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Idris Elba Is Looking For A Valentine

Idris Elba sends Facebook into meltdown as he looks for a special someone to 'pound his yams' in hilarious video

Idris Elba is looking for someone to pound his yams this Valentine’s Day, and he wants it to be you. Yes that’s right, Idris Elba needs a Valentine and he thinks you’re just his type. No, this isn’t a dream. Pinch yourself if you don’t believe us, watch the video below and then click on the link.

“This year, I want YOU to be my Valentine. We’ll have a romantic candle-lit meal, maybe some champagne, and see where the meal takes us. It’s for a good cause, so will you be mine? If yes, click here,” dressed in a suave grey suit and a bronze tie, Idris says to camera: “I’d like you to be my Valentine. That’s right, love. Just you and me, no one else around. Just us.”

The Luther star, 44, is using his heartthrob status to land a Valentine’s date and raise money for the W.E. Can Lead charity campaign at the same time.

W.E. Can Lead envisions a world where EVERY girl receives a quality education, her inherent potential is fully realized & she is able to influence her world.

W.E. Can Lead is committed to ensuring young girls receive the educational opportunity, leadership development and mentoring support necessary to become the new generation of female leaders across the continent of Africa. Safe spaces are created for girls to learn critical life skills, build self-esteem and defy the cultural norms that hinder them from fulfilling their full potential. W.E. Can Lead strive to empower girls to become influential leaders and decision-makers in their homes, communities and eventually, their country.

The actor has filmed an hilarious tongue-in-cheek video, which has so far racked up an impressive 3.2 million views, giving a taste of what it’s like to date him.

Unsurprisingly, comments came flooding in, with one reading: ‘Be right there! Just gotta figure out what to tell my husband. Be patient my Heimdall! Just kidding, couldn’t attend without my hubby but hope some lucky lady has a great time!’

Another female fan: ‘I think all my dreams have just come true! His voice seriously does something to me xx I’m entering and you are gonna be so jealous when me and Idris are on date night lol’

A third enthused: ‘oh my! I will smash the hell out his yams lawd…he is everything  especially his voice…oh my….especially his voice in the jungle,book my my my my my…..this is a sign too just go ahead and marry him oh my…I’m done…smh’

While one hopeful female said: ‘I’ll just check with my hubby to see if he’s ok with me meeting you – if not I’ll meet you behind the bike shed ( I’m the one wearing a ‘I love luther’ badge)’

There appears to be many husbands out there in for a surprise, with another posting: ‘I do believe I’ll be donating my paycheck for the month if it means a date with Idris. I’m already telling my husband I have plans and they’re not with him…’


About AJ Woodson (2395 Articles)
AJ Woodson is the Editor-In-Chief of Black Westchester and Co-Owner of Urban Soul Media Group, the parent company. AJ is a Father, Brother, Author, Writer, Journalism Fellow, Rapper, Radio Personality, Hip-Hop Historian and A Freelance Journalist whose byline has appeared in several print publications and online sites including The Source, Vibe, the Village Voice, Upscale,,, Rolling Out Newspaper, Spiritual Minded Magazine and several others.
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