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When the novel coronavirus outbreak first bombarded China and Europe and before it arrived in the U.S., there were voices in entertainment and social media realms that claimed Blacks could not contract COVID-19. Those voices were silenced after NBA players Rudy Gobert and Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz contracted the coronavirus, which is now…

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Idris Elba is “stuck in limbo” after fighting through coronavirus. The former “Wire” star and his wife, Sabrina Dhowre Elba, both tested positive for the virus earlier this month but have had few symptoms. Now that their quarantine period is over, they were keen to return to London from New Mexico but have been unable…

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Idris Elba provided an update on his positive COVID-19 status, and it is just what the doctor ordered. According to Elba’s doctor, the British-born actor and his wife Sabrina will be immune to coronavirus after quarantine because he is still asymptomatic and his antibodies fought off the deadly virus. Hoping everyone is coping with this…

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Idris Elba has blasted rumors that celebrities are being paid to say they have coronavirus. The Hobbs and Shaw star revealed last week he had tested positive for the highly-contagious disease, which is also known as COVID-19. He’s frustrated that people are unhappy that the “rich” are seemingly offered more tests than the “poor,” and…

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Idris Elba announced he is taking at least a temporary break from social media because the platforms are breeding grounds for negativity and that is impacting his spirit. In a highly introspective interview with Fast Company, the 47-year-old Hobbs & Shaw and “The Wire” heartthrob said the endless blizzard of negative news, coupled with online…

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John Legend has been named People‘s Sexiest Man Alive for 2019. The “All of Me” hitmaker has been handed the annual honor by the publication and admitted it’s “not fair” that he replaced last year’s honoree, “Luther” star Idris Elba, as he doesn’t consider himself as “sexy” as the 47-year-old hunk. The 40-year-old singer told the publication:…

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Caleb McLaughlin is set to join forces with Idris Elba a new film based on the award-winning novel Ghetto Cowboy by Greg Neri. The 17-year-old actor will star opposite Elba, 46, in the adaptation of Greg Neri’s award-winning novel Ghetto Cowboy, and Ricky Staub will make his directorial feature debut with the motion picture. Staub and Dan Walser…

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Hobbs & Shaw Premiere

Dwayne Johnson, Idris Elba and Jason Statham walked the grey carpet on Hollywood Boulevard in LA to celebrate the Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw premiere. Spinning off from the original franchise, Hobbs & Shaw find themselves up against new threat Brixton Lore (Idris Elba), an enemy like none they’ve faced before. Joining the principal stars…

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Idris Elba played Beyoncé at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding. The Hobbs & Shaw actor was the DJ at the couple’s reception in May 2018 and after recently revealing Meghan provided him with a playlist, he’s now shared another sample of what the guests danced to. He told “Entertainment Tonight”: “There’s always Beyoncé…

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British-born heartthrob Idris Elba, the most logical pick in urbanites’ eyes to become the first Black British spy James Bond 007, has spurned the opportunity because of intense mainstream pushback. But British-born beauty Lashana Lynch has reportedly accepted the opportunity and challenge to become the first Black female 007 in the iconic franchise’s history, according…

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A Wrinkle in Time star, Storm Reid has joined James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad. The 16-year-old actress is set to play Idris Elba’s on-screen daughter in the upcoming follow-up to the 2016 DC Comics ensemble movie. Elba, 46, will play a new character in the sequel, rather than replacing Will Smith as hitman character Deadshot,…

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Idris Elba rushed to the aid of a fan who was in distress during a performance of his stage play, Tree. The “Luther” star leaped off stage to help Amanda Bilington when he saw she was having a seizure in the audience at the Upper Campfield Market in Manchester during the preview the production on Wednesday,…

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Idris Elba thinks being offered the role of James Bond would put him in a “difficult position.” The “Luther” star has been tapped to take over the role as the iconic spy, since 51-year-old hunk and actor Daniel Craig announced his decision to hang up his guns back in 2016. Elba would become the first black actor…

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Idris Elba didn’t want to get married again until he met his third wife, Sabrina Dhowre. The couple – who got engaged in 2018 – wed in a secret ceremony in Morocco in April, and the “Luther” star has admitted that the 29-year-old model altered his perspective on marriage, whilst he gushed that they have been “literally…

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