British actors Idris Elba and David Oyelowo, who were both on Queen Elizabeth’s New Year’s Honors list yesterday Dec. 30th both received OBEs for their services on the big screen.
- “Awards and honors come in all shapes and sizes and all as significant as the other. But this is beyond special as it comes from Queen and country, and I couldn’t be more proud for receiving this right now. What a year. On me head son!” Idris said in a statement.
“To be honored by the Queen in this way having been aided by her son’s charity feels like a beautiful full-circle moment,” David Oyelowo said.