In memes: Tweeps react to the release of new Idris Elba doll

In memes: Tweeps react to the release of new Idris Elba doll

Social media has been in a buzz recently after word got out that a doll had been made to look like British actor, Idris Elba, however, tweeps thought that it was a little difficult to see the resemblance.

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While Mzansi has the infamous artist, Rasta who has created some questionable portraits of local icons, a British crafter has become an internet sensation for all the wrong reasons.

Empris, the makers of the doll, wanted to honour the accomplished actor but according to tweeps, they missed the mark completely.

Pictures of the doll have been floating around the internet and tweeps still can’t believe that the doll is meant to be modelled after Idris Elba, the man who was chosen as People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive.

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But trust tweeps to come up with some crazy reactions to the doll debacle.

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According to TimesLIVE, even Mzansi got a shoutout when a social media user pointed out that it bears a resemblance to ‘Muvhango’ actor, James Motsamai.

Even Idris had a say on the matter:

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