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Idris Elba: Jimmy Fallon gets Luther actor to dance

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Idris Elba danced last night on The Tonight Show. Don’t worry, we already GIF’d it for you.

Here’s the context: Host Jimmy Fallon wanted to know if Elba has been asked by random people to be in a dance off since he was memorably featured in the music video for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis’ track, “Dance Off.” And, as you might expect, he has. The Dark Tower star goes on to describe how he was recently in the bathroom at a club when a man challenged him, but Elba declined with a, “Bro, no, man,” and managed to avoid hoofing it in the men’s room.

Although he was featured in the music video, he doesn’t bust many moves there. But Fallon uncovered the truth when he asked his guest, “Are you a dancer?” Elba suavely replies, “I can dance.”



And so, he proves it.

Here are a pair of GIFs of his smooth footwork, suitable for sharing:





Watch the full video in all its glory below: