the necessary hashtags, such as #sherlock, #cumberbatch and our personal favorite: #SASSY

Do you want to hear the tale of this Benedict look-alike? If not, it's too late. You're already in this post so now you have to stay and hear about Tyler's rise to Internet power.

Basically, he realized he looked like everyone's favorite British detective and used that to his advantage. Yeah, that's the whole story. A true Internet fairytale, no?

It didn't take long for people to swoon all over his pics on Instagram, and he gained a huge following. He currently has over 14,000 people viewing pictures like this one:

And this one:

And then there is this "seflie" he took a month ago:

That's not a selfie, silly goose! That's the real Benedict Cumerbatch on the cover of Entertainment Weekly holding an iPhone. Tricked us.

Finally, for your perusal and comparison, the real deal Benedict Cumberbatch:

Benedict Cumberbatch


Always imitated, never duplicated. Nice try, Cumberteen.

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