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Idris Elba's 'tragic' paternity revelation

Idris Elba's 'tragic' paternity revelation

Sep 20 2013, 3:44am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Idris Elba was devastated when he discovered his ex-girlfriend's child wasn't his. The 'Luther' actor admits the moment a paternity test confirmed his US-based ex - whom he dated for several years...

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Idris Elba's 'tragic' paternity revelation

Sep 20 2013, 3:44am CDT | by Bang Showbiz

Idris Elba was devastated when he discovered his ex-girlfriend's child wasn't his.

The 'Luther' actor admits the moment a paternity test confirmed his US-based ex - whom he dated for several years - had been lying to him about fathering the son he had always longed for was the most "tragic" time of his life.

He told GQ magazine: "It wasn't immediately obvious - well, it was, because he didn't look anything like me. But it wasn't immediately obvious what had gone down. The celebration of having a son - from a man's perspective, it's massive.

"To be given that and then have it taken away so harshly was like taking a full-on punch in the face. Pow!"

The British hunk isn't embarrassed about admitted he was duped, but has now moved on and won't make the same mistake again.

Idris said: "You know, the truth is, like, even admitting it, I'll probably get laughed at for the rest of my life. But it is just tragic, and it happened.

"But I wasn't knocked out. I stood right the f**k back up, and I ain't aiming to take another punch in the face ever again ... It happened to me. I moved on."

The 41-year-old star believes the heart-wrenching incident was a life lesson from karma because of his bad boy past.

Idris added: "I've not been an angel in my life, either - do you know what I'm saying? To a certain extent, what goes around comes around. But for me in the future, I'm about being comfortable. That's it.

"I was running with cats. I mean, I was DJing, but I was also pushing bags of weed; I was doing my work. I had to. I know that sounds corny, but this is the truth."

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Oct 23 2014 4:24am CDT | Source: Music Week

Sam Smith was this year’s overall victor at the 2014 MOBO Awards, walking away with four wins. The singer won Best Album for debut In The Lonely Hour, Best Male and Best RnB/Soul Act, as well as Best Song for chart-topper Stay With Me. The 2014 event took place last night (October 22) at the Wembley Arena. Jessie J won Best Female, beating off competition from FKA Twigs and Katy B, while Beyoncé was crowned Best ...
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Idris Elba’s Introduces Son Winston on Instagram! (PHOTO)

Oct 9 2014 3:46pm CDT | Source: Wet Paint

It’s been a few months since Idris Elba welcomed his first son, Winston, and the tot is finally ready for his close up! Actually, the he proud father has been sharing a few close-ups of his baby boy on Instagram, but he managed to do so without caus ...
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2 weeks ago

Ladies And Gentlemen, Please Enjoy Idris Elba’s Shirtless Workout

Oct 8 2014 5:00pm CDT | Source: A Socialite's Life

Idris Elba? Shirtless workout? Yes please! The very sexy actor shared this gem of a video on Instagram today with the caption, “Training for my next Film. Bastille Day. Grinding.” Yeah Idris, you work that workout. This is so much better than the time we only got to ...
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3 weeks ago

Here's Video of a Very Sweaty, Shirtless Idris Elba Working Out

Oct 8 2014 11:26am CDT | Source: Pop Sugar

Idris Elba took to Instagram on Wednesday to share a very special video - specifically, one in which he works out shirtless. In the caption, he explained that he's training for his next film, Bastille Day, an action movie that also costars Richard Madden from Game of Thrones. A few weeks ago, Idris participated in a Reddit AMA, sweetly talking about his parents, his fans, and his favorite Disney movie, The Jungle Book. More importantl ...
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3 weeks ago

Charlie Young is Luke Cage!

Oct 2 2014 6:20am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Marvel fans have anxiously awaited a first look at Netflix’s ‘Daredevil‘ series to arrive at New York Comic-Con 2014, but if a new report is to be believed, the superhero empire may already have found its live-action ‘Luke Cage‘ as well. ‘Psych‘ and ‘West Wing‘ star Dulé Hill has reportedly won the part of Marvel’s comic book hero for hire, while both ‘Jessica Jones‘ and ‘Iron Fist‘ may soon be announced as well.Take this one with a h ...
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5 weeks ago

Idris Elba Takes a Bite Out of His Mobo Inspiration Award

Sep 23 2014 7:30pm CDT | Source: Just Jared

Idris Elba gets playful while attending the 2014 MOBO Awards Nominations Launch held at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club on Tuesday (September 23) in London, England. The 42-year-old actor became the first-ever recipient of the Mobo Inspiration Award. Congrats, Idris! PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Idris Elba “I want to say thank you so much this is an amazing honor. I never thought I’d ever hold one of these,” Idris said during his speech (via The Telegraph) “ ...
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6 weeks ago

Kim Kardashian Makes a Cute New Friend

Sep 15 2014 9:54am CDT | Source: Pop Sugar

Kim Kardashian cuddles a koala - Us Weekly Selena Gomez has a new look - HuffPost Find out more about Miss America - ET Online Are you ready for Gone Girl? - Lainey Gossip Celebrities take sides on Scottish debate - Hollywood Reporter Kristen Wiig reveals Bridesmaids news - TooFab Idris Elba wins the box office - Rotten Tomatoes French Montana isn't bothered by drama - Wonderwall The biggest celebrity feuds - Newser ...
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6 weeks ago

What You Missed On VH1: Haley Joel Osment’s Transformation From Boy To Man

Sep 14 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: Scandalist

View Photo Gallery Last week on VH1, we covered the biggest celebrity breakups of 2014, the absolute scariest celebrities, fabulous NFL wife Jessie James Decker and more. What has unrecognizable Haley Joel Osment been up to since his Sixth Sense days? [VH1] Revisit the time when Robin Thicke tried to win Paula Patton back and other horrible celebrity breakups of 2014. ...
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6 weeks ago

"NO GOOD DEED" (Idris Elba, Taraji P. Henson) #1 at U.S. Box Office

Sep 13 2014 11:35am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

Variety: "No Good Deed" Easily Dominates "Dolphin Tale 2" at Friday Box OfficeThere’s a new “guardian” of the box office.A newcomer, Idris Elba and Taraji P. Henson’s “No Good Deed,” has finally pushed “Guardians of the Galaxy” off its throne. The Sony thriller opened to $8.8 million Stateside on Friday and is headed for a $24 to $25 million launch that will provide a much-needed boost to the historically low U.S. box office earnings.Warner Bros. ...
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6 weeks ago

Taraji P. Henson: "I Feel I'm Just Getting Back to Me" After 20 Years of Motherhood

Sep 12 2014 6:30pm CDT | Source: Pop Sugar

Taraji P. Henson goes head to head with Idris Elba in No Good Deed, which is in theaters now. We caught up with Taraji in LA to ask about her intense fight scenes with Idris and why she has more in common with her character than au ...
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