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Barbra Streisand says she cloned her dog twice

The Brooklyn-born star tells Variety she cloned her pet dog Samantha, who died last year.

Barbra Streisand's dearly departed dog Samantha can be

Barbra Streisand's dearly departed dog Samantha can be spotted in many photos on the singer's Instagram account. In this post from August, 2016, Streisand poses with "Sammie" and husband James Brolin. Photo Credit: Barbra Streisand / Instagram

Barbra Streisand’s devotion to her beloved dog Samantha knows no bounds — not even death. The singer has revealed in an interview with Variety that upon the passing of the Coton de Tulear last year, she had dear “Sammie” cloned: not once, but twice.

Enter Miss Scarlett and Miss Violet. “They have different personalities,” Streisand told Variety. “I’m waiting for them to get older so I can see if they have her brown eyes and seriousness.”

Babs fans are no strangers to the Brooklyn-born star’s fur babies. The 75-year-old frequently shares snapshots of her pet dogs — past and present — to her Instagram account.

Samantha is the most frequently celebrated pooch on the page, however: she starred in Streisand’s very first Instagram post and lives on through her two clones.

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