BTS, Idris Elba and other strange celebrity dolls

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Toy-maker Mattel hit the headlines this week when their images of dolls designed to look like K-pop superstars, BTS, went viral on Twitter.

The dolls have divided opinion, with some fans feeling disappointed with how unrealistic the dolls look.

It got us thinking about some other rather odd looking celebrity dolls over the years!

Check them out below. And let us know what you think of the BTS dolls in the comments below.

Is that really Idris Elba?
Idris Elba and his dollGetty Images / Emperis
Actor Idris Elba and his doll look-a-like

He is a star of stage and screen, and now you could bring him home!

It's the doll version of Idris Elba! Really??

Emperis, a doll designer, created the suave looking doll apparently in the likeness of the actor, famous for being in the Marvel movies.

However, it looks like they might not have quite pulled it off - with many people comparing the doll to the Disney villain - Jafar instead.

Could it be Harry Styles?
Harry Styles and dollGetty Images / Amazon
Style this: Harry and his doll double

Do you remember a little band called One Direction?

Back in the day when the fantastic five took the world by storm and they had more merchandise than fans knew what to do with, a set of One Direction dolls were released depicting all the members of the band.

One figure in particular stood out as being a bit different from the rest.

Harry Style's doll didn't quite capture his likeness in the way the other four did.

Some even compared the doll to BGT singer Susan Boyle - what do you think?

What... that's Emma Watson?
Emma Watson and the Disney dollGetty Images / Disney
Some said the Emma Watson doll looked more like Justin Bieber

Yep, The Beauty and the Beast star was captured in doll form as part of the merchandise for the 2017 live action film.

However, fans immediately spotted that there were a few distinct differences between the actress and her doll counterpart.

Some even thought that the doll looked more like Justin Bieber than Emma Watson! Speaking of Justin Bieber...

You better "Belieb" it!
Justin Bieber with his dollGetty Images / Amazon
Justin Bieber's doll is able to sing two of the artist's earlier hits - "One Less Lonely Girl" or the pictured “Baby”

This doll is meant to resemble one of the biggest pop stars of all time - Justin Bieber.

To many the likeness of the two might seem uncanny, but we feel most fans might be able to spot some slight differences.

For example, the fact that this doll doesn't really look like the star, at all!

Nicola Adams boxed fresh?
Nicola Adams with Barbie dollGetty Images / Mattel
Boxer Nicola Adams and her Barbie doll - who do you think would win in a fight?

At first glance, this Nicola Adams doll would appear to be a pretty good replica of the sports star?

The Barbie doll was released earlier this year to celebrate International Women's Day and other famous women such as Frida Kahlo and Amelia Earhart.

And while many were pleased to see the Olympic gold medallist represented, some pointed out that her body didn't quite match that of the boxer's.

While they managed to capture her hair and some of her style, where are the muscles in those arms??

What do you think of these dolls? Tell us in the comments below!


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  • Comment number 21. Posted by U17643139

    21 Apr 2019 7:25
    It would make more sense if Emma Waston was dressed like Hermine from Harry Potter.
  • Comment number 20. Posted by U17479613

    31 Mar 2019 12:32
    eerrmm. Mattel, you seem to have made a mistake with Emma Waston
  • Comment number 19. Posted by rainbowdiamond

    27 Mar 2019 18:39
    they are cool i guess but emma watson could look a bit better mattel
  • Comment number 18. Posted by U17483596

    26 Mar 2019 19:55
    there ok I guess. I mean I would at least of hoped for Emma Watson to be a bit better.
  • Comment number 17. Posted by U17578410

    26 Mar 2019 17:48
    they look soooo realistic ! only Emma Watson looks bad!
  • Comment number 16. Posted by cupcakerainbowcat

    26 Mar 2019 16:12
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  • Comment number 15. Posted by U17521753

    26 Mar 2019 15:54
    Some of those were weird
    What did they do to Emma Watson?
  • Comment number 14. Posted by U17563778

    9 Mar 2019 11:01
    The justin beiber doll's hair!!!! made me cringe
  • Comment number 13. Posted by StarBaker

    15 Feb 2019 17:55
    Very funny
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    13 Feb 2019 17:29
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