Streisand One Step Ahead; Clones Dog

Posted by on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 in

The music, the mem’ries, the magic — and the science — are all coming together for Barbra Streisand and her dogs Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett these days. Streisand revealed in a new interview with Variety that she had mouth and stomach cells from her beloved Coton de Tulear dog Samantha preserved for cloning after Samantha passed away in 2017 at the ripe old age of 14. Streisand, clearly, was smitten with her beloved pet — so much so that she decided to try out the scientific approach in bringing her genetically-identical descendants to life. So far so good with Miss Violet and Miss Scarlett, it seems. (Streisand also has a third Coton de Tulear, Miss Fanny, who is a “distant cousin” of Samantha and her cloned descendants.)

 

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