Jumpin' The Broom??? Idris Elba Is Officially Engaged!


It was a big night for Elba who was screening "Yardie", a film that marks his movie directorial debut.

Rio Cinema in Dalston, London, confirmed the happy news alongside an Instagram video of Elba's proposal.

Elba and and Dhowre made their first public appearance together a year ago at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of "Molly's Game".

"She said yes and there was much clapping and cheering", they later replied, confirming it had all gone well.

The clip shows the actor down on one knee as Dhowre bends over in shock before embracing her soon-to-be husband as the crowd roars its thunderous approval.

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Dhowre is a 29-year-old former Miss Vancouver and a model of Somali descent. He was briefly hitched to lawyer Sonya Hamlin n 2006, and welcomed a son, Winston, with then-girlfriend Naiyana Garth in 2014. "Yeah, I don't think so", he told Essence magazine last July.

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"Marriage is an institution of sorts", he added. Elba and Norgaard are parents to a 15-year-old daughter named Isan. "It's not my life's calling", he said at the time.

Social media lit up with witnesses sharing the fact that they saw the happy moment for themselves.

Set in Jamaica and the UK, Yardie is an adaptation of Victor Headley's 1992 novel of the same name.