First there was “the dress.” Was it black and blue or white and gold? Then there was “the jacket,” which was either blue and white, gold and green or black and brown. Now, we have “the painting.” Is it Penelope Cruz or Anne Hathaway?
New York Times columnist Frank Bruni found the painting in an Airbnb apartment in Rome. Rather than asking the owners of the apartment who the muse of the painting was, he set the internet into a frenzy (as you would).
Did Airbnb in Rome. Apartment has this huge pic. Tom says P. Cruz. I say A. Hathaway. Be4 I ask owners, what say u? pic.twitter.com/HDMrviuJv2
— Frank Bruni (@FrankBruni) May 31, 2016
We’re pretty sure the painting was inspired by Anne (and not just because she’s from Millburn). After what must have been some intense Googling, one Twitter user settled the debate for good:
— Caro Garcia-Abalo (@CaroGarciaAbalo) May 31, 2016
What was your initial thought? Penelope or Anne?