Idris Elba proposes to girlfriend onstage at movie screening

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Idris Elba proposed to girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre in a very public way!

Idris Elba and Girlfriend Sabrina Dhowre Are Engaged - Watch Him Pop the Question!

As news of Elba's engagement spread on social media, women from all over the world expressed their disappointment.

They added: "She said yes and there was much clapping and cheering". The movie co-starred Kate Winslet and was about a man and a woman who get stranded in the wilderness after their plane crashes.

Video posted online by audience member David Marsden-Sainou‏ shows the actor down on one knee at the front of the packed auditorium.


Elba, who was also born and raised in east London, previously married Hanne Norgaard and Sonya Hamlin.

The engagement comes as a slight surprise for fans given that past year Idris swore he was never getting married again, especially after divorcing twice, as Bossip pointed out. I don't think so. Yeah, I don't think so. It's not for everybody. "It's not my life's calling".

"Am I ever gonna get remarried?"

"Falling in love while making a movie about falling in love is pretty special", the actor told People following the pair's red carpet debut at the Toronto International Film Festival past year.

Yardie, an adaption of Victor Headley's 1992 novel of the same name, is Elba's directional debut.

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