Riz Ahmed Visits His Mum Every Week, Talk About Being A Mummy's Boy

Is she worried about his newfound fame or frequent flying? No, just wants to make sure he's eating enough.

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We bleedin' adore a mummy's boy over at ELLE, in fact, the nicer a boy is to their mum, the more we love them.

So when we heard our favourite actor (we even gave him an award to prove it) is a right ol' mama's boy, our collective ovaries swelled.

Riz told the Evening Standard that he actually visits his parents in Wembley every week.

Yes, every week, and they aren't fazed my the multiple successes of their little Riz. He said, "What my mum thinks about my success is: 'Did you eat today?' Literally. That's what she thinks about anything. And my dad thinks it's not too late to become a banker. Yeah…"

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Imagine being in Star Wars and your dad still wants you to be banker? You just can't please them can you?

And it's good to know that even when you're rich and famous your mum is still mainly concerned with your nutrition.

Riz also took this opportunity to take a jab at George Osbourne newfound role as journo-in-chief saying, 'Maybe I need to take a leaf out of the book of your new editor?'

He just can't not have a political jab, can he?

Riz Ahmed spoke to the Standard to promote the release of his new film, City of Tiny Lights, thathe is starring in alongside Billie Piper.

Riz Ahmed and Billie Piper

And yes, he is up for doing a musical collab with the 'Because We Want To' singer.

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'Get her manager to return my calls! Do you know what I mean? I've been trying to get her to rap a 16-bar verse on the new Swet Shop Boys for a while now.'

Yeah Billie, get your manager to call him back for flips sake!

Check out the trailer for the movie, it looks almost as good as that collaboration sounds.

And Billie wasn't the only woman he has worked with that he wants to do it all over again with. Lena Dunham also gets a rave review.

He said that she is, 'a phenomenon…she runs the set like a fairy godmother, just like giving everyone amazing vibes and making me crack up with her improv... I would work with her again in a heartbeat.'

So if he had a filming conflict between the next series of The Night Of, the next installment of Star Wars or Girls: The Movie, he has figured a way around it, 'There's got to be a way for Paul-Louis to travel between dimensions or something...That's what I think. I reckon if he gets stoned enough, he can kind of like pass through, like, an intergalactic porthole.'

Well, Riz, we'd travel through time and space to be with you (too much?).

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