Actress Reese Witherspoon sparked delusions online after sharing a prediction of what the real-life metaverse might look like and what having a “parallel digital identity” might mean to people there. exist.
According to the “Legally Blonde” star, “every person” would exist digitally and buy “digital goods” through cryptocurrency – and that would be the new “normal” for the future.
“In the (near) future, each person will have a parallel digital identity,” she tweeted. “Avatars, crypto wallets, digital products will be the norm. Are you considering that?”
In the (near) future, each person will have a parallel digital identity. Avatars, crypto wallets, digital products will be the norm. Are you considering this?
– Reese Witherspoon (@ReeseW) January 11, 2022
Witherspoon’s tweet about people who exist primarily in a digital environment immediately drew comparisons to massively multiplayer online video games and the “Matrix” franchise, Mediaite reported.
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“It sounds like the text version of Matt Damon’s announcement,” Al Jazeera reporter Sana Saeed replied on Twitter, referring to Damon’s appearances in Crypto.com ads.
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The Metaverse, which is run by Facebook’s parent company, Meta, Amazon, and others, is often compared to “The Matrix” or the 2018 sci-fi action movie “Ready Player One”.