The 37-year-old actor told red carpet live stream presenters Edith Bowman, 45, and Dermot O’Leary, also 45, what Live Aid organiser Bob Geldof, 67, told him about the late, great Freddie Mercury when he met Irish political activist at a pre-BAFTAs party last night. “I don’t know if Bob Geldof will kill me for this,” he said cautiously. “But I saw him and met him last night and what he said to me was, he called Freddie and he told him, ‘Freddie I think that there’s an event that was made especially for Queen and especially for you.’ He goes. ’This audience was made for Freddie.’
She wore her blonde locks in an edgy half-up ‘do and stood out with a bold make-up look which included dark bronze eyeshadow and deep pink lipstick.
Rami and Lucy met whilst filming Bohemian Rhapsody, with the actor confirming their romance when he accepted the award for Breakthrough Artist at the Palm Springs International Film Festival last month.
“Thank you Lucy Boynton,” he said at the event. “You have been my ally, my confidante, my love. I appreciate you so much.”
Although they arrived separately for the BAFTAs, Lucy and Rami stepped out together for a pre-ceremony party at Kensington Palace last night.
They looked loved-up as they posed on the red carpet together, Lucy flashing her pins in a demure floral mini dress with a white collar and cuffs
She elongated her lithe limbs further in a pair of red velvet heels as she placed her hand tenderly on the shoulder of her beau.
Rami opted for a crisp white shirt and a slim-fitting black suit which he wore with patent dress shoes.
At the event, he told BAFTA about his favourite of the movies nominated, saying: “Spike Lee, you can’t go wrong with BlakKklansman.
“I love seeing him get his dues,” he added.
“Olivia Colman in The Favourite, was, as everyone says, one of my favourites.”