Prince Harry Meghan Markle2018 was a fairytale marriage, but not all the guests were as happy as the couple. Idris ElbaRecently, he said that the day was stressful and that he understood why.
The actor is a friend of Harry and Meghan. He was asked to DJ the wedding reception. The stress might have been due to the guest list that included Oprah and Elton John, as well as the Queen.
Idris Elba’s DJ Gig ‘Was A Big, Big Deal’
Elba spoke out about his DJ gigs when Elba was asked which gig was most stressful. With the Daily Mail, saying, “The [royal] wedding, no doubt. This wasn’t like my cousin’s wedding… This wasn’t at the community hall – the reception, this was a big, big deal.”
He said that he also wanted to make everything perfect for the Duke of Sussex and Duchess. “They’re good friends and I wanted to make sure they had a great time, so there was a lot of pressure.”
The Thor The royal family also has other connections to star. He was awarded an OBE in 2016 for his contributions to drama. OBE is Officer of the Most Excellent Order of British Empire. It is awarded to individuals who have played a significant role in the local community of any activity, such as charity, business, or public sector, by Queen Elizabeth.
Markle relieved some of the stress Luther Star by sending Prince Harry a playlist that included songs they wanted to hear at the reception. Elba didn’t share what was on the playlist, but it’s a safe bet that there was some house and electronic music on deck; Harry has previously declared his love for the genre.
We do, however, know what song the couple had their first dance to: Whitney Houston’s 1987 hit “I Wanna Dance With Somebody.”
The Star-Studded Reception
Elba wasn’t the only famous face who had a hand in making the couple’s wedding day perfect. Actor and host The Late Late Show James Corden, dressed as Henry VIII, joined the entertainment.
George Clooney, a wedding guest, even helped out by hopping behind the bar and making drinks for guests.
The songs were loved by the guests, even though the actor was nervous. “It was a huge dance party, everyone was letting loose and had a blast,”A source said PeopleAt the time. “Just a fun night and not stuffy at all.”
Elba and Sabrina Dhowre got married one year after their royal wedding. Dhowre was the actor’s plus-one to the wedding. You wonder who their DJ was?