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This bizarre, creepy selfie is giving the internet goosebumps

world Updated: Mar 31, 2016 16:20 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times

We’ve heard of and seen killer selfies – people accidentally shooting themselves dead, falling off a cliff… you get the idea. Now make way for the creepy selfie.

We’re not sure if this is an altered image, but it seems fairly candid… and eerie. First shared on Twitter, and later picked up by, this image of a smiling couple has been spooking the internet.

@itsthemans posted the image on Instagram with the tags #runwaybreakfast #crawley #gatwick. The image was shared on Twitter and

In case you still haven’t spotted what’s disturbing about this photograph, take a look at the reflection of the couple in the window behind. BOO!

That’s right, there’s a smiling face at the back of the woman’s head as well!

While the reflection of the husband’s head is how it should be (according to science), there’s a reflection of a woman’s face instead of the back of her head. We doubt even weird science can explain that. Now, it’s unclear if the reflection is that of the woman pictured, but it doesn’t change the fact that this is a legitimately unsettling photograph. And if it is indeed an altered image, well played prankster!

Social media users were tickled, creeped out, and given their latest viral post to go gaga over.