Idris Elba at BET Awards Spurs a Twitter Drool-a-Thon

Idris Elba
Idris Elba
Ummm, hello, Idris Elba. Did you all see him at the BET Awards tonight? The actor, probably best known his role as Stringer Bell, druglord and aspiring businessman in HBO's The Wire and more recent roles in Takers and Thor. He also just replaced Tom Cruise for the role he left in the upcoming sci-fi film Pacific Rim. Lucky us!

Let's just take a moment to look at him in that sexy white jacket.

Apparently, I'm not the only one who noticed how dang fine Elba was looking tonight. The Twitterverse is on fire with love lust all kinds of beautiful adjectives to describe Mr. Idris Elba.


Tonight Twitter is chalked full of drooling, panting, fainting, giddy tweeters, who all described the gorgeousness that is Idris Elba. All he did was step out at the BET Awards and everyone started sharing the praises. Here are 15 of our favorite tweet descriptions of Idris Elba's beauty tonight.

Idris Elba ...

  1. "handsome" 
  2. "lovely chocolateness"
  3. "a blessing to women"
  4. "the true definition of tall, dark and handsome."
  5. "should be a crime"
  6. "universally fine"
  7. "is the black Brad Pitt"
  8. "sooo thats a fine man!"
  9. "God really took his time when he created him"
  10. "Now that's a MAN"
  11. "Man canday!"
  12. "he has the sexiest walk"
  13. "=Unlimited Mini Orgasms"
  14. "Lawd Have Mercy!!"
  15. And my favorite: "I could sop up my Popeyes mashed potato gravy with the biscuit that is Idris Elba ...." 

Did you see Idris Elba on the BET Awards tonight? Are you a fan? How would you describe him?


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