Barbra Streisand cloned her dead dog twice

Olivia Morris

Barbra Streisand has utilised the technological advancements of the 21st century to clone her dead dog... twice.

Her 17-year-old Coton de Tuléar Samantha passed away last year, and now the singer has revealed to Variety her two new pups are clones of Samantha.

Vets took cells from Samantha's stomach and mouth before she died to clone the two new dogs, the star told the publication.

Barbra Streisand - here at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2017 - has revealed she cloned her dog. Source: Getty
The star cloned her dead dog, Samantha, twice welcoming Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett. Source: Instagram / @barbrastreisand

The cloned pups' names are Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett due to the colour of the doggy clothes she put them in when they first arrived.

"They have different personalities," the 75-year-old revealed. "I'm waiting for them to get older so I can see if they have her [Samantha's] brown eyes and seriousness."

Barbra is also dog mum to another Coton de Tuléar, who is not a clone, but apparently a distant cousin of Samantha's.

Barbra is also dog mum to another Coton de Tuléar who is not a clone but apparently a distant cousin of Samantha's. She named her Miss Fanny. Source: Instagram / @barbrastreisand
Samantha (pictured) passed away last year. Source: Instagram / @barbrastreisand

She named her Miss Fanny.

The star likes to show off her trio of pups on Instagram in their sweet doggy jumpers.

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