Bloke Who Looks Like Tom Hardy Receives 'Hundreds' Of Messages Every Day
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A bloke says he’s inundated with hundreds of messages a day due to his uncanny similarity to Tom Hardy. You can see the lookalike here:
Keify Bankhead says he was compared to the Hollywood star around seven-years ago by a pal, but since joining TikTok has been flooded with messages and even marriage proposals from people who think he looks just like the actor.
The 34-year-old said he personally only sees a ‘slight resemblance’ but says the comparison is a big confidence boost for him.
Keify, of Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, said: "I've been inundated with messages about my resemblance to Tom Hardy from women, and men actually.
"I get hundreds of messages a day from different women [since making TikTok].
"My inbox is a little crazy. I've had people wanting me to fly around the world saying 'get a flight to Canada and I'll marry you' or 'I'll pay for your train tickets to Berlin' or whatever.
"Women have said that they want to marry me basically. I've never had so much attention in my entire life. One of them said 'how does it feel looking like my dream man?'.
"Tom Hardy is like my man crush anyway. There's definitely worse things that could be said about you when someone's comparing you to someone that looks like that, it's quite flattering, although not quite believable."
Keify said suddenly receiving so much attention is ‘very new’ with the comments brought on after he joined TikTok and shared a clip of himself.
He added: "There's a pattern emerging, the women tend to be very much on board with it and it's usually the men or the people without profile pictures, the trolls, that are like 'you look nothing like him'. There's not really many women that say I don't, which I find quite funny.
"I really did not expect that video to go as viral as it did. I see a slight resemblance but I'm just doing it because of the comments. I genuinely don't believe that I do look like him, although I'm going with it.
"It's made my self esteem higher than it's ever been to be honest because I've had a confidence crisis over the last couple of years.
"There was a surprising amount of straight men that had commented saying 'I'm not even gay but I would', things like that made me laugh.
"But then on the other hand people say that I look nothing like him, so it's 50/50 at this point. Someone said 'Tom Hardly' that made me laugh."