Why ridiculous looking Idris Elba doll is making fans mad

British actor Idris Elba. Photo: [email protected]

Recently, People Magazine named Idris Elba the Sexiest Man Alive in its latest issue, to the delight of his many fans. Social media was ablaze with positive comments and likes on the cover. But one recent merchandising effort by a British doll maker has fans crying “no.”

Idris Elba doll sold by Empris Dolls online for $1,102.24 USD (Image Source: Facebook/Empris Dolls)

At issue for many fans of the actor is the fact that the doll looks nothing like Idris Elba and many would never purchase the replica. However, a lot of people shelled out the £850 (that’s $1,102.24 USD) for the doll and Empris, the online store selling the doll, is sold out.

Idris Elba doll sold by Empris Dolls online for $1,102.24 USD (Image Source: Facebook/Empris Dolls)

Here are just a few of the comments fans shared on social medial about the suave Idris Elba doll.

Idris Elba doll sold by Empris Dolls online for $1,102.24 USD (Image Source: Facebook/Empris Dolls)
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Maurice "Mo" Barnes is a graduate of Morehouse College and Political Scientist based in Atlanta. Mo is also a Blues musician. He has been writing for Rolling Out since 2014. Whether it means walking through a bloody police shooting to help a family find justice or showing the multifaceted talent of the Black Diaspora I write the news.



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