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Idris Elba & David Oyelowo Are Nearly Knights! See The Titles Bestowed Upon Them By Queen Elizabeth II!

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This is AH-Mazing!

Yesterday marked a very important and special day for Idris Elba and David Oyelowo as they were on Queen Elizabeth II's New Year's Honors list!

They aren't "Sirs" yet, but they did receive the honor of becoming being titled Officers of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)!

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Elba and Oyelowo were recognized for their services in cinema as the award honors those that play a major role in "any activity, including people whose work has made them known nationally in their chosen area."

The Luther star responded to the great honor by saying:

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Prince William Awards Andy Murray With OBE Medal At Investiture, But The Tennis Superstar Almost Missed It!

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Prince William hosted his first ever Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace earlier today, where he awarded some of the UK's finest with medals for their accomplishments in their respective fields!

Andy Murray was on the list of recipients and was given an Officer of the Order of the British Empire medal from the Duke of Cambridge!

But the tennis superstar actually came this close to missing his brush with royalty completely due to an ill-timed drug test!

Right when he was supposed to be making his way to Buckingham Palace, Andy took to Twitter and sent out a message that read:

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