Idris Elba Hospitalized

Idris Elba Hospitalized

Actor Idris Elba suffers asthma attack while in South Africa.

Published November 4, 2013

According to The Rickey Smiley Morning Show, actor Idris Elba has been hospitalized after suffering an asthma attack just before the South African premiere of his upcoming film “Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom.”

At a Q&A following the premiere, director Justin Chadwick shared that Elba was in the hospital, but was recovering well.

Elba plays the iconic civil rights leader, Nelson Mandela in the upcoming biopic, which opens in the U.S. November 29th. Naomie Harris (“Skyfall”) co-stars as ex-wife Winnie Mandela.

Learn more about Idris Elba’s hospitalization at BlackDoctor.Org.

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Written by Marcus Williams, BlackDoctor.Org

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