Hottie Idris Elba graces the cover of Essence magazine’s August 2009 Bachelor issue.  In his cover story he talks about what turns him on, the type of women he likes to date and relationships.

On Dating:

“I’d rather date someone who’s regular. But what often happens is that she faces huge criticism like , ‘Why her? She’s Miss. Ordinary’ ”

On the type of women he likes:

“Be an independent woman. I love that……”

“But at the same time don’t be ashamed to, you know, throw your toys on the floor and let me pick them up.”

On relationships:

“There is something quite devious about my personality,” he confides with a sly grin. “I’ll do all the right things. I’ll be the upstanding gentleman but behind closed doors, I want to let loose. As long as I know my secrets aren’t going to get out. You know what I mean?”

Idris on His Previous relationship and 7 Year Old Daughter

“It’s complicated when you were once an item and then you’ve got this child who is so untouched by the drama that you both had…..I understand how people get hurt and have arguments. But we work through it.”

We love us some Idris!!

If you want more Idris, his smash hit movie “Obsessed” comes out on DVD today!!!!

Check out the chocolate hottie below:

Does Idris deserve a singing career?

Check out Idris at the “Obsessed” premiere a few months ago

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