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Idris Elba Drops Track With Wiley And Stefflon Don

Idris Elba has released a collaboration with Wiley, Stefflon Don and Sean Paul.The 'Luther' actor regularly spins the decks at festivals across the globe and is set to perform at Coachella Valley Music and Arts...

Idris Elba's Lifetime Ambition To Dj At Coachella

Idris Elba says it is a ''lifetime ambition'' to perform at Coachella.The 'Luther' star is set to perform a DJ set at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April and he can't wait...

Taylor Swift Holds Her Own As An Actress

Taylor Swift ''holds her own'' as an actress.The 'Love Story' hitmaker is set to appear in 'Cats' and her co-star Idris Elba has heaped praise on the singer and cannot wait to work alongside her.Speaking...

Idris Elba's Daughter Isan To Make Beeline For Lady Gaga

Idris Elba's daughter Isan is hoping to bump into Lady Gaga at the Golden Globes.The 'Luther' actor's 17-year-old girl is this year's Golden Globe Ambassador, which requires her to escort the winners on and off...

Idris Elba Is 'Cool Dad' After Coachella Booking

Idris Elba is finally a ''cool dad'' after booking a slot at Coachella.The 'Luther' star - who is also a DJ - has impressed his daughter Isan, 17, by being given the green light to...

Dominic West Suggests Transgender James Bond

Dominic West thinks it would be ''cool'' to have a transgender James Bond.The 'Colette' actor initially admitted he ''doesn't see'' the idea of a female in the role of the iconic spy, but then suggested...

Idris Elba Wasn't Attractive Until Recently

Idris Elba thinks it's only recently ''other races'' have started finding him attractive.The 46-year-old actor was recently named Sexiest Man Alive by People magazine but he doesn't think he's necessarily considered conventionally ''beautiful'' in many...

Gwen Stefani Thinks Blake Shelton Is 'Sexier' Without Title

Gwen Stefani thinks Blake Shelton got ''sexier'' after losing his Sexiest Man Alive title.The 42-year-old country singer was given the honour by People magazine in 2017 but it was recently handed over to Idris Elba...

Richard Madden Feels 'Flattered' By James Bond Links

Richard Madden feels ''flattered'' to have been linked with the role of James Bond.The 32-year-old actor - who recently starred in the hit TV series 'Bodyguard' - has been heavily linked with the iconic role...

Idris Elba's Daughter Hasn't Seen His Work

Idris Elba's daughter hasn't seen many of his films.The 'Beasts of No Nation actor's movies weren't suitable viewing for 16-year-old Isan - who he has with ex-wife Kim Norgaard - when she was younger and...

Blake Shelton Jokes 'Sexy Ended' When He Gave Up People Crown

Blake Shelton joked ''sexy ended'' when he gave up his Sexiest Man Alive crown.The 42-year-old star was awarded People magazine's annual honour in 2017, and he's finding it tough after Idris Elba took over the...

Rebel Wilson Joins Cats Movie

Rebel Wilson has joined the cast of 'Cats'.The 'Bridesmaids' actress will portray the lazy old Gumbie feline Jennyanydots in the upcoming big screen adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's beloved musical, which is based on T.S....

Hilarious Attempted Idris Elba Doll Goes Viral

Idris Elba may officially be the Sexiest Man Alive, according to People magazine, but apparently that doesn’t mean he’s due the respect of having a doll-maker pay the faintest attention to what he actually looks...

Idris Elba Embarrassed Daughter Over Sexiest Man Alive Title

Idris Elba's daughter has been left feeling ''awkward'' after her father was named People's Sexiest Man Alive earlier this month.The 16-year-old was really looking forward to finding out who had been given the honour this...

Idris Elba Daughter Named Golden Globe Ambassador

Idris Elba's teenage daughter Isan has been named the 2019 Golden Globe Ambassador.The 'Mountain Between Us' actor's 16-year-old girl will be tasked with escorting Golden Globe Awards winners on and off stage and carrying statuettes...

