Is there a conspiracy in The Bible mini-series to make Satan look like Obama?

Apparently last night’s episode of The Bible has created some rumblings in the political universe because the Satan character bears a resemblance to our current president, Obama.

Here’s a side by side comparison:


Just search Google News for ‘Obama Satan’ and you’ll see quite a few stories wondering if this was deliberate or not. Even Glenn Beck commented on it on twitter:

The actor who played Satan is named Mehdi Ouazzani and actually looks like this without his makeup on:


Honestly I think this whole thing is silly and the fact that his face looks similar likely only a coincidence. I didn’t even notice it until someone else suggested it and it wouldn’t surprise me if no one in production ever noticed it.

What do you think? Coincidence or conspiracy?

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