The Internet thinks Ted Cruz is secretly the lead singer of Christian metal band Stryper

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The Internet Thinks Ted Cruz Is the Lead Singer of Stryper

If you thought the bizarre conspiracy theory about Ted Cruz possibly being the infamous Zodiac Killer was the weirdest thing to come out of the 2016 election -- think again.

A viral Facebook post has people talking about the GOP hopeful's incredible resemblance to the lead singer of the 1980s Christian metal band Stryper.

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"I'm not saying Ted Cruz might be the lead singer of Stryper. I'm saying he's DEFINITELY the lead singer of Stryper," wrote metal fan Michael Boulerice.

I'm not saying Ted Cruz might be the lead singer of Stryper. I'm saying he's DEFINITELY the lead singer of Stryper.

Posted by Michael Boulerice on Friday, March 11, 2016

There is an uncanny likeness between the two men that even Stryper lead singer, Michael Sweet, joked about.

The Daily Dot even went so far as to investigate further into the pair's schedules to see if there was in fact any overlap in their travel itineraries. They found that the two were in different countries on many different occasions.

As the odd rumor picked up steam on the Internet, the musician took to social media again to stress that while they look alike and are both passionate about their beliefs, they are in fact two different people.

Sweet will even be appearing on CNN Thursday evening to discuss the viral story and suggested a sing off would easily put the rumors to rest.

So far, representatives for Ted Cruz have not commented on the story.

Sadly this means we probably won't see the Republican contender rocking out in a yellow and black striped suit any time soon.

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The Internet thinks Ted Cruz is secretly the lead singer of Christian metal band Stryper
UNITED STATES - MARCH 21: Ted Cruz (R) Texas (Photo By Douglas Graham/Roll Call)
U.S. Senate candidate Ted Cruz arrives for a luncheon near the state Republican convention, Friday, June 8, 2012, in Fort Worth, Texas. (Ron T. Ennis/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images)
U.S. Senate candidate candidate Ted Cruz and his wife, Heidi, wave to delegates after he spoke on the final day of the state Republican convention at the FWCC on Saturday, June 9, 2012, in Fort Worth, Texas. (Ron T. Ennis/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT via Getty Images)
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, speaks at the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013. Cruz was scheduled to speak on the scope of treaty power in the U.S. Constitution. Photographer: Pete Marovich/Bloomberg via Getty Images
LYNCHBURG, VA - MARCH 23: Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) stands on stage his his daughter, Catherine Cruz, 4, left, his wife, Heidi Cruz, and his older sister, Caroline Cruz, 6, right, after he made a speech announcing his candidacy for a presidential bid at Liberty University on Monday March 23, 2015 in Lynchburg, VA.(Photo by Matt McClain/ The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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