12 Insta Posts That Prove Idris Elba Deserves To Be The Sexiest Man Alive!
Okay, what the HECK. When I heard that Idris Elba was namedPeople Magazine’s 2018 “Sexiest Man Alive”, I seriously said to myself, “WAIT...He hasn’t been already? Seriously?” So, it’s about dang time he got this title. I mean… have you seen him?
.@IdrisElbais PEOPLE's #SexiestManAlive 2018: It's 'an Ego Boost for Sure' https://t.co/zUiNS2FyqEpic.twitter.com/zLChsSQzeZ— People (@people) November 6, 2018
Previous owners of this title from the last few years include Blake Shelton, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson,David Beckham, Chris Hemsworth, and Adam Levine. And while all these men ARE sexy, dreamy, beautiful, wonderful, etc…. Idris Elba holding this title has been a long time coming.
To celebrate, we thought we’d throw together some of Elba’s best moments from the last year to show how TRULY deserving he is of this title.
JANUARY: That FACE. Enough said.
FEBRUARY: When he posted this ADORABLE boomerang highlighting his inability to wink
MARCH: A relatable icon, truly.
APRIL: When he shared this video that just instantly made him 100 times more attractive, if that’s even possible.
MAY: Met Gala after-party vibes. Need I say more? COME. ON. LOOK AT HIM!
JUNE: When he celebrated Father’s Day with the fam and we all swooned.
JULY: When he was cheesin' hard because it was Friday.
AUGUST: You can’t even see his whole face, yet you know he just looks GOOD.
SEPTEMBER: When he celebrated his birthday and just looked TOO GOOD to be 46.
OCTOBER: This badass pic from the new Fast and Furious. Just Wow.
The name: BRIXTON. The record: UNDEFEATED. Excited to wreak havoc, hell and mayhem on @therock and @jasonstatham in #HobbsAndShaw as one of the most badass villains the Fast & Furious franchise has ever seen! Feels amazing to be working with @therock and @jasonstatham and to be joining the Fast & Furious family. Coming SUMMER 2019 ??? #BRIXTON #TheConsequenceAgent #HellRaiser #BadMan @universalpictures @davidmleitch ? @hhgarcia41
NOVEMBER: When he looked SO good in this outfit. I’m convinced he’s the only one who could pull something like that off.
And finally, from earlier this week when he celebrated his “Sexiest Man Alive” title AND encouraged all of his followers to get out to the polls and vote. What a king!
Who'd have thought it! Thank you @people & all the fans for naming me #SexiestManAlive. Don't forget to grab your issue this week, link in bio. I'm honoured & thankful. But what’s even more important is your vote in the midterm elections. Your vote can make a difference! ??
Congratulations, Idris Elba. Congrats on your face, on your career, and on this high esteem. We’ve known in our hearts all along that you truly were the Sexiest Man Alive, and now you have the official title. Let’s hope the next year brings us nothing but incredible moments in your career and adorable moments on your Instagram.
(Image via Samir Hussein/WireImage/Getty Images)
- Brooke Sharland, YH Contributing Writer