Can you see who is who? The Block host Shaynna Blaze admits people ALWAYS mistake her for her nearly identical — and equally famous — doppelganger
- TV identity Shaynna Blaze is often compared to Covid expert Sharon Lewin
- The Block host Blaze told Twitter users she’s being mistaken for lookalike ‘all the time’
- Professor Lewin was also a regular on TV screens during the pandemic
Block host Shaynna Blaze and Covid expert Professor Sharon Lewin are both highly respected figures in their fields.
But the similarities don’t stop there, with television identity Blaze admitting she’s often confused with her equally prominent doppelganger.
on Twitter recently, the TV host, who is also an interior designer and author, took to social media to talk that the two women could in fact be the same person.
Shaynna Blaze (pictured) confirmed on Twitter that he is regularly mistaken for Doherty Institute director Sharon Lewin, who has become a regular face in media commentary during the pandemic
Covid expert Professor Sharon Lewin (pictured) has become a familiar face to many Australians as she provides advice during the pandemic
The Block host Shaynna Blaze teased her social media followers, saying she was often mistaken for her doppelganger – Covid expert Professor Sharon Lewin
Blaze confirmed that yes, she is often mistaken for the director of the Doherty Institute, who has become a regular face in media commentary during the pandemic.
“Always,” Blaze teased in a GIF, before adding “but are we ever in the same room”?
A Reddit user recently compared photos of Lewin and Blaze and noted the physical similarities between the two women.
“Every time I see Sharon Lewin, the director of the Doherty Institute, speak on TV, I wonder why Shaynna Blaze from the Block is talking about immunity and epidemiology…,” the user wrote.
The Reddit post has been updated nearly 300 times, with many Aussies agreeing that both women share a remarkable resemblance.
“I literally can’t tell who is who,” said one person.
“Shaynna has many talents… epidemiology happens to be one of them, along with signature walls and rugs,” another joked.
A third asked, “Has anyone seen these two together in the same room?”
“I said the same thing to my wife last week. It just disappoints me. Shaynna is great though; I love her input into every program she has participated in,” added another.
“They should definitely do a TV spot after the lockdown, if Covid restrictions allow it.”
Australians following the Omicron news cycle have noticed that Covid expert Sharon Lewin (left) has a famous doppelganger: Shaynna Blaze of The Block (right)
A Reddit user recently compared photos of Lewin (pictured), the director of the Doherty Institute, with interior designer Blaze, noting the physical similarities between the two women.
Lewin has fronted press conferences in Melbourne and appeared in the media to provide health advice and recommendations as Omicron cases continue to rise rapidly across the country.
In an interview with the Today show on Friday, she expressed her support for relaxed isolation and close contact rules, despite forecasting that Omicron cases will rise to “very high” levels.
Blaze won the season of Celebrity Apprentice Australia last year, raising $300,000 for the Voice of Change charity.
This year she returns as a jury member at The Block.
Popular TV star Shaynna Blaze (pictured) when she appeared in Nine’s Celebrity Apprentice last year