When Celebrities Find Their Roots. Some are Even Related to Each Other!

They Share More Than Just Movies

The two actresses, who both starred in Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011) share “an identical stretch of DNA along their X chromosome.”

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“Ironically, Julianne has no Italian ancestors that we know of. And every ancestor we could name on Marisa’s tree has roots in Italy,” the voiceover in the episode stated. “A powerful demonstration of how DNA can bridge the divide that appears to exist between people of diverse origins.”

They both took to Instagram to share their excitement. Have you seen their posts?

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