POTUS Acknowledges Idris Elba's Mass Sex Appeal, Shares Funny Story

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President Obama joked about the actor's mass sex appeal during a recent screening of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom.

When the Commander-In-Chief acknowledges your mass sex appeal, it's official.

According to E! News, President Obama joked about Idris Elba's affect on the ladies during a recent White House screening of Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom. The president took it upon himself to recount the first time Elba visited the White House for a state dinner.

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"[Obama] told everyone in the screening room...'Idris Elba couldn't sit down because all the ladies, all the ladies were all over him. Give him a break today, ladies. Give him a break,'" shared Elba. "I was sitting in the room with a massive smile." 

Elba stars in the upcoming biopic about Nelson Mandela alongside Naomie Harris, who plays Winnie Mandela. 

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"Barack is really fond of Mr. Mandela so he was really thrilled to have us there to present our film and I felt very special about that," said Elba. 

Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom is set to hit theaters on November 29th. 

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