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Your Boyfriend Idris Elba Is the First Man to Cover Maxim

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Idris Elba has the honor of being the first man ever on the cover of Maxim. The actor and his lustful stare are currently featured on the mag’s September issue.

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Elba was an obvious choice, according to editor-in-chief Kate Lanphear, who says, “There was no one else in the world more badass than Idris. For me, he was really the perfect embodiment of what I think the new Maxim man is. He’s multi-dimensional, he’s complex, he’s sophisticated, but he’s down to earth.”

Nice coat. It looks like there’s room for two.

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He’s exceedingly good-looking, but why is he wearing my Aunt Melba’s good Sunday coat?

He’s in for a surprise when he realizes there are wadded-up tissues stained with coral lipstick in those pockets.