The uncanny valley is the point where something looks so almost human that it becomes terrifying and deeply uncomfortable to look at. Examples include those horrifying Robert Zemeckis performance-capture animation movies and, now, this picture of John Mayer. Because, seriously, what is happening in this picture?
Seen here with Ricky Van Veen, co-founder of College Humor, fiance to Allison Williams and seemingly Mayer’s co-star in Grand Theft Auto: Fathers Be Good to Your Daughters Or Else, this #nofilter gem instantly puts every questionable Kim Kardashian ‘shop job to shame.
In fairness, he may have simply been trying to distract from his inevitable transformation into Johnny Depp.