Dionne Warwick mocks being mistaken for Gladys Knight at US Open

The internet has had a busy day after former tennis pro and analyst Mary Carillo identified Dionne Warwick, who was seated in the stands, as Gladys Knight. Carillo’s colleague, Chanda Rubin, also repeated the error.

Both singers were on hand to watch Serena Williams on Wednesday – Warwick, who has become a Twitter star, laughed off the confusion.

“Hi, I’m Gladys Knight…and instead of taking that midnight train to Georgia, I won’t be passing by but I’ll say a little prayer for you,” she tweeted, along with a laughing emoji and a emoji neutral face.

Of course, she was bringing up Knight’s hit with the Pips, “Midnight Train to Georgia,” as well as two of her own — “Walk On By” and “I Say a Little Prayer.”

Knight didn’t seem bothered either, tweeting, “Dionne and I have been sisters for a long time and I hope she’s as honored to be taken for me as I would be.”

“I’m sure it was an honest mistake,” Knight wrote. “It was a blessing to be in the house to see Serena’s greatness.”

Rubin also tweeted about it, writing in response to a Twitter user who said the error was “unacceptable”.

“Too bad I was initially looking at the pitch (where Aunt Gladys was in the stands) and not our program monitor which showed Ms. Dionne…the error was immediately corrected,” he added. Rubin tweeted.