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“You Cannot Take Someone’s Voice away” Idris Elba Backs Meghan Markle
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“You Cannot Take Someone’s Voice away” Idris Elba Backs Meghan Markle

Idris Elba is standing by Meghan Markle for "speaking out" after she claimed she'd been "silenced" by the Royal family. Elba, 48, was a guest at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's royal wedding and also DJ'd at their reception too. During a promotion for his new film - Concrete Cowboy which will be unleashed by Netflix - Idris was asked his view of Meghan speaking out during her interview with Oprah Winfrey. Entertainment Tonight asked Idris: "We have seen in real life your friend Meghan Markle telling her story of the black experience – what do you think about her courage, just stepping out and saying 'I need to speak my truth'?" Elba made it clear in his response that he felt Meghan had been backed into a corner and was given no other option but to speak out. He said...
Idris Elba and Naomi Campbell slam Ghana over gay rights
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Idris Elba and Naomi Campbell slam Ghana over gay rights

Actor Idris Elba and supermodel Naomi Campbell were among signatories of an open letter published Monday criticising Ghana's stance on gay rights. Ghanaian security forces last month raided and shut down the office of an LGBT rights group in the capital Accra after politicians and religious leaders called for its closure. Some 67 celebrities and politicians, many of them British-Ghanaian, said they were disturbed by the developments as they addressed LGBT campaigners in the country. The 2015 film Beasts of No Nation, in which Elba starred, was shot in Ghana's Eastern Region, and his mother was born in the West African country. "We have watched with profound concern as you have had to question the safety of your vital work at the LGBT+ Rights Ghana Centre in Accra, and feare...
Idris Elba talks US racism as ‘Concrete Cowboy’ rides into Toronto
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Idris Elba talks US racism as ‘Concrete Cowboy’ rides into Toronto

Its biggest star is British, and its director is white. But Concrete Cowboy, a critically acclaimed new film about at-risk black youths and horse owners in urban Philadelphia, offers a poignant message at a time of mass anti-racism protests in the United States, Idris Elba said Sunday. The film follows a young black man (Caleb McLaughlin of Stranger Things) who returns to an impoverished Philadelphia ghetto. He must choose between a life of crime and the close-knit horse-rearing community of his estranged father (Elba.) "It was incredibly important to us... that we tell this story of the fork in the road that you can take as a young man in this country," Elba told the Toronto film festival, when asked about US anti-black police violence in an online talk. "America didn't ch...
African Stars Including Davido, Burna Boy, Sauti Sol Join Idris Elba For ‘Africa Day Benefit Concert’
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African Stars Including Davido, Burna Boy, Sauti Sol Join Idris Elba For ‘Africa Day Benefit Concert’

Nigerian singers, Davido, Burna Boy has been included on the lineup for the ‘Africa Day Benefit Concert’ to be hosted by English actor, Idris Elba . The Nigerian singer will be performing alongside Kenyan afro-pop group, Sauti Sol. Musicians also billed to perform at the event include; Grammy Award winner, Angelique Kidjo, Nigerian music singers, Tiwa Savage, Yemi Alade, and a host of others. Elba had announced the online concert and enlisted a league of acclaimed artists in a bid to raise funds towards providing COVID-19 assistance to needy children and families in Africa. The two-hour special will be streamed on the MTV Base Africa YouTube channel on May 25 at 18:00 CAT and broadcast on the network’s TV channels in Africa at 21:00 CAT.  
Idris Elba Seen Walking Streets Of London After Recovering From Covid-19
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Idris Elba Seen Walking Streets Of London After Recovering From Covid-19

Renowned actor Idris Elba has been seen walking streets of London for the first time since recovering from coronavirus. The actor, along with his wife Sabrina Dhowre Elb, tested positive for a ‘very mild’ strain of Covid-19 in March. He has won his battle against deadly disease. The 47-year-old was spotted enjoying a walk near his home on Saturday, after he and wife Sabrina returned from self-isolating in New Mexico last month, where Elba was filming when he fell ill. The ‘Luther’ star looked relaxed as he strolled through his neighbourhood as part of his daily exercise during lockdown. He completed the look by stepping out in stylish green sneakers, while he covered his salt-and-pepper locks with a black beanie
Idris Elba Defends His ‘Yearly Quarantine’ Suggestion After Immense Trolling
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Idris Elba Defends His ‘Yearly Quarantine’ Suggestion After Immense Trolling

