Idris Elba's Sweet Comeback to Being 'Too Street' for James Bond


Idris Elba “too street” to play James Bond?

The suggestion by none other than the official writer of the 007 novels, Anthony Horowitz, generated international condemnation and a swift apology from the scribe.

It seems the only one who refuses to get swept up in the brouhaha is Elba himself. Check out his absolutely perfect response on Instagram:

This isn’t the first time the star of “Beasts of No Nation” and “The Wire” reacted with tongue planted in cheek to the controversy over whether he, a black actor, could play the British spy most recently portrayed by Daniel Craig. Here’s what he posted on Twitter last December when the matter first arose: