‘A proper man’ – Singer song-writer James Arthur hails Conor McGregor’s hospitality at his pub The Black Forge inn


Former winner of the X-factor, James Arthur was all praises for Irish superstar Conor Mcgregor’s incredible warm-heartedness

Apart from his historic performances inside the octagon, Conor McGregor has established a massive business empire in the past few years, emerging as one of the most successful athlete entrepreneurs. He most recently ventured into the restaurant business when he became the proud owner of The Black Forge inn.

Conor McGregor and Johnny Depp
Conor McGregor and Johnny Depp (Credits: Conor McGregor Instagram)

Singer-songwriter James Arthur, who was the winner of the ninth edition of X-factor, was hosted by Conor McGregor at his pub. Arthur has been a long-time fan of the ‘Notorious’ one and it is the essence of his narrative from a regular guy from Dublin to the top of the Forbes list that inspires him.

He shared an Instagram post praising McGregor and thanking him for the generous hospitality. Arthur wrote, ‘Thank you so much @thenotoriousmma and your incredible staff at the @theblackforgeinn for your hospitality today the food and drink was some of the best we’ve ever head! Best stout in the game! I’ve been an admirer of this man and what he’s been able to achieve in his career and continues to achieve despite all the naysayers. I’ve followed his journey for over 10 years and have been inspired by him as I felt our stories aligned in a lot of ways. It was truly an honour to sit down and talk to the man in person today. He is as cool and as charismatic as you would think but also very humble. A proper man. Thanks again mate. Hope me and the band can put on an entertaining show for you tonight in Dublin!’

‘Let’s do it’ – Jared Leto reacts to Conor McGregor’s invitation of training him for the Irish man’s part in a movie

Leto told Extratv while promoting his limited series ‘We Worked’, “Well, I am a huge UFC fan and I’m a huge Dana White fan. I hope he is a huge Jared Leto fan too. Maybe I could play Dana White. That would be great. If we do the UFC movie, if I was younger, I’d play Conor McGregor. I got the beard. What Conor does and what these guys and gals do is just extraordinary…. I’m too old to do Conor, probably, but you never know. We could maybe use some CGI.”

The ‘Notorious’ one was permissive of the idea, and responded to it on his Twitter by saying,

“Jared Leto, I invite you to come and practice the part with me!”

Jared Leto has finally responded to the invite by saying,

Let’s do it


Leto would be the right guy to play the ‘Notorious’ one owing to his shape-shifting abilities as an actor, and his deep love for the sport.

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