Rami Malek Falls After Oscar Win But Recovers in Time for Backstage Interviews

Rami Malek may have had a brief fall from the heights of his best-actor Oscar victory for Bohemian Rhapsody on Sunday night (Feb. 24). but he recovered in time to visit reporters and deliver emotional remarks on how much it meant to him to win his award.  

The actor, 37, was checked by medical personnel after he took a tumble inside the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles shortly after winning.  

He appeared fine when he came backstage to answer reporters’ questions.   


Malek says, “The fact that I have this in my hand right now is beyond my expectation that myself or perhaps my family ever could have had,” he said, clutching his Oscar backstage. Malek completed his awards season run with the Oscar after taking home similar awards at the Golden Globes, BAFTAs, Critics Choice Awards and SAG Awards for his portrayal of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.   

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