This tweet also comes on the heels of radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh’s controversial comments that James Bond must be “white and Scottish.” Elba would be the first black Bond. But that’s not who James Bond is.” “I know it’s racist to probably point this out,” he also acknowledged.
Daniel Craig, who has played Bond since Casino Royale in 2006 has previously hinted at a desire to leave.
Speaking to Rolling Stone two years ago, Craig said: “I've been trying to get out of this from the very moment I got into it.
star broke down in tears when asked about Elba during a radio interview on the Russ Parr Morning Show."My thing is I feel like I protected you [Elba] for so long," Michelle told the hosts. I have to protect myself, and I have to deal with my emotions. "She added that the revealing lyrics aren't her attempt at telling it all, they're simply a portrayal of her life."We keep certain things with us. "But he knows with my music, I'm like a Black Taylor Swift.
I love him and always will."Michelle repeatedly said that he was a normal man and a good guy. I'm going to write about you, and I'm going to talk about you.
However, she admitted that he had emailed her saying that he understood that her songs are her art, but he's sad that it had to come to this."It's not a hate thing," she said shortly before breaking down in tears, forcing the hosts to cut to a commercial break.
Speculation has been high in recent weeks following the release of a hacked email sent in early January by Sony Pictures co-chair Amy Pascal to Elizabeth Cantillon, former exec VP of production for Columbia Pictures, which distributes the Bond films, that read, “Idris should be the next bond.” However, there’s been online chatter for years now suggesting that the British actor should be next 007.The “Luther” star addressed the topic coyly on Twitter in classic Elba form. “But now (they are) suggesting that the next James Bond should be Idris Elba, a black Briton, rather than a white from Scotland.The latest leaked memo from Sony Entertainment has revealed that Idris Elba, the British-born star of cult TV series The Wire and Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, is a Sony executive's favourite to replace Daniel Craig as 007.Elba, who began his career in the Channel 5 soap Family Affairs has been recommended to play Bond before.Earlier in the year, actor Jamie Foxx confessed that Elba would be perfect to play the suave old Etonian spy."I ran into Idris and said, 'You know you're the mother******* Bond, right".