'It's been bugging me for ages!' Kerry Katona leaves fans in stitches as she spots Carol Vorderman's uncanny resemblance to Tiger King
‘It’s been bugging me for ages!’ Kerry Katona leaves fans in stitches as she spots Carol Vorderman’s uncanny resemblance to Tiger King star Carole Baskin
Kerry Katona had a laugh at Carol Vorderman’s expense on Wednesday by comparing her to veteran Tiger King zookeeper Carole Baskin.
Taking to Instagram, the former Atomic Kitten star admitted she saw a strong resemblance between the two women after sharing a comparison shot of the pair with her followers.
Insisting her impression was former without malice, Kerry, 40, asked fans: ‘Is it just me or is Carol Vorderman related to Carol Baskin???
Uncanny: Kerry Katona had a laugh at Carol Vorderman’s expense on Wednesday by comparing her to veteran Tiger King zookeeper Carole Baskin
‘It’s been bugging me for ages who carol baskin looked like!! Although Vorderman is a legend and looking amazing these days.’
Presenter Vorderman, 60, is a household name thanks to her 26-year stint on Countdown, while Baskin, 59, became an unlikely lockdown celebrity following her appearance on Netflix show Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness.
Commenting on the post, fans were quick to note the comparison, with one writing: ‘It’s been bugging me for months and BAM! You hit the nail on the head with this one!’
While another wrote: ‘Is Baskin Vorderman? Or is Vorderman Baskin? We’ve never seen them in the same room together have we?’
A third joked: ‘I thought this was a before and after picture.’
In agreement: Commenting on the post, fans were quick to note the comparison
The post comes after Kerry revealed daughter, Molly surprised her by returning to the UK from Ireland in the midst of England’s third national lockdown.
The former Atomic Kitten singer claimed her daughter, 19, followed all the ‘correct precautions’, as current restrictions state you must not travel unless legally permitted to do so.
She said it was ‘amazing’ to be reunited with her oldest child, who she shares with Westlife’s Brian McFadden.
Delighted: The post comes after Kerry revealed daughter, Molly surprised her by returning to the UK from Ireland in the midst of England’s third national lockdown
Information provided on GOV.UK, as of Tuesday, stated: ‘Under current UK COVID-19 restrictions, you must stay at home. You must not travel, including abroad, unless you have a legally permitted reason to do so.’
The website also confirmed it is illegal to travel abroad for leisure or holiday purposes.
The Department Of Foreign Affairs for the Government Of Ireland also listed a Government Advisory against all non-essential international travel.
A spokesman for Kerry spoke to MailOnline about Molly’s recent travel. They said: ‘Kerry was very happy to be reunited with her daughter Molly.
‘Molly had work commitments in the U.K. which were kept a secret from Kerry until she arrived.’
Gleeful: The former Atomic Kitten singer said it was ‘amazing’ to be reunited with her oldest daughter, 19, who she shares with Westlife’s Brian McFadden
Kerry said to New magazine on Tuesday: ‘Molly recently came home after being in Ireland. She took all the correct precautions and quarantined and completely surprised me!
‘She knocked on the door downstairs and then came in and stood in the living room.
‘I went to answer the door and she was behind me! I couldn’t stop screaming – it was amazing.’