Laverne Cox is mistaken for Beyonce at the US Open… sparking hilarious reactions on Twitter
Fans mistook actress Laverne Cox for Beyonce when she attended the US Open on Monday.
It all started with a tweet that showed Cox, 50, in the stands as a fan captioned “Beyonce at #USOpen.”
The Orange is the New Black star responded on Instagram, writing, “These tweets are funny as hell.”
A mistake of identity! Fans confused actress Laverne Cox with Beyonce when she attended the US Open on Monday
Viral: It started with a tweet that showed Cox, 50, in the stands as a fan captioned ‘Beyonce at #USOpen’
Other Twitter users were quick to recognize the error as many tweeted the original post and noted that it was actually Laverne.
The Alabama native shared a series of tweets on Instagram and wrote in her caption, “I’m not mistaken for @beyonce at the #USOpen tonight then I’m trending on Twitter as the internet laughs at mistaken identity.”
Tickled by the blunder, she added, “Enjoy!!! Go @serenawilliams #GOAT #SerenaWilliams #Beyonce.’
For the occasion, which marked the tennis legend’s final match, Laverne wore a sheer black top with matching gloves.
Her look: For the occasion, which marked the last match of the tennis legend, Laverne dressed in a transparent black top with matching gloves
The TV star rocked a hairstyle similar to the one Beyonce has worn many times – curly textured blonde locks arranged in a low ponytail.
She wore large silver hoop earrings and the lower half of her face was covered with a black mask.
One tweet read, “The fact that it’s Laverne Cox makes me scream,” while another said, “Baby, it’s Laverne Cox.”
On her Twitter account, Laverne took the time to respond to some tweets one by one.
One person asked: ‘Was Beyonce at the US Open or not? This Bey/Laverne Cox situation sends me,” to which the artist replied, “Girl, that was me. Lol.’
Responses: One tweet read: ‘The fact that it’s Laverne Cox makes me scream’, while another said: ‘Baby it’s Laverne Cox’
Easy mistake? The TV star sported a hairstyle similar to the one Beyonce has worn many times – curly textured blonde locks arranged in a low ponytail
Serious Question: One person asked, “Was Beyonce at the US Open or not?”
Jokesters: A fan used a GIF of Kenya Moore saying, “Everyday someone thinks I’m Beyoncé”
Laverne also took to Instagram to share a reel of herself getting ready to head out to the sporting event as she showed off her outfit.
The music video was ironically composed of Beyonce’s song PURE/HONEY from her latest studio album Renaissance, which has been out for about a month.
Laverne’s look featured a sheer aesthetic, as she layered a sheer black bra under her top.
The beauty and the fashionista paired it with a pair of camel-colored high-waisted pants.
Sexy! Laverne’s look featured a sheer aesthetic, as she layered a sheer black bra under her top
She showed off flattering makeup, which included a bold swipe of lipstick on her plump pout.
Plus, she rocked well-shaped brows, light eye makeup, and contoured cheeks.
Speaking to the photo-sharing app’s Stories feature, Laverne shared a snap of herself posing as she stood in the stands.
She captioned it with the hashtag “#USOPEN.”
Dressed to impress: Cox wore skintight caramel-colored pants to the event