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Anthony Anderson mistaken for Idris Elba: Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Quick — somebody check on Elba

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As Anthony Anderson revealed on Tuesday’s Jimmy Kimmel Live!, he’s often mistaken for Ruben Studdard, Ice Cube, and Cedric the Entertainer. But while spending time in Cape Town, South Africa, recently, one woman mistook him for the actor from Mandela. You know … Idris Elba.

Not to be unkind, but Anderson also thought that the case of mistaken identity was a little unbelievable: “Either I’ve had a stroke of luck and upgraded, or Idris Elba fell the hell off!” 

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See the full clip below to hear Jimmy Kimmel try to explain why he thinks he resembles Anderson’s Black-ish costar, Laurence Fishburne.

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