Back in February, Upton set the world abuzz with her second Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Editioncover, baring her bosom in nothing but a parka despite the bone-chilling temperatures of Antarctica. Now a Russian doppelgänger has tongues wagging after mimicking the widely recognizable snap.
"Me as Kate Upton," tweeted Ania, a self-described mail-order bride in training, along with the photo. Admittedly impressed, Upton soon retweeted the snap of her likeness, applauding it as "amazing."
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The Internet quickly flew into a frenzy, catapulting Ania into something of an (NSFW) online sensation. And in response, the seemingly scared-off buxum blonde — who gained several hundred followers amid the hoopla -- has since privatized her Twitter account.
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While her 15 minutes of fame may have come and gone already, many are left wondering — or even hoping — if Ania could have inspired the female masses to hop on a new meme bandwagon: Upton-ing. (For now, Upton fans will have to make do with this).
Now you be the judge of Kate Upton vs. her copycat.
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