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Bryan Singer reacts to 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Golden Globes wins, writes, 'Thank You'

New Delhi, News Nation Bureau | Updated : 21 February 2019, 02:21 PM
 Bryan Singer writes a thank you note to Bohemian Rhapsody Golden Globes wins (Photo: File Photo)
Bryan Singer writes a thank you note to Bohemian Rhapsody Golden Globes wins (Photo: File Photo)

Bryan Singer who was fired as a director for the Golden Globes 2019 wins, Bohemian Rhapsody is harbouring no ill-will for his exit from the Freddie Mercury biopic win. According to reports, Bryan who was the preferred choice of Bohemian Rhapsody was fired from the movie in the middle of the making because of his repeated absences. After Bohemian Rhapsody went on to win the Best Motion Picture, Drama with Rami Malek winning the best actor, Singer went on to express his appreciation. Singer posted a heartful message after the announcement. He posted a thank you message after the film bagged two awards at the Golden Globes. "What an honour. Thank you," he captioned the image after the Sunday night ceremony.

In December 2017, Singer was fired from the project over his repeated absences from the sets. He was replaced by Dexter Fletcher but retains the directing credit on the film, which is based on the life of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury.

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The film, which had garnered mixed reviews by critics despite being named the highest earning music biopic of all time, won two awards -- Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama, for Rami Malek and Best Motion Picture Drama.

Both Malek and producer Graham King ignored Singer in their acceptance speeches but the director, who gave the award ceremony a miss, posted an image from the film's sets that feature him sitting in the "director" chair as Rami Malek recreates a scene from Queen's "I Want to Break Free" music video.

First Published: Monday, January 07, 2019 05:56 PM
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