Idris Elba Never Wants To Remarry

by Miah Hardy

July 12, 2017

Photo by David M Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for Britvic

The 44-year-old hunk and British actor, Idris Elba, is featured on this month’s cover of Essence magazine.

Elba is currently in Thailand training for a professional kickboxing tournament and was able to sit down and talk to the magazine about love and his directorial debut in his upcoming film Yardie.

New Cover Alert! It’s time to relax with @idriselba Thailand-style! In our August issue, Idris talks about his upcoming films, jammed packed schedule and love life. “Am I ever gonna get remarried? I don’t think so.” Surprised? Pickup our August issue on newsstands 7/14 for more. #fortheculture

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The film is based on the book of the same title which Idris describes as “semifamous”. “It’s set in the late ’70s, early ’80s, a hotbed of Jamaican culture in London, but then crack cocaine arrives,” says Idris. He also credited the piece of English literature as “part of the reason [he] became a man”.

Maybe a remarried man?

“Am I ever gonna get remarried? I don’t think so. Yeah, I don’t think so,” he reveals. “Marriage is an institution of sorts. And I’ve done it. It’s not for everybody. It’s not my life’s calling.”

So for all of you who were planning your perfect wedding and honeymoon with Idris Elba, you can cancel those reservations now.

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