British actor Idris Elba had faced quite a lot of flak following his contentious comments about the world observing an annual quarantine period to look back on the coronavirus pandemic after it settles. The Thor actor has now come to his defense regarding his earlier statement that riled up quite a few people, saying his statement has been misinterpreted. “I didn’t suggest an actual annual lock down. I suggested a way of remembrance annually,” he tweeted. “The actual POINT was that agriculture and the rural poor will suffer long after this time. Focus don’t hocus,” he added. Earlier, Idris had drawn criticism after he suggested in an earlier interview with Associated Press: “During the time of crisis, you know, you kind of want to be close to home, I think that the world sh...
It’s Been 365 Days Of Love, Friendship & Happiness For Sabrina & Idris Elba
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It’s Been 365 Days Of Love, Friendship & Happiness For Sabrina & Idris Elba

Amidst recovery, Idris Elba and his wife Sabrina Elba celebrates their wedding anniversary. The love birds got married in the month of April of 2019 at an hotel called Marrakesh in Morocco. As they celebrate their wedding anniversary, Sabrina took to social media to write some sweet words about their wedding anniversary. She shared this picture and captioned it: “Words can’t describe what I felt in this moment. Walking down the aisle and seeing the man of my dreams, my best friend, standing in front of me ready to make a bond that lasts forever. You have changed my life, you have changed my world, you have changed my spirit. I thank you for the happiness you give me every day and the love you show me and my family. I can’t believe it’s been a year. All the memories we’v...
Coronavirus: ‘I Will Do A Movie Together With Idris Elba When This Is Over’ – Richard Mofe Damijo
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Coronavirus: ‘I Will Do A Movie Together With Idris Elba When This Is Over’ – Richard Mofe Damijo

Veteran Nollywood actor, Richard Mofe Damijo known popularly as RMD has revealed his intentions to work with ace Hollywood star Idris Elba who was recently diagnosed with Coronavirus. The 58-year old Nigerian actor made this known on social media where he reacted to AY Comedian’s live video with the American actor, Idris Elba. AY was on an Instagram Live video chat earlier with Idris Elba where they had a close conversation with the Hollywood actor showing him around his house and extending the chat to his wife. Sharing the video on his Instagram page, RMD took to the comment section to make his intention known. According to RMD, he will love to work with Idris Elba when the whole things is over. It can be recalled that Idris Elba revealed to the world that he tested positi...
Your Wardrobe Is Bigger Than Most People’s Houses – Idris Elba To AY Makun
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Your Wardrobe Is Bigger Than Most People’s Houses – Idris Elba To AY Makun

Popular Nigeria comedian Ayo Makun who was captured in a video were he was checking up on his international brother/friend Idris Elba on Instagram live video and making enquire about his health ( Idris Elba was tested positive for covid-19). The United kingdom star who as featured in so many award winning movies was so pure with his love as he shared how he isolated himself and his family. Idris was so glue to Ay's house and wardrobe when he gave a nice comment about how big Ay's wardrobe then his house. Ay's who also said he have to postpone his yearly show Ay live for safety. See the video below:
Idris Elba’s Wife, Sabrina Dhowre, Also Tests Positive For Coronavirus
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Idris Elba’s Wife, Sabrina Dhowre, Also Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Days after actor Idris Elba revealed he had the coronavirus, his wife now says she too has tested positive. Model/actress Sabrina Dhowre Elba shared her diagnosis with Oprah Winfrey Saturday during a Facetime on Winfrey's "Oprah Talks COVID-19," Apple TV+ series. Dhowre Elba was joined by her husband as the two of them remain quarantined together. She said she had just found out that morning that she had tested positive. Dhowre Elba wasn't surprised, she said, because she was already in route to be with her husband when he was awaiting his test results and rushed to be by his side. "I wanted to be with him," she said. "That's the instinct of a wife. You want to go and take care." Like her husband, Dhowre Elba said she felt fine, stating, "I don't feel anything that wo...
Actor Idris Elba tests positive to Coronavirus
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Actor Idris Elba tests positive to Coronavirus

