Meghan, Duchess of Sussex was 'really letting it go' on the dancefloor at her wedding bash
Meghan, Duchess of Sussex was "really letting it go" on the dancefloor at her wedding reception.
Actor Idris Elba was the DJ at the Duke and Duchess of Sussex's star-studded wedding bash at Windsor Castle back in 2018, and he says the new addition to the British Royal Family was having the time of her life.
Speaking to ET, he said: “You know what? I was so nervous."
Asked who the best dancer was, he replied: “I think Meghan was the one that was really like letting it go. You know, she was real… She just had a lot of fun. It was her wedding. So she had the greatest time.”
At the time, the 'Luther' star joked he had to offer his services in lieu of handing over a present to Prince Harry and his wife Meghan because he "couldn't afford anything".
Asked if he ever got paid for the gig, he said during an appearance on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!': "No! No, but it was my gift to my friends. I can't afford anything [so I said] 'Can I just DJ?!'...
"Weddings are great and I hadn't DJ a wedding for a long time and that was fun. I was having a great time."
And it seems the 'Molly's Game' actor had to stick to a strict playlist.
Asked if he played anything by Queen to get Harry's grandmother, Queen Elizabeth, on the dancefloor, he said: "It wasn't on the playlist. I played some Dr. Dre."
The 'Thor: Love and Thunder' actor previously revealed that 41-year-old Meghan - who has since abandoned royal duties and now lives in Los Angeles with Harry, 38, and their children Archie, three, and Lilibet, 20 months - specifically requested him to play music by rap star Dr. Dre at the celebrations of the nuptials.
Idris was asked what the guests danced to at the royal wedding, and he replied: "'Still Dre' by Dr Dre went off! It was Meghan’s choice."
The 'Obsessed' actor previously revealed Beyoncé was one of the artists featured on a playlist of songs that Meghan had suggested he play for their guests.
Speaking in 2019 shortly after he'd revealed he was given a playlist, he said: "There's always Beyoncé on the playlist. You already know that! You already know that!
"Everyone's talking about the playlist. I let the cat out of the bag, didn't I? Just a little bit."
Despite DJ'ing at lots of high-profile gigs over the years, Idris previously admitted the royal wedding was the "most stressful".
He explained: "This wasn’t like my cousin’s wedding. This wasn’t at the community hall — the reception. This was a big, big deal. They’re good friends and I wanted to make sure they had a great time, so there was a lot of pressure."