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Alicia Vikander Was a Child Lip-Sync Star, Which Is Apparently a Thing in Sweden

Back before she was an Oscar winner, Lara Croft, or even Mrs. Google, Alicia Vikander was a young, bright-eyed Swedish girl lip-syncing for her life on a local talent competition. As she told Jimmy Fallon before he showed an adorable clip from said competition, the 8-year-old Vikander performed a Swedish ballad on the show — and of course, she won. All in all, we expected Swedish lip-sync competition stories to involve more ABBA, but whatever, this is fine.

Alicia Vikander Was a Child Lip-Sync Star in Sweden