Rachel Bilson was ‘super bummed’ that Rami Malek made her take down a photo of them both from Instagram
It ends up they went to high school together, and according to “The O.C.” star, were buddies.
She stated Malek has “always been super talented. A really amazing actor, even in high school.”
Thanks to functions in the program “Mr. Robot” and his Oscar-winning turn as Freddie Mercury in “Bohemian Rhapsody,” he’s now quite well-known. So, Bilson believed it would be cool to share on social networks a throwback picture of the 2 of them on their senior journey to Broadway in New York City City.
“We were super-nerdy, just the dorkiest picture of both of us,” she stated. “But I throw it up because it’s funny, and I think it’s so important to be able to make fun of yourself. And he has like a gold chain, and I’m like, ‘Rami where’d you get the gold chain?'”
Bilson stated she seldom checks her direct messages on Instagram, however a week later on she took place to observe one from Malek.
“It wasn’t like ‘Hey, how are you blah blah blah,'” Bilson stated. “It was straight to ‘I would really appreciate if you would take that down, I’m a really private person.”
Bilson was a bit shocked, it was ideal around awards season and she stated “The O.C.” developer, Josh Schwartz, informed her “You did him dirty! He’s about to be nominated (for an Oscar)” by publishing an image that Malek plainly didn’t discover lovely.
She stated she took the image down and sent her previous high school bud a note wanting him well at the Oscars.
“But I was super-bummed because he was always so nice and we were good friends,” she stated. “I’m a big fan of not taking yourself seriously, especially at that level of fame and talent. But look, he wants to be super-respected, it’s his thing, so I respected it.”
CNN has actually connected to Malek for remark.
Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.