Idris Elba has revealed that he would tell his wife Sabrina to 'leave' if she didn't like his outbursts of temper.
The actor, 48, recalled feeling 'stressed' in the early days of his romance with spouse Sabrina, 33, who he married in April 2019 after two years together.
Speaking on their new podcast Coupledom, Idris admitted that when she would question his 'massive anger tantrums' he'd suggest they end their relationship.
Candid: Idris Elba has revealed that he would tell his wife Sabrina to 'leave' if she didn't like his outbursts of temper (pictured together in 2018)Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
The star explained: 'Sabrina and I, very early in our relationship I was very stressed so I had these massive anger tantrums that were like explosions.
'She was like, "Who are you?"
'I was always the first to say, "Hey, if you're not happy, leave. Move." It was kind of like a male instinct.'
The couple clash because they both have 'strong personalities' but the Mountain Between Us star continued that he's trying to do better at avoiding conflict.
Working through it: The actor, 48, recalled feeling 'stressed' in the early days of his romance with spouse Sabrina, 33, who he married in April 2019 (pictured in 2017)
Idris said: 'Sabrina and I both have strong personalities and typically it's Sabrina who says, "Look, I don't want to fight".
'I've been getting better at it recently but when I do it, I get nothing back. When she does it, I go, "Thank you".'
The couple recently insisted they are in a 'good place' together and love working on their podcast and new lifestyle brand S'able Labs.
Sabrina said: 'We're newly business partners, but we're