"I had experienced a lot of strangers on the internet, calling me a lot of names. It made my confidence go to zero," Whitney, now Bumble's CEO, told CNNMoney.
"I really felt completely lost and scared, and I felt like I had lost a piece of my identity.
Users can search people who resemble individuals in their day-to-day lives. From there, we had the idea to create Badoo Lookalikes, repurposing the technology to find you the perfect celeb lookalike match.
But, at the very least, they will share a physical resemblance.
Badoo, a dating app that currently has more than 350 million users, just launched a technology (appropriately) called Badoo Lookalikes.
After doing a quick search of stars’ names, the service instantly pairs singles with other datable guys and gals who look like thousands of admired musicians, actors, reality stars and more.
(Or think they do.) “Everyone has their own type, and it’s easy to refer to your favorite celebs to describe what your preference in looks are,” says Badoo CEO Andrey Andreev.
For males, it's Barack Obama, Kevin Durant, Chris Evans, Chris Pratt, Justin Bieber, Tiger Woods, Michael Phelps, Anwar Hadid, and Jake Gyllenhaal.