Alfre Woodard Shows Up as Idris Elba

At least that's what Armani's Instagram account manager thinks. That person probably doesn't have a job anymore.


I am submitting this photo of Alfre Woodard from Armani’s Instagram account without comment. The caption reads: “Idris Elba posing in a gorgeous Georgio @armani dress.”

OK, just one comment: How did this happen? Confusing Idris Elba and Alfre Woodard? Their names don’t rhyme. One is a man, and the other is a woman. I think we need to update the “All black folks don’t look alike!” retort to include “Also, donkey, black people’s names are not interchangeable.”

Anyway, someone tell Armani’s former Instagram account manager that I hear Home Depot is hiring.

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