Idris Elba h The “Harder They Fall” star is on the new October/November cover of Esquire, and in the issue he opens up about everything from his experience of the pandemic to the persistent James Bond rumours.
RELATED: Idris Elba Confirms ‘I’m Not Going To Be James Bond’ During the pandemic, Elba tested positive for COVID-19, which he says led to some surprising backlash. “The good favour that some people in the public eye get, which I definitely benefit from, was gone in an instant.
In an instant,” he says. “People that loved me one moment absolutely f**king hated me the next. It was like, ‘You’re fake; you’re being paid.’ No one really believed.