Barb From 'Stranger Things' Is Almost Unrecognizable At SAG Awards

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Barb, is that really you?

The character from "Stranger Things," played by actress Shannon Purser, was almost unrecognizable at the annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Sunday.

Because you know, this is the Barb we're used to...

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Yup, good old Barb in her '80s fashion and her round glasses.

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But a new Barb showed up on the red carpet on Sunday, leaving many fans shocked at her ensemble. Dressed in a beautiful black gown, the 19-year-old actress wasn't channelling her nerdy character one bit.

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Actress Shannon Purser arrives for the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Exposition Center on January 29, 2017.

And if you're a fan of the Netflix series (warning, spoilers ahead), then you know our beloved Barb is taken too soon.

And while there have been many rumours circulating for the return of Barb on the show, co-star and main actress Millie Bobby Brown, who plays Eleven, told Entertainment Weekly that Barb is not returning.

“No, she’s not alive!”

Sigh, Barb!

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Actress Shannon Purser arrives for the 23rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Shrine Exposition Center on January 29, 2017.

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