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Rami Malek talks about awkward 'Golden Globes' moment with Nicole Kidman

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American Malek opened up about awkward moment with

After presented with the final award of the night - best motion picture, drama- Malek, who has portrayed frontman in the film, was on stage to accept the award. He was then caught on camera attempting to say hello to Kidman, even reaching out and placing his hand on her back and accidentally snubbed at the awards, reported People.

It appeared like Kidman did not notice Malek, which caused a viral encounter that had fans laughing and talking about it on

One user wrote, "Malek trying to talk to is like me trying to talk to my crush #goldenglobes."

The 'Bohemian Rhapsody' saw the viral moment for the first time during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

"I had not seen that," Malek, said with a laugh.

Despite Kidman's unintentional snub, Malek said that he has actually known her for years.

"I've known her for many years, despite as it may seem from that video. So I thought I could easily go up and say hi, but in a moment like that, it was very awkward. I have a feeling this is probably haunting me on the internet," Malek added.

Kimmel, too, joked and said, "Yeah, this is going to be around for a little while."

However, Malek shared that he received some love from Kidman's husband Keith Urban, who he described as a huge 'Queen' fan.

"I got love from Keith that night, her husband, so that was nice. He's a massive fan."

Malek won the best in a motion picture, drama at the awards ceremony for his portrayal of in 'Bohemian Rhapsody' shortly before the biographical drama took home the big prize.

The 2018 biographical about the British rock band 'Queen' followed Freddie Mercury's life, right from him joining the band in 1970 to their Live Aid performance at in 1985. The took away top honours after being declared Best Motion Picture Drama as well.

"Thank you to for giving me the joy of a lifetime. I love you, you beautiful man. This is for and because of you gorgeous," Malek had said in his acceptance speech.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 23:45 IST
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