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SEE IT: Taylor Swift meets her Australian lookalike

Taylor Swift performs in Melbourne, Australia, during her "1989" world tour on Thursday.Graham Denholm/Getty Images

Taylor Swift performs in Melbourne, Australia, during her “1989” world tour on Thursday.

Here’s one thing Taylor Swift can’t trademark: her signature “Style.”

The pop sensation met her literal match on the last leg of her star-studded “1989” world tour in 19-year-old Olivia Sturgiss, a die-hard Australian Swiftie who has the singer’s blond bob, red lips and gaping “surprise face” down to a science.

Sturgiss and her friend Kristy Lee had already been selected to attend Swift’s exclusive backstage afterparty, Loft ’89, during the Melbourne show, Lee wrote on Instagram — but Swift had read Sturgiss’ Tumblr post about losing her mom to uterine cancer and wanted to offer her condolences in person.

The “Two Is Better Than One” singer struck a “Charlie’s Angels” pose with Sturgiss and Lee during the meet-and-greet Friday, with all three brandishing finger guns.

“I still can’t believe it and connect the person I’ve watched for years online to the person I met,” Sturgiss later wrote on Tumblr. “It was a dream.”

It’s no surprise Sturgiss’ story resonated with Swift: The singer announced in April that her mother, Andrea, was battling cancer.

The teen has thrown her 15 minutes of fame to a noble cause in her mother’s honor, plugging uterine and endometrial cancer awareness in interviews and on social media.

But Sturgiss was drawing double-takes well before her now-viral photo with the singer was snapped, dressing in Swiftian sequined crop tops, indulging fans demanding photos and even admitting on Instagram that “every time she’s near, my Swiftie senses tingle and I impulsively get a haircut like hers.”

“At first I didn’t think I looked like her. But then everyone kept coming up to me saying I did, so I just rolled with it,” she told Woman’s Day Australia.

“I once had a girl run up to me and say, ‘Oh, my God, Taylor, I love you! I have your lyrics tattooed on my arm.'”

The real Swift wrapped up her seven-month tour in Melbourne Saturday, just in time to celebrate her birthday a day later at a Christmas bash hosted by Apple exec Jimmy Iovine.


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