Actor Idris Elba has tested positive to Coronavirus. The actor revealed this in a post when he earlier this morning. He carried out a test on Coronavirus and it came out positive Furthermore, he said he has been isolated since he found out and he advised people to stay at home to risk exposure Moreover, according to him he currently doing fine and there is no need of panic  
Coronavirus: Idris Elba confirms he has tested positive for COVID-19
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Coronavirus: Idris Elba confirms he has tested positive for COVID-19

Idris Elba has confirmed he has tested positive for coronavirus. The actor says he feels okay and currently has no symptoms, but has been isolated since he found out that he may have been exposed to the virus. In a tweet he said: "This morning I tested positive for COVID-19. I feel ok, I have no symptoms so far but have been isolated since I found out about my possible exposure to the virus. "Stay home people and be pragmatic. I will keep you updated on how I'm doing. No panic." In an accompanying video, Elba says he was tested after he discovered he had been in contact with someone else who had also tested positive for COVID-19. He also urged followers to think about social distancing and washing their hands, adding they should be vigilant to mitigate the spread of the virus. The ...
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Self-isolates After Wife Develops Flu-like Symptoms after Returning From the UK
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Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Self-isolates After Wife Develops Flu-like Symptoms after Returning From the UK

Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau is self-isolating after his wife returned from London with 'flu-like symptoms' According to an official statement released on Thursday morning, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, 44, recently returned from the United Kingdom and began displaying mild flu-like symptoms, including a low fever, on Wednesday night. Mrs. Trudeau is currently self-isolating at the Prime Minister's residence in Ottawa and is awaiting the return of her test results. The Prime Minister himself is not displaying any symptoms of the virus, but is also self-isolating and working from home 'out of an abundance of caution'.   Mrs. Trudeau had traveled to the United Kingdom to attend the WE Day UK Charity event and concert, which was held in London last Tuesday, March 3. F...
Actor Idris Elba & Wife Are Expecting A Baby
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Actor Idris Elba & Wife Are Expecting A Baby

Congratulations are in order to get actor Idris Elba and his wonderful new bride Sabrina. The few is expecting their first baby together, MTO News has validated. Sabrina stepped out last night in the world premiere of the new video ‘Cats’ in NYC’s Lincoln Center. And Idris’ beautiful new new bride was beaming and proudly showing off a baby bump. Sabrina Dhowre Elba, who might be a model and beauty pageant victorious one, tied the knot with Idris in April 2019 in Morocco, after getting engaged in February 2018. The two exchanged vows in the Ksar Char Bagh hotel around Marrakesh, a small luxury hotel having extensive gardens in the palm grove of Marrakesh. The bride used two custom Vera Wang dresses for the big day while Elba maintained his look classic in a black color suit by...
Sarkodie Premieres His New Number Featuring Acting Legend Idris Elba ‘Party & Bulls#!t’ – Official Video
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Sarkodie Premieres His New Number Featuring Acting Legend Idris Elba ‘Party & Bulls#!t’ – Official Video

Sark nation fans eagerly anticipating his newest single which features the one and only Idris Elba have to wait no more. Moments ago, Sarkodie premiered the video on his YouTube channel! The song is titled ‘Party and Bullsh#!t’ and features Donae’O and acting legend Idris Elba. The suave British actor who gets the ladies swooning whenever he appears on screen lends his talents to Sarkodie on this massive single. ‘Party and Bullsh#!t’ is off Sark’s upcoming album ‘Black Love’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vapv_43krFw
Idris Elba Receives £7,000 Wedding Gift From Prince Harry And Meghan Markle
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Idris Elba Receives £7,000 Wedding Gift From Prince Harry And Meghan Markle

Idris Elba broke the hearts of millions of female fans yesterday when he tied the knot with model Sabrina Dhowre at a lavish ceremony in Marrakech. In images shot by British Vogue, the Luther star, 46, wearing a custom-made Ozwald Boateng suit, married 30-year-old Sabrina at the exclusive Ksar Char-Bagh hotel in front of 150 guests, including Idris’s 17-year-old daughter Isan, who was a bridesmaid. However, there were two notable absentees from the three-day celebrations in Morocco – the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who are about to become parents for the first time. They made up for their absence by sending a £7,000 piece of art by the trendy Connor Brothers as a wedding present. The picture features a 1950s-style romantic book cover of a glamorous woman next to the words: ‘Why...
Idris Elba’s fiancee Sabrina Dhowre shares sultry photo of herself in a bathtub after revealing their wedding comes up soon.
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Idris Elba’s fiancee Sabrina Dhowre shares sultry photo of herself in a bathtub after revealing their wedding comes up soon.

British actor, Idris Elba and his stunning fiancee Sabrina Dhowre are said to be preparing for their wedding which is coming up soon. In a new sultry photo posted to her Instagram, the beauty queen was pictured posing in a bathtub while sipping a cup of tea at her Soho House   ‘Don’t ask . . .’ she captioned the snap. Her post comes just days after Idris Elba referred to her as his ‘wife’ on social media. But Sabrina swiftly clarified they weren’t yet married, adding: ‘Our wedding is coming up soon and I’m really looking forward to it.’
Sound City Says Davido’s O2 Arena Concert Wasn’t Sold Out
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Sound City Says Davido’s O2 Arena Concert Wasn’t Sold Out

Music channel, Soundcity has revealed that the concert Davido held in O2 Arena wasn’t a sold out one has claimed by the singer. This they did via their Twitter handle where they also stated that the singer has now set his sight on replicating what he did in London in America. See tweet: The Davido O2 Arena concert which saw the appearance of star actor Idris Elba and super model Naomi Campbell, was also exposed to have not been a sold out concert by Russ Millions, an American rapper who performed at the event. According to Russ Millions, the 20k capacity arena only got 17k guests.
Idris Elba Reveals Why He Loves His Fiancee, Sabrina Dowhre
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Idris Elba Reveals Why He Loves His Fiancee, Sabrina Dowhre

The world’s sexiest man, Idris Elba has gushed over his fiancée Sabrina Dowhre, revealing why he loves his soon-to-be wife so much . In a new interview with People, he told the magazine just why the Ethiopian beauty is the one for him! “She makes me laugh and we share common goals. She makes me happy,” he said. “She makes me celebrate my successes and when I’m not too sure about stuff, she makes me think.”
Idris Elba Is People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ For 2018
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Idris Elba Is People’s ‘Sexiest Man Alive’ For 2018

People magazine has named British actor Idris Elba as 2018′s Sexiest Man Alive. The 46-year-old was announced as the 33rd hunk to receive the People magazine honor on Monday night on NBC's "The Tonight Show" by host Jimmy Fallon. On being named the 2018′s Sexiest Man Alive, “The Wire” and “Luther,”star told the magazine: “I was like, ‘Come on, no way. Really?’” he told the magazine. “Looked in the mirror, I checked myself out. I was like, ‘Yeah, you are kind of sexy today.’ But to be honest, it was just a nice feeling. It was a nice surprise — an ego boost for sure.” He also took to his Twitter page to show his appreciation. He wrote: 'Who'd have thought it! Thank you @people & all the fans for naming me #SexiestManAlive . I'm honoured & thankful. What’s even more importan...
FIFA World Player Of The Year To Be Announced Today
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FIFA World Player Of The Year To Be Announced Today

The world's best male and female footballers will be named at the Best Fifa Football Awards in London on Monday. Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah are the finalists for the men's player award for 2018 - with no place for Lionel Messi. Ada Hegerberg, Dzsenifer Marozsan and Marta are the nominees for the women's player award. Gareth Bale is one of 10 candidates for the Fifa Puskas goal of the year. The other awards are for the Best Fifa goalkeeper, men's coach, women's coach, fan award, fair play award and Fifpro World XI. British actor Idris Elba and French journalist Anne-Laure Bonnet host the show at the Royal Festival Hall, which starts at 18:30 GMT This is the third year of the Best Fifa awards after the world governing body's six-year association wi...
Idris Elba Confirms He Will Not Be Playing The Next James Bond
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Idris Elba Confirms He Will Not Be Playing The Next James Bond