Idris Elba's Fiancee Sabrina Gushes Over Sexiest Man Alive

Idris Elba's fiancee Sabrina Dhowre loves ''waking up to his face'' every day.The former Miss Vancouver has shared her excitement at the 'Luther' star being named People magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, and even referred to...

Idris Elba: Proposing Was The Scariest Thing I've Ever Done

Idris Elba says proposing to Sabrina Dhowre was ''the most nerve-wracking thing'' he's ever done.The 46-year-old actor popped the question to the model in February, and has admitted that whilst he was incredibly nervous throughout...

Idris Elba Is Doting Dad

Idris Elba says witnessing his children's births was the ''biggest and best thing'' to ever happen to him.The 'Mountain Between Us' star feels so blessed to have his kids - Isan, 16, and Winston, four...

Idris Elba Is People's Sexiest Man Alive

Idris Elba has been named People's Sexiest Man Alive for 2018.The 'Luther' star has been handed the annual honour - which last year went to country singer Blake Shelton - by the US publication and...

Idris Elba And Tilda Swinton To Lead Three Thousand Years Of Longing

Idris Elba and Tilda Swinton are to lead the cast of 'Three Thousand Years of Longing'.The 'Dark Tower' actor and the 'Suspiria' actress are provisionally attached to director George Miller's next project - which has...

Idris Elba In Talks To Join Cats Cast

Idris Elba is reportedly close to agreeing a deal to star in Tom Hooper's adaptation of 'Cats'.The London-born actor is being eyed to appear alongside the likes of Sir Ian McKellen, Jennifer Hudson, James Corden,...

Stella Mccartney Launches Breast Cancer Charity

Stella McCartney has launched a new charity Stella McCartney Cares.The 47-year-old fashion designer - whose father is Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney - has created the organisation to work towards the ''prevention, early detection and...

Richard Madden 'Set To Be Offered James Bond Role'

Richard Madden is reportedly set to be offered the role of James Bond.The 32-year-old actor is said to have impressed Bond bosses with his performance in the BBC drama series 'The Bodyguard', and he is...

Idris Elba Needs Four Hours' Sleep

Idris Elba only needs four hours' sleep.The 46-year-old star isn't too worried if he barely gets any sleep as he can ''still function'' the next day as long as he's got a solid four hours...

Idris Elba 'Controls Energy'

Idris Elba ''controls energy'' by avoiding negative comments.The 'Luther' star refuses to read people's comments about him as he knows he can be ''really affected by other people's opinions'' and just wants to keep a...

Richard Madden Eyes Bond Role

Richard Madden wants to play James Bond.The 'Bodyguard' actor has set his sights on portraying the iconic role when Daniel Craig steps down as the suave spy, but doesn't like to talk about his ambition.His...

Cary Fukunaga Thinks Idris Elba As James Bond Would Be 'Cool'

Cary Fukunaga thinks it would be ''cool'' to have Idris Elba as the new James Bond.The 41-year-old director - who previously helmed the 2011 romantic drama 'Jane Eyre' and 2015's 'Beasts of No Nation' -...

Jodie Whittaker Voices Support For A Female Bond

Jodie Whittaker has backed calls for a female James Bond.The 36-year-old actress - who is best-known as the first-ever female Doctor Who - has come out in support of the idea of an actress playing...

Prince Charles: I'm Fashionable Once Every 25 Years

Prince Charles has poked fun at himself for being ''fashionable once every 25 years'', admitting he is like a ''stopped clock''. The Prince of Wales thought he had been given an ''ill-deserved fashion award'' when...

Goldie Thinks Idris Elba Would Be 'Too Easy To Spot' As James Bond

Goldie thinks Idris Elba sticks out from the crowd too much to play James Bond.The 52-year-old star - who played a Bond villain in 'The World Is Not Enough' - has insisted it would be...

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