Former James Bond actor Roger Moore, 87, is facing some heat after some remarks about why Idris Elba should not portray the famous role.
In an interview with Paris Match Magazine, Roger stated,
“A few years ago, I said that Cuba Gooding Jr. would make an excellent Bond, but it was a joke! Although James may have been played by a Scot, a Welshman and an Irishman, I think he should be ‘English-English.’ Nevertheless, it’s an interesting idea, but unrealistic.”
Conclusion, Idris Elba is not ‘English-English.’ (Whatever that means.)
After some backlash, Roger defended himself in a tweet saying,