Remember when we told you that the Internet was going crazy trying to find the identity of Idris Elba’s could-be new bae?Well, Idris is ending the mystery himself by proudly flaunting the beauty on not one but TWO red carpets.
Sonya Nicole Hamlin was married to Elba for less than a year and the two tied the knot in 2006.The 29-year-old model of Somali descent won the Miss Vancouver pageant in 2014.The duo made their first public appearance earlier in the festival at the premiere of Elba was previously in a relationship with Naiyana Garth and she gave birth to their son Winston in 2014.In fact, some fans would be surprised to know he's actually been married twice.In 1999, Idris tied the knot with makeup artist Hanne Norgaard.I knew that what Idris wanted to achieve would take major sacrifices, so I held on for the ride.
But I must say, I am very happy with how things have turned out for us all.
“He usually likes to keep that side of his life private but he’s proud to show Sabrina off on his arm.
"There are moments of extreme tension in the early part of the film," she explained to Refinery29. Somehow they break each other down, emotionally, in a way.
The reason for the disconnect, a friend of Hamlin’s told the Sun, was: One of the reasons it ended was her practice was doing well here [in Nevada] but Idris wanted to be in L. At some point he had a choice between being a husband or a heartbreaker. She cared about him and when they broke up it tore her up.
He was being told it was an important part of his image to be a single sex symbol in Hollywood and being married would damage that. Idris and I were madly in love, but he was getting a lot of flak for being married.
The actor was also married makeup artist Hanne Norgaard from 1999 to 2003 and lawyer Sonya Hamlin for six months in 2006.