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Golden Globes: Why Idris Elba Was a No-Show

  | January 11, 2016 15:20 IST (Los Angeles)
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Idris Elba has had to pull out of the Golden Globe Awards due to an injury. The 43-year-old British actor, was nominated for Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television for his role in Luther and Best Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for Beasts of No Nation

Actor Idris Elba has had to pull out of the Golden Globe Awards due to an injury.

The 43-year-old British actor, who was nominated for Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television for his role in Luther and Best Actor in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture for Beasts of No Nation, was advised against flying to Los Angeles after injuring his back. (Also Read - Golden Globes: Big Night for Leonardo DiCaprio and The Revenant)

Mr Elba's representative said, "On doctor's orders (he) cannot get on a plane to attend the Golden Globes." (Also Read: Golden Globes Red Carpet Report: The Good, the Bad and the Plain Ugly)

He is, however, expected to attend the Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 30.

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