Alexandra Burke wants to be an actress

By Drum Digital
20 February 2014

Alexandra Burke is taking drama lessons to fulfil her ambition of becoming an actress.

Alexandra Burke wants to be an actress.

The 25-year-old singer - who shot to fame after winning 'The X Factor' UK in 2008 - has been trying her hand at different things over the past two years to diversify her career but she's now decided to take up theatre classes in a bid to become a Hollywood starlet.

She said: "It's been challenging. It's something that I wouldn't say comes naturally to me. In school, I loved doing singing, dancing and acting. It came naturally to me at 16, I just need to get back on to it so it can be natural again."

The 'Let It Go' hitmaker has already picked her dream leading man to star opposite, 'Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom' star Idris Elba.

Alexandra has a crush on the 41-year-old actor and dreams of being his co-star.

When asked what her dream role is, she told the Belfast Telegraph newspaper: "Anything that's next to Idris Elba because I love him! He's such a talented young man."

- Bang Showbiz

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