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EntertainmentIdris Elba Says Beyonce Was on Meghan Markle's Wedding Playlist (Exclusive)

06:30  15 july  2019
06:30  15 july  2019 Source:   etonline.com

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Idris Elba , the actor who served as DJ at Meghan Markle and Prince Harry' s Royal Wedding last year, says that Meghan Markle personally chose the songs for him to play , including Whitney Houston. Meghan Markle Curated the Royal Wedding Playlist , DJ Idris Elba Says .

We've always known Meghan Markle could act, but it turns out the Duchess of Sussex has another talent: playlist selection. According to Idris Elba , who DJ'd at Meghan and Prince Harry' s wedding reception last year, Meghan "I’m not gonna put their business out like that, that’ s not fair," he said .

Idris Elba Says Beyonce Was on Meghan Markle's Wedding Playlist (Exclusive) © Michael Kovac/Getty Images for Moet & Chandon -- Chris Jackson-Pool/Getty Images

Meghan Markle was a big fan of Beyonce long before the two met for the first time at the Lion King premiere in London on Sunday. In fact, Queen Bey was on Meghan's wedding playlist.

ET's Nischelle Turner spoke with Idris Elba at the Hobbs & Shaw premiere in Hollywood on Saturday, where he revealed that the GRAMMY winner's songs were played during Meghan and Prince Harry's wedding reception last year. Elba was the night's DJ.

"There's always Beyonce on the playlist. You already know that!" the actor joked. "You already know that!"

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Meghan Markle made sure that a handful of fun tunes played during her and Prince Harry' s When asked to share more songs that were on Meghan ' s playlist , he hesitated but did share that "there "I'm not gonna put their business out like that, that’ s not fair," he said with a laugh after questioned if

While Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’ s wedding is long past Luckily, the Sussex royals’ wedding DJ was on BBC Radio 1xtra this week: Idris Elba When the subject of Elba ’ s royal DJ gig comes up, the 46-year-old actor kicks things off with a juicy tidbit: “This is an exclusive to you, Meghan sent me

Elba opened up about DJing the royal affair during an interview with BBC Radio 1Xtra this week, sharing that Meghan provided him with a playlist, which included Whitney Houston's "I Want to Dance With Somebody," as well as some "West Coast" rap.

"Everyone's talking about the playlist. I let the cat out of the bag didn't I?" Elba asked on Saturday. "Just a little bit."

Though the 46-year-old actor attended Meghan and Harry's nuptials last year, he said he's yet to meet their baby boy, Archie. "He's a cutie. Congratulations to them. I love them for that," he said.

Elba brought his own family to Saturday's premiere, including his daughter, Isan, and new wife, Sabrina Dhowre. "It's a family affair!" he gushed.

Idris Elba Says Beyonce Was on Meghan Markle's Wedding Playlist (Exclusive) © Emma McIntyre/Getty Images Emma McIntyre/Getty Images

In Hobbs & Shaw, Elba plays a villain to Dwayne Johnson's Luke Hobbs and Jason Statham's Deckard Shaw from the Fast & Furious franchise. Hobbs and Shaw are forced to team up to stop a new threat, Brixton Lore (Elba), a cyber-genetically enhanced terrorist who created a deadly virus that could threaten the human race.

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Idris Elba said Markle made a list of songs to be played at her and Prince Harry' s wedding , including Whitney Houston' s "I Wanna Dance with Somebody." Elba said Markle gave him a playlist prior to the wedding , but he didn't share much of what was on it.

We've always known Meghan Markle could act, but it turns out the Duchess of Sussex has another talent: playlist selection. According to Idris Elba , who DJ'd at Meghan and Prince Harry' s wedding reception last year, Meghan sent him a list of tracks before the big day.

"I mean, I put the work in. I had a really great character. My character is part man, part machine. I had an opportunity to create something with that," Elba said of his character.

"The two guys, it was real fun working with them. Both of them are at the top of their game in terms of being action heroes, and I haven't made a movie like that with them, so it was amazing for me," he added of co-starring with Johnson and Statham. "It was a great experience."

Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw hits theaters on Aug. 2.

Related video: Meghan Markle & Prince Harry Greet Beyonce at U.K. "Lion King" Premiere [Via E!Online]


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