Rami Malek and Bradley Cooper looked like the impetuous and charismatic Hollywood A-listers they were when they came across the red BAFTA carpet last night on the shouting of hundreds of waiting fans. But their arrival was not as smooth as planned. The Oscar-nominated stars happened to arrive a little late, which conflicted with the arrival of Prince William and Kate Middleton, who – according to the royal protocol – should come last for safety reasons, and because you know that they are our future king and queen. yet.

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This meant that the red carpet was immediately locked, so Rami and Bradley had to stop and wait about 20 minutes. Many non-famous people waited, too, who could not believe their luck.

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Bradley and Rami happily talked to each other and posed for photos while in the possession of BAFTA organizers and security. Rami & # 39; s Bohemian Rhapsody co-star and girlfriend Lucy Boynton had arrived at the ceremony an hour or so earlier, but at least he had Bradley … Meanwhile, the Duchess of Cambridge looked beautiful in a white Alexander McQueen dress with floral decorations on the shoulder on the red carpet , while Wills looked smart in a black tuxedo. And finally everything was fine, because Rami won the best actor BAFTA for his performance as Freddie Mercury Bohemian Rhapsodyand Bradley has picked up Best Original Music for A star is born.

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After the ceremony, Rami, Bradley and all the other winners – including Olivia Colman and Mahershala Ali – stayed on stage for a group photo, shaking hands and talking to Kate and William. Oh, to get to know their conversations … Congratulations again, Rami and Bradley!