Idris Elba has finally the put the rumours of him playing the next James Bond to sleep. Two weeks ago, rumors began to circulate that James Bond producers were considering Elba for the role of 007, but that won't be happening. Speaking with Good Morning Britain at the premiere of his new movie Yardie in London, when asked: “Do you like it shaken or stirred?” The 45-year-old star made viewers laugh when he replied: “Stir fried, actually.” As he tried to walk away, their reporter quickly added: “Are we talking to the next James Bond?” "No," Elba replied. This comes after the official James Bond Twitter account announced  that Danny Boyle has resigned as the director and said: “Michael G. Wilson, Barbara Broccoli and Daniel Craig today announced that due to creative differences Da...
Young Ghanaian Actor, Emmanuel Quaye Who Featured As “Strika” In “Beast Of No Nations” Alongside Idris Elba Spotted Begging On The Streets
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Young Ghanaian Actor, Emmanuel Quaye Who Featured As “Strika” In “Beast Of No Nations” Alongside Idris Elba Spotted Begging On The Streets

In 2015, Emmanuel Nii Adom Quaye was featured as "Strika" in the movie Beast of No Nations alongside Idris Elba and Abraham Attah.   Three years later, he is on the streets of Ghana, begging to earn a living. The young actor was seen begging, by a fan who recognized him and was taken to a local tv station for an interview.   Quaye narrated his experience after the acclaimed film. According to him, he was supposed to be paid $30,000 for the role but the money was taken custody of by a handler who promised to pay the money once he turned 18. Sadly, the said person has not made good on that promise.   According to what the Facebook user, Caleb a worker at Starr FM posted on his Facebook page, Strika told him he now works with a man who seels yam at Agboblo...
Idris Elba And His Fiancée Step Out In Matching Black As They Enjoy Night Out In London
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Idris Elba And His Fiancée Step Out In Matching Black As They Enjoy Night Out In London

Idris Elba and his fiance,  Sabrina Dhowre stepped out in matching black ensembles as they enjoyed a night out on Saturday in London. The pair who got engaged in February were pictured exiting the Fitzrovia nightclub Libertine. For the outing, the 45-year-old actor rocked a simple black T-shirt, jeans and a baseball cap which he paired with black suede ankle shoe. While his 29-year-old fiancée wore a baggy black top, a mini skirt and knee-high black boots.   See more photos below.
Idris Elba Shows Off His Buff Arms As He Films In Ibiza Airport (Photos)
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Idris Elba Shows Off His Buff Arms As He Films In Ibiza Airport (Photos)

British actor, Idris Elba was pictured on set filming for his new Netflix comedy 'Turn Up Charlie' in Ibiza airport on Wednesday.   The 45-year-old actor showed off his buff arms in a bright orange tank top which he paired with white shorts and matching sneakers as he shot scenes for his new Netflix comedy. He also accessorised his look with a pair of gold bracelets and black sunglasses. See more photos below.
Bisola Hilariously Declares That She Is ‘Engaged’ To ‘The Man Of Her Dreams’
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Bisola Hilariously Declares That She Is ‘Engaged’ To ‘The Man Of Her Dreams’

Former Big Brother Naija Housemate, Bisola appears to have a crush on British actor, Idris Elba and she just revealed it in her latest post on IG. The former reality star declared that she is engaged to the man of her dreams and he is none other than the recently engaged, Idris Elba … She photoshopped her face into the photo of Idris and fiancee, Sabrina ..She wrote; “I am Engaged to the Man of my Dreams @idriselba Thanks so much guys for the congratulatory messages I love yall. The wedding Date will be announced soon and I can Assure you this will be my best Valentine’s Day ever. Who would you guys love to be on our Train? Please Tag them.”
Idris Elba Publicly Propose To His Girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre At A Yardie Screening
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Idris Elba Publicly Propose To His Girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre At A Yardie Screening

