A family claims that they have a cursed Elsa doll as every time they attempt to throw it away they later find it, and it won’t stop talking to them…
An Elsa doll, from the animated Disney film Frozen, has been “haunting” a family in Texas as they appear to not able to get rid of it and can’t get it to stop talking.
In 2013, Emily Madonia’s daughter, Aurélia, received an Elsa doll for Christmas and of course, was absolutely ecstatic with her doll from the hit children’s movie.
But since that day, the Elsa doll appears to have caused nothing but trouble for the Madonia family.
It all began when the family noticed that it would randomly switch between English and Spanish without the family being aware it was even bilingual. Between them all, none of them had changed any setting since the day they had purchased it.
So far, pretty odd.
Yet that was only the start of the creepiness, as the Elsa doll then began to talk after being switched off. And despite not being prompted by pressing the interactive button on the necklace, the doll would randomly spurt out one of its automated lines.
What topped it all off for the Madonia family was the worst part of all, they couldn’t get rid of it no matter what they tried.
Despite continuously throwing the Elsa doll into the rubbish, it has always managed to find its way back into the home, claims the family.
Having owned the doll for over six years, the family insists that they have never changed its batteries.
Not knowing where to turn, Emily decided to share the story to Facebook: “Ok guys, seriously, we need help.
“To recap for those of you who have not been following our Elsa doll saga, Mat threw it away weeks ago and then we found it inside a wooden bench.
“Okay….so we were weirded out and tightly wrapped it in its own garbage bag and put that garbage bag INSIDE another garbage bag filled with other garbage and put it in the bottom of our garbage can underneath a bunch of other bags of garbage and wheeled it to the curb and it was collected on garbage day. Great, right?
“We went out of town, forgot about it. Today Aurélia says ‘Mom, I saw the Elsa doll again in the backyard.’
“HELP US GET RID OF THIS HAUNTED DOLL”.
Since then, the post has been deleted – presumably because many people think that this is some sort of silly prank being played – and Emily has shared that she has managed to finally find a solution to this unusual problem.
Emily had a friend that lived over 1,500 miles away in Minnesota who was willing to take the cursed doll so that the Madonia family no longer had the burden, and so far, this solution has appeared to have been effective.
Emily updated the Facebook post, adding: “My friend Chris Hogan received the doll today. 1,500 miles from here. (He asked for it, don’t be mean!) He’s at work now but I asked him to check it for the marker that my daughter coloured on it when he gets home, so we can make sure it’s the same one!
“Yes, I’m unreasonably paranoid now.
“Both times the doll reappeared two weeks later (or I should say, we found her two weeks later, but hard to tell how long she was there) so I’m curious how it will go from here. That’s all I got for now.
“Yes, he taped her down.”
To conclude, Emily declared: “If the doll comes back, I might have to open my mind to some of the more supernatural solutions.”
To ensure that Elsa never makes her way back to Houston, Texas, Emily’s friend Chris has duct-taped the doll to the brush guard on his Jeep.
Being a sceptic, Chris has explained through Twitter that he was more than happy to take the doll as he “doesn’t believe in ghosts or magic”.
However, Chris has promised that if Elsa gets up to anything else out of the ordinary, he will share immediately with anyone engaged with the bizarre story.
Meanwhile, Emily is glad to have a bit of peace and quiet, having written: “In the end, I’m just a mom and a violinist and a wife and a normal person who doesn’t want to be forever known as ‘the haunted doll lady’.
“I am fascinated by the unknown though and this whole experience has been pretty entertaining. But I am extremely happy the doll is not here anymore and I hope to God it stays that way.”
So now that Elsa has been shipped off to the unknown, it appears that the Madonia family can finally let it go and move onto a peaceful future, without being haunted by a Disney character doll.
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Aimee is a Media & Communications graduate from Birmingham City University with a passion for everything related to cats, milkshakes and Oreo-flavoured consumables. You will often find Aimee typing furiously equipped with a Greggs’ sausage roll and a gingerbread man.