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Idris Elba Takes a Bite Out of His Mobo Inspiration Award

Idris Elba Takes a Bite Out of His Mobo Inspiration Award

Idris Elba gets playful while attending the 2014 MOBO Awards Nominations Launch held at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club on Tuesday (September 23) in London, England.

The 42-year-old actor became the first-ever recipient of the Mobo Inspiration Award. Congrats, Idris!

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“I want to say thank you so much this is an amazing honor. I never thought I’d ever hold one of these,” Idris said during his speech (via The Telegraph) “I think the spirit of Mobo is about growing and if I was just a musician then I wouldn’t get one of these but if I am someone that believes in life expanding your horizons, just like Mobo is doing, and trying to inspire others to do the same then this is a very special award for me and I’m very thankful for it.”

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Credit: Chris Jackson; Photos: Getty
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