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Nicole Kidman snub will haunt me forever, says Rami Malek

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

"Bohemian Rhapsody" star has opened up about the hilarious snub he received from during award ceremony.

The incident happened when the 37-year-old was at the stage with the rest of the "Bohemian Rhapsody" cast and crew to collect the award for Best Picture - Drama trophy.

In the video of the incident, which has since gone viral, Malek was seen moving to greet Kidman, who had presented the award. Kidman, unaware that he was trying to catch her attention, turned her back, leaving the standing awkwardly behind her.

Appearing on the "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", Malek recalled the incident, joking it will haunt him for the rest of his life.

"I had not seen that," Rami said after the host twice played the video to further embarrass the actor.

"I've known her for many years, despite what it may seem in 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 feel this is probably haunting me on the internet now," he added.

The actor said if not for Kidman, her husband showered praise on him for his gutsy portrayal of frontman in the

"It's alright, I got love from Keith that night. He's a massive fan," he said.

At 2019, Malek had won the Best Actor - Drama for the "Bohemian Rhapsody". He is also nominated in the best actor category at

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 14:15 IST