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Ever the gentleman, Idris made sure he grasped only the fabric as he leaned in for a hug with his pretty co-star on the red carpet.
The studly actor scrubbed up quite well himself in a crisp Burberry suit, surely still reeling from the recent reports that he is soon to become a father.
If the news is true, it makes for an interesting year for Idris whose role as Nelson Mandela will surely be a career landmark for him.
Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom chronicles the life of the freedom fighter from his childhood in his small rural village to his days as the first democratically elected president of South Africa. On Friday, both Elba and Harris attended a private White House screening of the film, hosted by President Barack Obama.