20 deceased celebrities imagined if they were alive today, with the help of AI

By Monica Athnasious

Published Feb 21, 2022 at 05:27 PM

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Hidreley Diao, an infamously popular digital artist wielding the power of AI for his creations, previously took the internet by storm with his real-life depictions of cartoon characters. However, that is just the latest series as part of his collection of works. In an older series which deserves much appreciation, Diao utilised both AI technology and digital software to create modern-day impressions of deceased celebrities—basically, if they had lived, what would they look like now? The results are mind-blowing!

1. Marilyn Monroe

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2. Elvis Presley

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3. Brian Jones

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4. Brittany Murphy

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5. Selena

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6. Sharon Tate

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7. Paul Walker

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8. Jimi Hendrix

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9. David Bowie

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10. Jim Morrison

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11. Natasha Richardson

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12. Aaliyah

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13. Cory Monteith

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14. Janis Joplin

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15. Patrick Swayze

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16. Freddie Mercury

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17. Tupac Shakur

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18. Whitney Houston

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19. John Lennon

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20. Marvin Gaye

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