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Robbie Williams Wants To Become Chat Show Host

Robbie Williams wants to follow in James Corden's footsteps and become a chat show host.The 'Let Me Entertain Show' hitmaker has admitted becoming a judge on 'The X Factor' has given him a taste for...

Idris Elba's Fiancee Sabrina Dhowre's Luxury Bachelorette Getaway

Idris Elba's fiancee Sabrina Dhowre enjoyed a Bachelorette getaway with her girls in Utah's Amangiri resort.The 46-year-old actor popped the question to the model last February, and over the weekend she celebrated her forthcoming marriage...

Idris Elba: Dj-ing Grounds Me

Idris Elba credits DJ-ing with ''grounding him completely''.The 46-year-old star has always split his focus between both music and acting and he admits the music side of it keeps him level headed.He told Collider: ''DJ-ing...

George Clooney Played Poopy Prank On Housekeeper

George Clooney tricked his housekeeper into thinking he had eaten out of a dirty nappy.The 57-year-old actor - who has twins Alexander and Ella, 21 months, with wife Amal - is known for his love...

Idris Elba 'Nearly Passed Out' After Coachella Booking

Idris Elba ''nearly passed out'' when he was booked for Coachella.The 'Luther' star is so excited about performing at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival next month and he was completely shocked by the...

Idris Elba Won't Rehearse For Coachella

Idris Elba isn't rehearsing for Coachella.The 46-year-old actor is set to tackle a special DJ set at the annual music festival in California next month, but has said the scale of the performance isn't getting...

Idris Elba Tells Fans How To Achieve Perfect Selfie

Idris Elba believes showing ''confidence'' is the key to winning someone over with a selfie.The 46-year-old actor - who was named PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive in November 2018 - has shared his coveted tips of...

Idris Elba Loves Quiet Nights Alone

Idris Elba loves a quiet night in on his own.The 46-year-old actor - who is engaged to Sabrina Dhowre and has children Isan 17, and four-year-old Winston from previous relationships - insists he isn't a...

Stefflon Don's Homecoming Show

Stefflon Don has announced a homecoming show in London.The '16 Shots' rapper will play Hammersmith's Eventim Apollo on April 19, with support from chart-topping drum and bass stars Rudimental and 'Gun Lean' hitmakers Russ Splash...

Idris Elba 'In Talks To Replace Will Smith In Suicide Squad 2'

Idris Elba is in talks to replace Will Smith in the 'Suicide Squad' sequel. The 'Thor' actor is said to be James Gunn and Warner Bros' first and only choice to take Smith's place after...

Idris Elba Admits It Was 'Amazing' On Working With Taylor Swift On Cats

Idris Elba says Taylor Swift was ''amazing'' to work with on the set of 'Cats'. The 46-year-old actor insists that Taylor, 29, was simply ''great'' whilst they were filming the live-action adaptation of Andrew Lloyd...

Idris Elba Hints He Doesn't Want Bond Role

Idris Elba has suggested he doesn't want to play James Bond.The 'Luther' actor has been tipped to take over from Daniel Craig as the suave spy but he insists he doesn't want to be ''defined''...

Man-child Idris Elba

Idris Elba is a ''man-child''.The 46-year-old actor - who has children Isan, 17, and Winston, four, from previous relationships and is engaged to Sabrina Dhowre - can relate to playing faded DJ Charlie in upcoming...

Idris Elba Determined To Hold On To People's Sexiest Man Title Until Death

Idris Elba is determined to keep his People's Sexiest Man Alive title until he dies. The 46-year-old actor received the magazine's annual honour in 2018 and he has joked he will continue to reign as...

Idris Elba Thought Prince Harry Was Joking With His Wedding Dj Invite

Idris Elba thought Prince Harry was joking when he asked him to be the DJ at his and Duchess Meghan's wedding reception.The 'Luther' actor and part-time DJ - who is set play Coachella this summer...

Jennifer Hudson: Cats Will Be Really Special

Jennifer Hudson says the 'Cats' live-action movie is ''something really special''.The 37-year-old singer and actress is currently working on the upcoming feature film adaptation of the popular stage musical - which is also set to...

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...

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