Adam Lambert Makes a Cameo in Freddie Mercury Biopic 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

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On Tuesday (Oct. 30), Adam Lambert revealed that he makes a quick cameo within the hotly anticipated Freddie Mercury biopic Bohemian Rhapsody. In a purple carpet interview from the movie’s New York City premiere, Lambert informed Access that his look is “very, very mysterious.”

Upon the movie’s theatrical debut yesterday (Nov. 2), eagle-eyed Glamberts have been fast to identify the American Idol star. The blink-and-you-miss-it second occurs throughout a scene the place Mercury (performed by Mr. Robot star Rami Malek) is at a truck cease on Queen’s first-ever North American tour. He calls then-fiance Mary Austin (performed by Lucy Boynton) from a pay cellphone for a fast check-in whereas a suitor is ready for a public restroom hookup within the background. That gentleman caller? Yep, that’s Lambert!

Lambert has been on tour with Queen, stepping in because the band’s frontman over the previous six years. In an essay for Billboard, Lambert mentioned that he turned obsessive about Mercury in his early 20s.

“Musically, I beloved his assault: He was very aggressive and appeared accountable for the whole lot he was singing. Later, seeing some dwell performances [on video], it was additionally his stage presence, the way in which he was so excessive,” he wrote. “I knew he meant to be campy and wild to entertain individuals. I recognized with that in him in a short time.”

Most lately, Queen and Adam Lambert accomplished a month-long Las Vegas residency in September.