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Old 30 November 2012, 11:49 AM
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Oh, yes, that's very true.
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Old 12 May 2013, 11:34 PM
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The members of LMFAO are not nephews of Berry Gordy. Redfoo is Berry Gordy's son. SkyBlu is Berry Gordy's grandson.
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Old 31 May 2013, 05:33 PM
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These articles used both the Mowry twins and the Olsen twins as examples? Seriously?

These articles make more sense when the pair don't share a surname (example: actors Malcom McDowell and Alexander Siddig/Siddig el Fadil are uncle and nephew) or share such a common surname that you wouldn't automatically assume a relationship to somebody else of the same name (I wouldn't have put together that Lily Collins was the daughter of Phil Collins, since Collins is a fairly common surname).

But using *twins*? Whose fame primarily cashed upon their twinship?

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Old 31 May 2013, 05:39 PM
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I noticed he other day that one of the actors in Game of Thrones is named Oona Chaplin. I thought, "that can't be a coincidence" and no, it's not -- she's the daughter of Geraldine Chaplin, granddaughter of Charles and Oona (O'Neill) Chaplin, great-granddaughter of Eugene O'Neill, etc.
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Old 31 May 2013, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Magdalene View Post
These articles used both the Mowry twins and the Olsen twins as examples? Seriously? ...

But using *twins*? Whose fame primarily cashed upon their twinship?
The caption on the Mowry twins picture says:

Of course we know twins Tia and Tamera are siblings, but did you know that Smart Guy star Tahj is their little bro?
And the Olsen twins one says:

Everyone knows the Olsen twins, but they’re [sic] younger sister is a rising star.
So no, they're not using those twins as an example. (And both pictures also show the other sibling, too - at least as an inset in the Olsen case.)

Also that second article has changed since it was first posted. It used to have only 8 sets of relatives - the Olsen example wasn't there, or I'd have listed them in the post among people I'd heard of.
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