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Idris Elba & Girlfriend Naiyana Garth Expecting A Baby — Congrats

Mon, November 18, 2013 3:48pm EDT by Kristine Kowalski 2 Comments
Idris Elba Girlfriend Pregnant
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The ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’ actor and his beautiful girlfriend are reportedly expecting a baby together! Congrats to the happy couple!

Idris Elba and his girlfriend Naiyana Garth will be welcoming their first child together, Us Weekly confirmed. The Wire alum is already garnering major attention for his new leading role in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom — but this baby news is perhaps even more exciting!

Idris Elba Girlfriend Pregnant: ‘Mandela’ Actor & Naiyana Garth Expecting Baby

Idris and Naiyana have not opened up about the pregnancy. In fact, “they had been keeping it quiet as it’s early in the pregnancy, but they’ve told family and friends and Naiyana is beginning to show,” a source told The Mirror. reached out to Idris’ rep for comment.

Naiyana is a talented makeup artist, reported The Daily Mail.

Idris has an 11-year-old daughter named Isan with his ex-wife Dormowa Sherma.

Idris Elba In ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’

Not only is Idris enjoying the news of becoming a dad again, he is experiencing the iconic role of a lifetime as former South African president Nelson Mandela in Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.

“It’s important to be grounded, especially in a film like this, because you’re playing a man that is grounded,” Idris told Us Weekly of his role. “And it’s important to just enjoy the moments, you know what I mean? Enjoy it just for what it really is. I’m never going to have this moment again, and what good is it if I’m floating, if I’m floating in the air? I like to be where I am.”

What do YOU think, HollyMoms? Are you excited that Idris is going to be a dad again?

— Kristine Hope Kowalski

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