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Idris Elba posts 'awkward' James Bond selfie with Daniel Craig at Golden Globes

Fans joked that the pair certainly looked as though they had 'bonded' at the awards ceremony

Isan Elba, left, with her father, actor Idris Elba, during the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards. AP
Isan Elba, left, with her father, actor Idris Elba, during the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards. AP

Idris Elba did little to dispel rumours he will be the next James Bond as he trolled fans with a Golden Globes selfie.

Sitting alongside current Bond Daniel Craig, the pair posed for a selfie, which Elba later posted to Twitter alongside the caption: “awks”.

Daniel Craig is staring intently at Elba in the picture, while he jokingly looks uncomfortable in his seat.

The tweet sent Bond fans wild, with many taking it as a hint Elba would soon be confirmed as the next 007.

It’s the latest in a string of teases Elba has dropped since rumours began swirling that he would take on the iconic role once Craig’s current run was up.

Last year, Elba used the Bond theme tune to open one of his DJ sets in London, and he also famously tweeted a picture of himself alongside the caption “my name’s Elba, Idris Elba”.

The Luther star was attending the 76th Golden Globe awards at the Beverly Hilton in support of his 17-year-old daughter, Isan, who was this year’s Golden Globe Ambassador.

Sabrina Dhowr, Isan Elba and Idris Elba attend FIJI Water at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards on January 6, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for FIJI Water)
Sabrina Dhowr, Isan Elba and Idris Elba being photobombed by the Fiji water girl at the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards. Getty Images

They walked the red carpet together, alongside Elba’s fiancee Sabrina Dhowre, where the actor told waiting reporters he was trying not to embarrass his daughter.

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Updated: January 7, 2019 02:56 PM

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