Idris Elba says Barack Obama is a fan of his cop character in 'Luther'

Jul 12, 2013, 02:07 IST | ANI

Idris Elba has revealed that US president Barack Obama is a huge fan of his BBC1 drama show 'Luther'.

During an interview with the Sun, the handsome hunk claimed that the Obamas had invited him to the White House and he had a good time there.

Idris Elba and Barack Obama
Idris Elba and Barack Obama

The 40-year-old actor said that Britain’s PM David Cameron was also present with his wife at the White House and Cameron is a Luther fan and so is Obama.

Elba asserted to the publication that when he saw the President he said, “Mr. President, I hear I am not your favourite character in The Wire”, and Obama replied with, “Well, yeah, but Luther - that’s me”.

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