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Is Madonna shagging Idris Elba?

Idris Elba and Madonna
Idris Elba and Madonna

The rumour mill has gone into overdrive. What’s up with Madonna and Idris Elba who have recently been spotted together at events? Are they now an item?

They two stars were spotted unable to keep their hands off each other at a kickboxing match which Elba won in London last weekend.

Idris Elba at Bethnal Green kickboxing fight
Idris Elba at Bethnal Green kickboxing fight

The kickboxing match, the first for Elba, 44 was part of a documentary series that he is making for the Discovery Channel – Idris Elba: Fighter.

It was rteported that Elba and Madonna were cuddling and kissing openly while celebrating his victory at a Halloween party at the London’s M restaurant. However Elba who recently split from his secret wife Sonya Hamlin has flatly denied this.

He quickly took to to Twitter to where he wrote: ‘Am I sleeping with Madonna? No motherfuckers… “Don’t believe the Hype.”

It was reported that Elba left Sonya Hamlin because he believes that being single will play well to his large female fan base. And consequently, admitting to a relationship may adversely affect his marketability with female fans.

Madonna filmed and uploaded a video of the The Wire actor’s Bethnal Green fight to her Instagram page, with the title: ‘Idris Elba Smashes it at York Hall!’

She also went on Snapchat and Instagram uploading more on the fight as well as a selfie of her and Elba lying together on the floor.

Idris Elba supporting Madonna's Rebel Hearts tour
Idris Elba supporting Madonna’s Rebel Hearts tour

The two stars are said to have known each other The pair have known each other for a number of years and worked together on the German leg of Madonna’s Rebel Hearts tour in 2015 when Elba who started out as DJ supported the singer.

The Discovery Channel documentary series involves Elba undertaking the physically and mentally demanding task of training to become a professional kickboxer, will be released in 2017.

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