Bad news, everyone who thought they were going to marry Idris Elba. Unless your name is Sabrina Dhowre, we’ve got some tough news you’re really not going to like. David Marsden, Managing Director and partnerat Sainou Talent Agency London, posted an Instagram video of the moment Idris Elba took himself off the market on Saturday. The proposal took place at a screening of Elba’s directorial debut Yardie. The Rio Cinema theater confirmed the happy moment with a post of their own. They declared, “Still 5 days to Valentines Day but @idriselba went down on one knee and proposed to his girlfriend live on stage this morning before a preview of his film #Yardie.” In the video, Dhowre seems as surprised and excited as the audience, which is politely hiding its private grief over never being Mrs. Idr...
Idris Elba Poses With The 11 Best Football Players On The Planet For Selfies
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Idris Elba Poses With The 11 Best Football Players On The Planet For Selfies

British actor, Idris Elba who was the host for the Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony on Monday posed on stage with the eleven best football players on the planet for selfies. The actor took selfie photos with Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, Dani Alves, Marcelo, Sergio Ramos and Leonardo Bonucci who made a cut on the best eleven team. Others on the list include Midfielder Luka Modric, Toni Kroos, Andres Iniesta, Lionel Messi, Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo who sculped the Men's Best Player Award following his impressive performance for his club and country. See more photos below..
Idris Elba Confirms He’s In Love
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Idris Elba Confirms He’s In Love

Idris Elba recently had a chat with Angie Martinez on her YouTube and the actor was asked about his newly revealed relationship with Somalian model Sabrina Dhowre. There’s no doubt that the talented actor, rapper and DJ is happy in his new relationship. He also talks about his new movies “Molly’s Game” and “Mountains between Us” with Kate Winslet. He talks about starring alongside Kate Winslet, the movie he really wanted to star in when he was upcoming, the gift and curse of the internet and more. His confirmation of his relationship starts at the 12:05mark where he talks about the lengths she went to to make his birthday special. Interestingly, she was also at the studio with him during the interview. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuz8JjSXZ-0
Idris Elba Covers Essence Magazine’s August 2017 Issue
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Idris Elba Covers Essence Magazine’s August 2017 Issue

The 44-year old British actor who is the cover star for Esquire Magazine’s August 2017 issue, takes frontpage again for Essence Magazine. Idris Elba talks to Essence about his upcoming films, tight schedule, and love life. He is set to star in six projects this year – including Thor: Ragnarok and the fifth season of Luther. On his Directorial debut film Yardie: “Yardie is quite a semi-famous bit of English literature about a small-time pastor who comes from Jamaica and ends up embroiled in (avenging his brother’s death). It’s set in the late seventies, early eighties, a hotbed of Jamaican culture in London, but then crack cocaine arrives.” On love and marriage: “Am I ever gonna get remarried? I don’t think so. Yeah, I don’t think so. Marriage is an institution of sorts. And I’v...
Idris Elba Speaks About His Experience With Racism As Rumours Swirl Over James Bond Role
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Idris Elba Speaks About His Experience With Racism As Rumours Swirl Over James Bond Role

Idris Elba may be a successful Hollywood hot shot, but the 44yr old actor had his fair share of racist experiences growing up in London. He said he was 'shielded from racial tension' when he lived in Hackney before he moved with his parents Eve and Winston to the Canning Town area of the capital and that's when the nightmare began. Describing the assault, he told The Telegraph:  'I'd been shielded from racial tension, but when we moved I felt it full whack. 'Mate, if you were Indian or black you were getting it.  'Eggs thrown at you, the whole thing.' Meanwhile, as talk of a first black James Bond are making the rounds, rumour has it Idris Elba could be in for the role.  The American director Ridley, 51, appeared to drop the bombshell Elba is set for Bond when he was at ...
Actor Idris Elba Shares Sexy Post Workout Pix!
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Actor Idris Elba Shares Sexy Post Workout Pix!

British-Ghanaian actor, Idris Elba once again flaunted his sexy ripped body. The actor, DJ and music star shared the picture with caption: "Cutting weight, two days before first fight, mind in the right place. Fear NO guy."

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