Idris Elba says attending the Royal Wedding was one of the ‘highlights’ of his life

Picture: Getty Idris Elba says the Royal Wedding was one of the 'highlights' of his life

Idris Elba said the wedding was private, but ‘one of the highlights’ of his life (Picture: Getty)

Idris Elba has described Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding as one of the ‘highlights’ of his life.

The 45-year-old actor attended the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s wedding with his partner, Sabrina Dhowre, back in May of this year.

And he really loved it, apparently.

Speaking to the Observer, the director said: ‘I try not to talk too much about it because it was a private day, but it remains one of the highlights of my life, for sure.’

 

Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre arrives at St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday May 19, 2018. See PA story ROYAL Wedding. Photo credit should read: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre living their best lives at the Royal Wedding (Picture: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire)

He also revealed he was invited to the wedding due to his friendship with Harry.

He said: ‘Harry’s a friend of mine. Just from round the way, haha! He’s a neighbourhood lad!’

Idris added: ‘It was a beautiful experience. Like all weddings are.’

WINDSOR, UNITED KINGDOM - MAY 19: Britain's Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and his wife Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leave from the West Door of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, in Windsor on May 19, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by Ben STANSALL - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

We can only imagine how breathtaking Harry and Meghan looked up close (Picture: WPA Pool/Getty Images)

The Wire actor feels the World Cup and Royal Wedding have brought people together this summer, as he said: ‘It just feels like it’s really opened up the spirit of the country.’

Idris is engaged to his partner Sabrina, who he met while filming in Canada, but the Yardie director had previously been vocal about not walking down the aisle again having being married twice before.

So what changed his mind?

Turns out, he just ‘fell in love’ and wants to be with Sabrina ‘for the rest of’ his life.

When asked if Harry and Meghan will be invited to the Elba wedding, he remained tight lipped out of fear of being misquoted.

Guess we’ll just have to wait and see.



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