Rush Limbaugh Can't Stand The Idea Of A Black James Bond Played By Idris Elba

December 26, 2014 4:59 PM

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Absolutely. Just don't tell Rush Limbaugh, who devoted part of his radio show on Tuesday to fussing over a rumor that Idris Elba -- a black actor known for his roles in "The Wire," "American Gangster" and others -- could replace current 007 Daniel Craig when the time comes.

“James Bond is a total concept put together by Ian Fleming. He was white and Scottish. Period. That is who James Bond is, was,” Limbaugh said, in comments flagged by Media Matters. “But now [they are] suggesting that the next James Bond should be Idris Elba, a black Briton, rather than a white from ...

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