The image, on just about every billboard and magazine in the emirate, features a businessman promoting the Dreamz villa development while awkwardly pointing at a clearly photoshopped image of a property.
“It’s everywhere I go, I can’t stop seeing it. It’s so weird and now it’s in my Dreamz,” said Dubai resident Caroline Coady.
“His dead eyes haunt me. In my Dreamz I see a businessman awkwardly pointing at a duck on a skateboard. There’s no escape from him,” said Yousef Fletcher, who said he sees the billboard image 10 times over on his way to work.
The image, of Indian batsman turned property promoter, Sunil Gavaskar, has turned Dubai’s Dreamz into a nightmare.
“Someone make it stop,” pleaded 12-year-old Reem Henderson. “Is there no place safe for a child’s Dreamz?” she asked, while sobbing slowly into a glossy property brochure.