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"I think it's an interesting space, especially for her.She'd never done a red carpet before and I tend not to do that.In a nutshell, K feels she was nothing more than a side chick to the actor, and he eventually broke things off with K because the other woman in his life learned she was pregnant.While the whole situation was painful for K, she admits what hurt her the most was the backlash she received about the failed relationship from fellow black women. "Grew a mustache, had some muscles, bonkers." He had big dreams, too, but it took a beat to get them off the ground. "He wasn't a superstar back then." Both homebodies, she said, they would often lounge around their shared home watching TV, listening to music or cooking Jamaican food.He immediately took to the drama class he signed up for in school, finding comfort disappearing into Shakespeare's prose—"Even with people looking at you, when you're playing a character, you're so hidden," he explained to but then he ran out of money and was forced to make ends meet as a shop clerk, a tire fitter, a wedding DJ. But one night in April, they flew to Las Vegas to catch a Floyd Mayweather match and decided, on a whim, to elope.By: Amanda Anderson-Niles K Michelle has never been one to hold back when it comes to expressing her feelings and opinions, and she’s been very open about her past relationship with Idris Elba.According to K, she dated Idris for about eight months, but she had no idea he had been in a relationship with another woman the entire time.
Before he proposed to model girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre, at a movie premiere no less, his private life was shrouded in enough intrigue that one could believe he was just waiting for the right woman to share his days and his most GIF-able moments. Despite his acting trophies, Order of the British Empire title, a thriving career that often sees him switching between his roles as thespian, in-demand DJ, Muay Thai fighter and clothing designer and enough raw magnetism to earn him the title of 's current Sexiest Man Alive, the 46-year-old father of two considered himself sincerely lacking in the romance department.Until one night in the 90s just before he reported for the graveyard shift welding side panels onto Ford Fiestas in the same London factory where his father toiled, he decided to make a move—purchasing a one-way ticket to New York City. "We had been together several months already, and knew it was right," she said. As far as we were concerned, we were going to spend the rest of our lives together." Instead, some six weeks after he bought her a diamond ring and whisked her off to the Little White Wedding Chapel for sunset vows, their union unraveled.For much of the next decade, he bounced back and forth between New York, where he worked as a bouncer at comedy club Carolines and, at times, a pot dealer as he tried desperately to score acting gigs and his native London, where he was romancing makeup artist Hanne Norgaard. "We were both madly in love by then, and we were like, 'Let's just do it! She blamed the outside influences who told him being tied down "was going to ruin his career.Yes, he'd enjoyed his share of relationships, two of which resulted in marriage, but they had a tendency to fall apart.And the actor, with his alluring accent, overabundance of charm and impossibly cut abs, was left looking like the insatiable playboy who couldn't be pinned down.