Has Tyga got himself a new Kylie Jenner? The rapper was spotted out with the reality star’s exact look-alike, Val Mercado, on Jan. 21, setting off rumors that the famous couple may have broken up…again! But just who exactly is this new woman? HollywoodLife.com has five things to know about Kylie’s doppelgänger below!
It looks like Tyga, 26, and Kylie Jenner, 18, may be on the outs again! As split rumors continue to plague the couple’s already tumultuous relationship, the rapper appeared to have added fuel to the fire by hanging out with a young woman reportedly named Val Mercado, who happens to look just like his girlfriend. But just who exactly is this look-alike mystery woman that allegedly caught Tyga’s eye? HollywoodLife.com has everything you need to know below!
1. She seemed pretty friendly with Tyga during a recent shopping trip
The pair first made headlines when they were photographed together at a shopping center in Beverly Hills on Jan. 21. The two were seen smiling and laughing as they walked side-by-side through the parking garage, which may not seem like much, but is definitely suspicious considering that Kylie was nowhere in sight!
2. Val looks exactly like Kylie — we’re talking full-on doppelgänger status
From the colored hair to the plump lips and style, there’s no denying that Val is a dead ringer for the famous reality star. The 23-year-old even takes Instagram pics and videos just like Kylie, making this whole situation that much crazier! Like Kylie, Val apparently loves to show off her oversized lips, and makes sure to flaunt them in close up photos for her 1 million followers. From duck faces to those famous slightly open-mouth poses, this girl definitely seems to have taken a page from the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star’s book when it comes to posing for the camera. And can we discuss her silver/multi-colored hair?! It’s totally a shade we’ve seen on Kylie before!
3. She is an Instagram model and singer
In case all of her selfies weren’t proof enough already, does describe herself as an Instagram model and an aspiring singer. She’s already posted a few videos of her belting it out and as it turns out, she’s pretty talented.
4. She has her own YouTube channel
Like Kylie, Val appears to be obsessed with all things beauty, and even started her own YouTube channel where she posts in-depth tutorials about her favorite beauty looks. Thus far, she’s covered from her intense everyday makeup routine to her favorite Halloween beauty looks.
5. She’s a college grad
In a short video she posted about herself, Val revealed that she is in fact a college grad. Though it’s not clear where she graduated from, Val says she does have a bachelors degree in broadcast journalism and even graduated with honors. Impressive!
HollywoodLifers, what do you think is going on between Tyga and Val? Do you think she looks just like Kylie or what? Sound off below!