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    7 Fascinating Things I Learned About Idris Elba While Watching Him Devour Hot Wings

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    Idris Elba is a very hot guy. 🔥🔥🔥

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    'Nuff said.

    So it makes perfect sense that he would be a guest on Hot Ones, a YouTube series where celebrities go to promote their upcoming projects...

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    ...and get their taste buds destroyed by hot wings! 🔥🍗

    During Idris's turn in the hot seat, I learned several fascinating facts about the actor/rapper/DJ/sexiest man alive. For instance, he likes to eat eggs and steak with hot sauce in the morning.

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    The Hobbs & Shaw actor also shared that he likes the smell of "old leather" and "gasoline." Do with that what you will.

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    JAY-Z "fucking love[d]" the poem that he submitted for the American Gangster concept album.

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    "Next thing you know, I'm sending JAY-Z this poem I've written...He sent me an email back saying, 'I don't like it, I fucking love it. And it's going to be on the intro for [the album].'"

    If he had to hit his Hobbs & Shaw co-star Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson anywhere, he would aim for his neck. Yes, really.

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    "Because like, you know, at least if [he] gets up from it, [he'll] be winded and I would've reached half way down the block by that point," he joked. Smart man!

    His role on The Wire earned him street cred among rappers...until they heard his English accent, lol.

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    "Most rappers had been on the streets at some point. And The Wire represented them, so I was like grandfathered into the culture...until they heard me speak!"

    He felt more famous hosting the Met Gala in 2016 than he did hosting Saturday Night Live.

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    "I had Lady Gaga coming up to me. Rihanna [and] Beyoncé coming up to me, shaking my hand. I felt super famous," he revealed.

    And lastly, his best advice for conquering your fears? "Sometimes you have to just do it, but you have to do it like you're mad at it."

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    Great advice. Great interview. I think I'll watch it again...for more takeaways, that is. 😉

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