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The internet is obsessed with the fake baby from American Sniper


AFTER BREAKING SEVERAL box office records and just generally being a bit of a phenomenon, American Sniper is now setting social media alight for a slightly embarrassing reason.

A few eagle-eyed viewers noticed that the film doesn’t use a real baby. In fact, it uses a doll that looks like it came straight from Smyth’s.

Source: Reel Bad Movies/YouTube

Cue mockery.

So, why were such obviously fake baby dolls used? Screenwriter Jason Hall explained.

The perils of filmmaking.

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