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Rami Malek scoops Best Actor at Golden Globes, dedicates award to Freddie Mercury

Rami Malek is on a roll after picking up Best Actor in a Drama at last night’s Golden Globes ceremony.

Dedicating the award to arguably one of the greatest singers of all-time, Freddie Mercury who he portrayed in Bohemian Rhapsody, Malek gushed, “Thank you to Freddie Mercury for giving me the joy of a lifetime. I love you, you beautiful man. This is for and because of you, gorgeous.”

Malek also thanked Queen founding members Roger Taylor and Brian May, who rocked the carpet with Malek and sat at his table, for “ensuring that authenticity and inclusivity exist in the music and in the world and in all of us.”

Malek beat out some stiff competition in his category including, Bradley Cooper in A Star Is Born, Willem Dafoe in At Eternity’s Gate, Lucas Hedges in Boy Erased, Malek in Bohemian Rhapsody and John David Washington in BlaKkKlansmen.

Bohemian Rhapsody, now the highest grossing music biopic of all-time, also scooped Best Picture which nobody was expecting.

In all honestly, A Star Is Born got the short end of the stick here but the rat race continues as we look towards the Oscar nominations which are announced on the 22nd of January.