Idris Elba skips Golden Globes due to injury

Monday, Jan 11, 2016,14:41 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

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

The British actor, 43, who was nominated for best actor in a TV movie or limited series for his role in Luther and for best supporting actor in a motion picture for Beasts of No Nation, was advised against flying to Los Angeles after injuring his back.

Elba’s representative said, On doctor’s orders (he) cannot get on a plane to attend the Golden Globes.

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