Idris Elba Shirtless In Thailand For Essence August 2017 Issue

Idris Elba is one busy boy. He has six projects this year including Thor: Ragnarok and the fifth season of Luther. Given his hectic schedule, Essence had to follow the 44-year-old actor all the way to Thailand to interview and photograph him. He was there training for a Muay Thai match. Speaking of which, stud muffin better protect that handsome mug of his 😉

Along with showing off his ripped body, Idris opens up about his kids and the institution of marriage. Check out a couple quotes and more pics from the publication’s August 2017 issue below.

Idris On His Kids

“Because I’m 44 years old with a two-and-a-half-year-old boy, I’m rolling around playing and then I’m at a Drake concert with my teenage daughter. Having a young child now keeps me young, without a doubt…

On If He’ll Get Remarried

“Am I ever gonna get remarried? I don’t think so. Yeah, I don’t think so. Marriage is an institution of sorts. And I’ve done it. It’s not for everybody. It’s not my life’s calling.”

For more, head over to Essence.