Women in Music 2016

Watch Darren Criss Get Rejected By Helen Mirren at Tonys Red Carpet

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Darren Criss attends the American Theatre Wing's 69th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 7, 2015 in New York City.

The beauty of a livestream is anything goes!

At the Tony Awards red carpet, Darren Criss and Broadway star Laura Osnes discovered the downside to a live audience when they interviewed Helen Mirren, who won a Tony for her performance as Queen Elizabeth II later in the evening.

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When Criss went to shake her hand, she doesn't react at all and he awkwardly stops trying, but then Mirren goes to shake co-host Osnes' hand. Surely Mirren didn't mean it as a dig, but it's an awkward moment all the same.