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Idris Elba Is Now an Officer of the British Empire!

Idris Elba Is Now an Officer of the British Empire!

Idris Elba makes his way through the terminal at Heathrow Airport while catching a flight to the states on Monday (March 14) in London, England.

The 43-year-old actor received a huge honor over the weekend when he was made an Officer of the British Empire during a visit to Buckingham Palace.

Idris brought his mom Eve to the event and he told reporters that she was “very happy” and that the honor was “beyond special.”

“Flying the East End flag at Buckingham Palace today!!! OBE Day….. How does the boy look? Feeling Proppa…:)” Idris captioned the below photo.

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