Rami Malek and Bohemian Rhapsody wins big at the 2019 Golden Globe Awards and ensure a huge celebration of Freddie Mercury

The team of the movie thanked Mercury for his authenticity

by Asfa Shakeel

Rami Malek and Bohemian Rhapsody win big at the 2019 Golden Globes Awards, and thank Freddie Mercury for his lifelong inspiration and authenticity which led to this movie. 

Rami Malek and Bohemian Rhapsody

Rami Malek and Bohemian Rhapsody won big at the 2019 Golden Globes. (Image source: Instagram/Bohemian Rhapsody Movie)

Rami Malek won among a competitive group for Best Actor in a Motion Picture-Drama at the Golden Globes. He won against Bradley Cooper, Willem Dafoe, Lucas Hedges and John David Washington.

Rami Malek and Bohemian Rhapsody

Malek won in the midst of a very strong group of actors which were up for the role. (Image source: Instagram/Bohemian Rhapsody Movie)

In his acceptance speech, he said, “I am beyond moved right now. My heart is pounding out of my chest right now.” He also thanked Brian May and Roger Taylor of the band Queen, “for ensuring that authenticity and inclusivity exists in music and in the world and all of us.”

Rami Malek and Bohemian Rhapsody

Malek thanked Mercury’s band members for being there for the team during the shooting of the movie. (Image source: Instagram/Bohemian Rhapsody Movie)

Malek also paid a tribute to Freddie Mercury, who died in 1991 at the age of 45 due to AIDS. He said, “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.”

Joseph Mazzello told E! that he loved Malek’s depiction of Mercury, saying, “I got goose bumps because he just embodied him so perfectly. It was a crazy thing to know someone so well and just be who are you?”

Rami Malek and Bohemian Rhapsody

Co stars of Malek have said that his depiction of Mercury was extremely accurate. (Image source: Instagram/Golden Globes)

He added that he thought Mercury would have loved the movie, saying, “I think he would genuinely just hope that people enjoyed it, that they loved the music, that he felt like we captured these characters and his essence well enough and close enough.”

Rami Malek and Bohemian Rhapsody

Costars have also said that Mercury would have really loved the movie. (Image source: Instagram/Bohemian Rhapsody Movie)

The cast of the movie also attended the award for Best Motion Picture-Drama. The executive producers of the movie Graham King and Jim Beach accepted the award.

Kim said, “Wow, now, that was unexpected. Thank you so much to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. That’s amazing.”

Rami Malek and Bohemian Rhapsody

The executive producers of the movie went up to the stage to accept the award for Best Movie. (Image source: Instagram/Bohemian Rhapsody Movie)

He added, “The power of movies is that it brings us all together. Freddie Mercury and Queen did that so successfully through their music and that’s what we always wanted to accomplish in the cinemas. To see that magic come alive and to see the incredible response of this film has been truly humbling to everyone. I want to thank everyone.”

He also thanked Mercury, saying, “And finally to Freddie Mercury, thank you for showing us the power of embracing your true self. This one is for you. Thank you so much.”

Rami Malek and Bohemian Rhapsody

The producers also thanked Mercury for being who he was and living an authentic life. (Image source: Instagram/Bohemian Rhapsody Movie)

Brian May attended the ceremony with Malek.



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