connectVideoIdris Elba named People Magazine’s Sexiest Man Alive
The british actor countries 2018 the title.
Idris Elba is widely acclaimed for his commentary on the #MeToo movement.
When you are prompted that it is difficult for a man in Hollywood in the middle of the movements against sexual harassment, sexual violence and sexual misconduct, he 2018 the Sexiest Man Alive told The Sunday Times, simply, “It is only difficult if you are a man with something to hide.”
Almost all of Twitter immediately began to swoon over the British hunk for his response, including Shonda Rhimes and former President Barack Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett:
However, not everyone was too optimistic about the actor’s comments and the effect that this would have on the movement as a whole.
Last year, while promoting “Molly’s Game,” Elba, 46, also expressed support for women in the Time’s Up and #MeToo movements.
“This is a film that was a year ago, and probably crammed two or three years ago, but to come out as it is now is really quite astonishing, but when we see women standing, and have a liberation movement of speak at some of their atrocities that happened,” he told Den of Geek.
Elba will next appear in “Cats” and “Fast and the Furious” spin-off “Hobbs and Shaw” in 2019 — and probably in the dreams of women everywhere tonight.