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21 Times Idris Elba Gave You Life

In honour of his 43rd birthday. HBD, Idris!

1. When he shared this video of him working out and we almost passed out.

2. For real.

3. When he smoldered on the cover of Maxim magazine.

4. In fact every time he's graced a magazine cover tbh.


5. Each and every time he's got behind the decks.

6. Especially when topless.

7. When he showed us his selfie face.


8. And made this incredible understatement.

9. When he reminded us he's the biggest DILF around.

10. And showed us how cute he can be.

11. When he gave us this perfect close up on his facial hair.

12. But then every time we see his face it's almost too much.

13. Especially when he's in character as Luther.

14. The time he joked about rumours he could be the next James Bond in this perfect way.

Isn't 007 supposed to handsome? Glad you think I've got a shot! Happy New year people.

15. Then perfectly handled the writer calling him "too street" to take on the part.

16. And proved he's suave AF in a suit.

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17. &@!#$&!

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18. But he looks just as good in a hat.

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19. Or basically anything tbqh.

20. But most importantly when he did this.

21. Oh, and this.

Happy birthday, Idris!

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