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Watch! Rami Malek Responds To Nicole Kidman Snubbing Him At The Golden Globes

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Jan. 9 2019, Published 1:40 p.m. ET

Towards the end of the Golden Globes on Sunday night, Nicole Kidman appeared to snub Rami Malek as he approached her on stage. He spoke about the cringeworthy incident Tuesday on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Read on to find out what he had to say.

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It was a big night for Rami, as he took home Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.

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It was a big night for Rami, as he took home Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his portrayal of Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.

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Bohemian Rhapsody also scored a major upset over A Star Is Born and Black Panther by winning the biggest award of the evening: Best Motion Picture - Drama.

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Nicole announced the film’s big win, and Rami, who had been backstage after winning his award, joined the cast onstage.

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Nicole seemed not to notice Rami after he made the gesture, and it became a viral moment on social media quickly after.

Rami responded to her apparent snub while talking to Jimmy Kimmel on his late night talk show Tuesday night, where he admitted he hadn’t yet seen the clip of the awkward exchange.

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He cleared up the snub rumors, saying, "I've known her for many years, despite as it may seem from 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 feeling this is probably haunting me on the Internet."

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Rami did, however, receive some love from Nicole's husband Keith Urban that evening, who was also a fellow Golden Globes nominee.

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What are your thoughts on Rami and Nicole's awkward interaction? Sound off in the comments. 

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