Idris Elba not shaken OR stirred by Bond questions

first_imgIdris Elba not shaken OR stirred by Bond questions LONDON – Was that martini offered to Idris Elba at the “Yardie” premiere shaken or stirred?Unclear, but it was a good try by a reporter looking to find out if he’ll become the first black James Bond.Elba, who directed “Yardie,” was also hounded by a flying insect that buzzed him and fiancee Sabrina Dhowre on the yellow carpet (We aren’t referring to media who wouldn’t let the Bond question go).Last week, Elba posted a selfie on Twitter and wrote “my name’s Elba, Idris Elba,” echoing Bond’s catchphrase. The actor acknowledged that “apparently” he set off a bit of a firestorm “by telling people my name.”Many Elba fans have campaigned for him to be the first black James Bond over the years.One reporter extended a martini and asked if he’d like it shaken or stirred.Elba’s response: “Stir fried.” Director Idris Elba, left, and actor Stephen Graham pose for photographers on arrival at the premiere of the film ‘Yardie’, in London, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. (Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP) center_img by The Associated Press Posted Aug 21, 2018 6:06 pm PDT Last Updated Aug 22, 2018 at 6:20 am PDT AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Emaillast_img

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