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Actress Helen Hunt attends the 2016 Fox Upfront at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 16, 2016 in New York City.
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When Helen Hunt placed her drink order at a Starbucks on Monday, she was quickly identified by her barista without giving her name. Or rather, misidentified.

“Ordered my drink @Starbucks,” she wrote on Twitter. “Asked the barista if she wanted my name. She winked and said. “We gotcha.”

In the accompanying photo, Hunt shows the Barista had written the name “Jody” on the cup. Hunt hash-tagged the tweet “#JodieFoster.”

Starbucks responded to the mix-up with a cheeky tweet of its own:

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As Entertainment Weekly reports, this is not the first time the two actresses have gotten mixed up. Hunt told David Letterman in 1994 that she was frequently mistaken for Jodie Foster when she was starting out as an actress. One time, she was even offered a free Thanksgiving turkey by a cashier who thought she was Foster—but he ended up charging her for the bird when he learned her true identity.

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