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|“||These... are fake."
"I think we both know they're not."
"Look. I was with a young woman, all right. Of legal age. Her name was Rhonda. So this isn't possible. They've...(scoffs) ...obviously been doctored or something."
"I'm sorry, they are authentic. I should know. I was there.
|~ Doppelganger disguised as Madelyn Stillwell with the Senator.|
Doppelganger is a minor antagonist in the 2019 Amazon Prime TV adaptation of the highly controversial adult comic-book series The Boys. He is an operative of Vought International with shapeshifting abilities.
In Season 1 when Senator Calhoun rejects the idea of integrating Supes into national defense, Madelyn Stillwell hires Doppelganger to pose as an attractive young woman named "Rhonda" and sleep with the Senator. After restraining and blindfolding him, Doppelganger shifts back into their true form and takes pictures of themself having intercourse with the unsuspecting Calhoun in order to blackmail him into sponsoring a bill to militarize Supes.
In Season 2, after Stillwell's death, Doppelganger starts a perverse agreement with Homelander and uses their powers to transform into Stillwell and satisfy the hero's fantasies, all the while living in a chalet, hidden from everyone else. One night, as Homelander remarks that people think he only loves himself, Doppelganger tries to pleasure him by transforming into him, but as they prepare to perform oral sex on Homelander, the supe realizes he doesn't need anyone to love him, Doppelganger included, and snaps their neck with a single hand.
Powers and Abilities
- Shapeshifting: Doppelganger has the ability to turn into anyone, however if they hold a single form for too long, it becomes painful and begins to strain them.
- Deception: With his powers Doppelganger is a master actor and liar, able to fool anyone.
- Doppelganger is a parody of Mystique, from Marvel Comics.