The split-second cameo you may have missed in Bohemian Rhapsody.

After months of speculation, Adam Lambert has finally confirmed his cameo in Bohemian Rhapsody.

The singer, who appeared in the Queen biopic for a few seconds, confirmed his appearance in the film earlier this week, sharing a screenshot from the movie to Twitter and Instagram.

“Who is he?!” Lambert jokingly captioned the photo.

In the film Lambert plays a bearded truck driver who very briefly meets Rami Malek’s Freddie Mercury at a gas station.


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Although the 36-year-old’s split-second cameo went completely unnoticed by many, it carried a special meaning for Queen fans.

In 2009, Lambert performed alongside Queen members Brian May and Roger Taylor on American Idol

Since 2012 Lambert has been performing alongside May and Taylor under the name Queen + Adam Lambert.

Although the group haven’t recorded or released any original material at this point, they have embarked on a number of world tours, including a visit to Australia early last year.

Lambert previously admitted that he had a small cameo in the film while attending the New York premiere of Bohemian Rhapsody, telling reporters that his role was “very, very mysterious”.

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At the Golden Globe’s last week, the Queen biopic received the award for Best Motion Picture-Drama.

Rami Malek, who played Freddie Mercury in the film, received Best Actor.

Since the film was released in November, Malek has been praised widely for his portrayal of the Queen frontman.

In the film’s iconic Live Aid scenes in particular, fans pointed out how incredibly accurate Malek’s facial expressions, movements and gestures were.

Speaking to’s Andrew Bucklow in November, Malek described how he watched a YouTube clip of Queen’s 1985 Live Aid performance over 1,500 times to get Mercury’s gestures and movements down pat.

“That’s something we tried to get move for move, even just gesture for gesture perfectly,” he said.

“It felt like I had it in my bones and I didn’t want to keep going back to it. It felt like sometimes you would lose a little bit of the authenticity if you tried to nail it so perfectly,” he continued.

“Things won’t exactly match up, there might be a hint of something that’s off, but I think that kept it feeling really alive and in the moment and it was better to sacrifice it that way, but yeah, I was watching it non-stop.”

Bohemian Rhapsody is available for digital download from January 22.

A sing-along version of the film is also now playing in select cinemas across the country.

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