They married for the third time in April 2019.
And Idris Elba’s fans got all excited on Sunday when he called himself the ‘father of two boys’ while promoting his new film at the Toronto International Film Festival.
However, the London-born actor threw cold water on speculation of welcoming a child with third wife Sabrina, tweeting On Monday: ‘Sab @Sabrinadhowre and I thank you for all the congratulations, but we don’t have a child .. that’s not true.’
He said, “Whatever you read, don’t believe it.”
Set the height of Twitter: They got married for the third time in 2019. And Idris Elba’s fans got excited on Sunday when he called himself the ‘father of two boys’ while promoting his new film.
‘Don’t believe what you read’: However, the London-born actor threw cold water on speculation that he would welcome a child with wife Sabrina, who tweeted on Monday: ‘Our baby is not done .. ..That’s not true ‘
In a virtual press conference during the Toronto International Film Festival on Sunday promoting the play Concrete Cowboys, ET Canada reported that Luther Starr let slip: ‘I’m a father of two boys, and of course I’m my youngest Can’t wait for the child to see this movie. ‘
Elba has an 18-year-old daughter Isan from her first marriage and a son Winston, who is six years old from a previous relationship.
Neither he nor his third wife Sabrina Dhuvre had confirmed the pregnancy nor the arrival of a child.
The 48-year-old actor and 30-year-old Somali-Canadian model began dating in 2017 and got married in Marrakesh on April 26 last year.
A source clarified to ET Canada that Elba has a Godson and is what he was referring to in his comment.
No children: Elba, 48 years old, married third wife Sabrina Dhowre in April 2019 (pictured December 2019). A source clarified that Elba has a Godson and is the one he was referring to in his comment
Father figure: Luther Starr is the father of six-year-old son Winston, whom he shares with ex-girlfriend Nayana Garth. Father and son painted in April 2018 in Paris
Daddy’s Girl: Elba also has an 18-year-old daughter Isan, her first marriage to Hanne ‘Kim’ Norgaard, which ended in 2003.
In Concrete Cowboys, Elba plays the father of a troubled teen in North Philadelphia.
The two are estranged, but the teenager, played by Caleb McLaughlin of Stanner Things, is chased by a life of rebellion and crime and tearing up his father’s lifestyle as an ‘urban cowboy’ around the inner city. The horse rides nearby.
Elba revealed that he had some challenges portraying his character, revealing in a virtual press conference: ‘I’m allergic to horses, okay. I could not see what I was doing, I could not breathe. ‘
He said: ‘It is beyond just learning to ride a horse. Very quickly, you have to keep a bond with the horse …. They quickly understand which one of them is riding on their back. And then you have to understand them. ‘
According to THY.com, the play, written and directed by Rikki Staub, is based on the real-life Fletcher Street Urban Riding Club, stationed on an inner-city horse in the Philippines.
The film is produced by Lee Daniels and had its world premiere in Toronto on Sunday night.
Back in the saddle: Elba stars in The Concrete Cowboy, about the father of a troubled teen who lives an ‘urban cowboy’ lifestyle. It has its world premiere in Toronto on Sunday night