Idris Elba Opens Up About The Time He Sold Weed To Dave Chappelle

Idris Elba is known to the world as an actor, a DJ, and was voted People’s Sexist Man Alive in 2018, however, there is one title that he used to hold that he isn’t so proud of. 

In a recent interview, Elba talked about his life during the early stages of his acting career, where he revealed that he used to be a drug dealer and that one of his customers was none other than Dave Chapelle. 

“It just all fell flat on its face very quickly for about four years. In that time period, I did a lot of things that I’m not proud of. But I did a lot of the things,” Elba said. 

He continued, “I used to sell weed. It wasn’t legal back then. I did that for a little bit just to pay the way. Dave Chappelle remembers me ‘cause he used to buy weed from me. Anyway, moving on. But yeah, I did all kinds of things, to be honest.” 

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