Moments after his Oscars acceptance speech, Rami Malek had to be treated by paramedics.

Just minutes after delivering his acceptance speech, the 2019 Oscar Best Actor winner Rami Malek was rushed backstage to be treated by paramedics for a tumble – proving the Oscars stage might very well be cursed.

In 2013, Jennifer Lawrence famously tripped over the fabric of her Dior gown as she mounted the same steps to the Dolby Theatre stage to accept her Best Actress award, and now – after the second high-profile trip in under a decade – we demand to know why this stage is so slippery.

During this year’s major-winner fall, the Bohemian Rhapsody star dropped his Oscar statuette as onlookers rushed to assist.

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Unfortunately for him, cameras were still around to capture his fall, even though the ceremony had officially ended.

While Rami still appeared to be smiling in the photos, People report paramedics were flagged down to assess him privately in a room backstage.

An EMT speaks with Rami Malek after the fall. Image: Getty.

Rami missed some photos alongside fellow Oscar winners Olivia Colman, Regina King and Mahershala Ali while he was examined, but appeared unscathed when he emerged.


He did not mention the incident during interviews.

Rami was still clutching his Oscar when he fell. Image: Getty.
Oscar officials looked concerned as they rushed to help the star. Image: Getty.
... But he seemed to laugh it off. Image: Getty.

The tumble isn't the first time Rami has experienced an ever-so-slightly embarrassing moment at an awards ceremony.

At this year's Golden Globes, when he went up on stage with the rest of the Bohemian Rhapsody cast to collect the Best Drama award, he had an awkward encounter with Nicole Kidman, presenter of the category.

As the 37-year-old went to embrace the Big Little Lies star, arms outstretched, Kidman turned away - appearing to snub him.

A viewer at home caught the moment and posted it to Twitter, comparing it to being rejected by a crush.

Today, as Rami accepted his Best Actor gong for the same film, he delivered a moving address in which he touched on his immigrant background.

"We made a film about a gay man, an immigrant, who lived his life just unapologetically himself, and the fact that I'm celebrating him and this story with you tonight is proof that we're longing for stories like this.

"I am the son of immigrants from Egypt, I'm a first generation American, and part of my story is being written right now."