The gorgeous Idris Elba plus cute little kids equals smiley face.

Elba is currently in the market for a Valentine’s Day date, in hopes of raising money for charity project Omaze. Proceeds from these would-be dates go to W.E. Can Lead, an organization dedicated to empowering female students in Africa.

The actor gathered a group of young boys and girls to act as his wingmen and wingwomen.

In fairness, some give very good advice, for example, “It doesn’t matter about you, it matters about the girl.” One young girl advises him to be a bad boy “because if you’re good, then you might have to wear glasses, suspenders, and ugly trousers.” Very true.

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