Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner are Cousins IRL

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Welcome to six degrees of separation: celebrity family edition.

Apparently, Jennifer Lawrence and Jeremy Renner's relationship extends far beyond the set of 2013's American Hustle. Popular genealogy site did some poking and prodding around the two stars' lineage and discovered that Jennifer and Jeremy are cousins IRL, reports Refinery 29.

If that doesn't blow your mind, the unintentional manner in which this familial connection was discovered totally will. People reports that the site was initially trying to find a link between J. Law and her Hunger Games co-star Josh Hutcherson, who both have ties to Kentucky.

Michelle Ercanbrack, an Ancestry family historian, explained, "Later, we were researching Jeremy Renner and noticed he had a Tague family line from Kentucky, which looked familiar." From there, the site discovered the two stars had the same relative named Robert Tague, who they then identified as J. Law's fifth great-grandfather and Jeremy's fourth. That makes them fifth cousins, once removed.

Hmmm...does anyone see a resemblance between the two stars? Confused AF by that genetic breakdown (we might be, just a little bit)? Well, just save your brain some stress and just stick to calling them cousins.

Now that J. Law and Jeremy share the same DNA, he might want to prepare for her to roll up at his house uninvited and unannounced, that is, when she decides to give her neighbors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis a break from her spur-of-the moment visits.
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