This Idris Elba Doll Looks Nothing Like Him – And The Responses Are Hilarious

Idris Elba
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The sexiest man alive just got a new doll that looks nothing like him and social media is having a field day with it.

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Earlier this week, Emperis released this doll reportedly inspired by actor Idris Elba:

Idris Elba doll
Photo Credit: Emperis

Um no. The doll looks more like a cross between Montell Williams and Romany Malco. And, to add insult to injury, the doll cost a whopping $1,100. Fail.

Most of us, including myself, were too stunned for words, but Black Twitter gave us our lives with their reactions, with one user comparing the doll to the actual draft her mental masterpiece:

Some called for firing of the creators:

Even Romany responded to the doll dragging:

We’re not sure if it sold out or got taken down because it was just that bad, but, thankfully, it is no longer for sale.

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Stephenetta (isis) Harmon serves as digital media director for Hype Hair and founder/Black beauty directory for Sadiaa Black Beauty guide, the premier directory Black-owned beauty brands.