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Nicolas Cage Puts Vampire Rumor to Rest: I Have a Reflection in the Mirror

February 11, 2012 (2:01 am) GMT
The 'Ghost Rider' star addresses the bizarre speculation sparked by an 1870 photo of a Tennessee man that bears striking resemblance to him during a visit to 'Late Show with David Letterman'.
Nicolas Cage Puts Vampire Rumor to Rest: I Have a Reflection in the Mirror

is breaking his silence over Internet rumor suggesting that he is a vampire. The 48-year-old actor addresses the bizarre speculation that was sparked by a Civil War-era photo when stopping by "" on Thursday, February 9 to promote "".

During the interview, host brought out a copy of the 1870 photo that displays a Tennessee man who bears a striking resemblance to Cage. In his response, the actor said, "Let me say that there is a resemblance, but how can I be polite about this. It's a somewhat slowed-down version of me."

The photo itself was listed on e-Bay in September 2011 under the title "Nicolas Cage is a Vampire/Photo from 1870/Tennessee". Asking for $1 million for the portrait, its seller noted, "Personally, I believe it's him and that he is some sort of walking undead/vampire, et cetera, who quickens/reinvents himself once every 75 years or so."

During his "Letterman" appearance, the Oscar winner further pointed out other flaws in the vampire claim. "Except, there's a photograph of me and you can't take pictures of vampires," he said, before stressing later, "Now look, I don't drink blood and last time I looked in the mirror, I had a reflection, so I'm not going with the vampire theory."



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