If you didn't know better, you might think Cyndi Lauper was Madonna. That may sound bizarre, but some people who run into the rockers in real life actually confuse one for the other.
Madonna and Cyndi Lauper each rose to fame in the '80s with female centric pop anthems -- and they both loved a good crinoline.
Cyndi Lauper signs autographs as Madonna on occasion
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Cyndi Lauper performs during the 4th Annual 'Home For The Holidays' Benefit Concert at Beacon Theatre on December 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 06: Salt-N-Pepa and Cyndi Lauper perform during the 4th Annual 'Home For The Holidays' Benefit Concert at Beacon Theatre on December 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)
Singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper performs in concert at the Wells Fargo Center on Monday, April 28, 2014, in Philadelphia. (Photo by Owen Sweeney/Invision/AP)
Cyndi Lauper arrives at the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Cyndi Lauper performs during The Sheâs So Unusual Tour at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casinos' Hard Rock Live on November 9, 2013 in Hollywood, Florida. (Photo by Jeff Daly Invision/AP)
Cyndi Lauper poses with her award for best musical score for "Kinky Boots" in the press room at the 67th Annual Tony Awards, on Sunday, June 9, 2013 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP)
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Nowadays, their careers are arguably different, but for some people, it appears the girl that just wants to have fun might as well be the material girl.
Lauper tells BBC's Graham Norton that rather than correcting people when they ask for Madge's autograph, she obliges. "It happens to me once in a while. I just sign Madonna. I don't care and as long as I don't talk I get away with it."
Moral of the story: If you framed that copy of Madonna's John Hancock, there's a decent chance it's from another living legend.