Bryan Singer conveniently left out of 'Bohemian Rhapsody' celebration at Golden Globes after being fired from Freddie Mercury biopic

Bryan Singer, who brought Freddie Mercury’s story to the big screen in “Bohemian Rhapsody” before being unceremoniously axed from his own project, was nowhere to be found Sunday night at the Golden Globes.

In fact, his name wasn’t even mentioned.

Star Rami Malek, who took home the trophy for best actor in a drama, reeled off a laundry list of thank yous, but Singer never came up. He wasn’t acknowledged when producer Graham King, who had tried to make a similar movie for years, accepted the award for best picture either.

For the cast and crew of “Bohemian Rhapsody,” Singer had been long gone.

In December 2017, Singer went missing from the set of the biopic. Production was shut down and a week later, he was fired.

"Bryan Singer is no longer the director of 'Bohemian Rhapsody,'" a Twentieth Century Fox Film spokesperson told the Daily News at the time.

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LOS ANGELES - JULY 30: (U.S. TABS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) 'X-Men' director Bryan Singer arrives at the after-party for 'S.W.A.T.' on July 30, 2003 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Director Bryan Singer arrives at the Odeon West End, London, for the UK premiere of X-Men 2. (Photo by Andy Butterton - PA Images/PA Images via Getty Images)
LONDON - JANUARY 21: Bryan Singer arrives for the UK Premiere of 'Valkyrie' on January 21, 2009 at the Odeon Leicester Square in London, England. (Photo by Samir Hussein/Getty Images)
ITALY - JANUARY 28: . director Bryan Singer and actor Tom Cruise . U.S. actor Tom Cruise attends a photocall to promote his latest movie 'Valkyrie' in Rome, Italy on January 28, 2009 (Photo by Eric VANDEVILLE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
ITALY - JANUARY 28: Director Bryan Singer attends a photocall to promote his latest movie 'Valkyrie'in Rome, Italy on January 28, 2009 (Photo by Eric VANDEVILLE/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)
NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 24: (U.S. TABLOIDS AND HOLLYWOOD REPORTER OUT) Director Brian Cox arrives for the DVD release of 'X2,' the $215 million blockbuster hit, at Club 40/40 November 24, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Adam Rountree/Getty Images)
Director Bryan Singer poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film 'X-Men Apocalypse' in London, Monday, May 9, 2016. (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)
SYDNEY, NSW - APRIL 10: Actor James Marsden (X Men) and Director Bryan Singer (R) talk on the set of 'Superman Returns' shot in Wynyard Park April 10, 2005 in Sydney, Australia. James Marsden plays Richard White, Lois Lane's love interest in the 'Superman' sequel. (Photo by Patrick Riviere/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 07: Director Bryan Singer at the 'X-Men: Apocalypse' Press Conference at the Lanesborough Hotel on May 7, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage)
WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 26: Producer Bryan Singer attends the premiere of 'Legion' at Pacific Design Center on January 26, 2017 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
BEIJING, CHINA - MAY 19: (CHINA OUT) American director and producer Bryan Singer attends fan meeting for new movie 'X-Men: Apocalypse' at Indigo Mall on May 19, 2016 in Beijing, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)
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But a source told The News that it was “a pattern of unreliable behavior on set” — Malek reportedly complained to the studio about Singer — that led to his ouster.

Singer said he was taking care of a sick relative.

"I wanted nothing more than to be able to finish this project and help honor the legacy of Freddie Mercury and Queen, but Fox would not permit me to do so because I needed to temporarily put my health, and the health of my loved ones, first," Singer said in a statement to the Hollywood Reporter at the time.

"'Bohemian Rhapsody' is a passion project of mine. With fewer than three weeks to shoot remaining, I asked Fox for some time off so I could return to the U.S. to deal with pressing health matters concerning one of my parents. This was a very taxing experience, which ultimately took a serious toll on my own health. Unfortunately, the studio was unwilling to accommodate me and terminated my services. This was not my decision and it was beyond my control."

Around the same time as Singer’s disappearance, he was sued by Cesar Sanchez-Guzman, who claimed that the director raped and forced oral sex on him in 2003, when he was 17 years old.

Sanchez-Guzman claimed Singer "pulled out his penis, smacked (him) in the face with it and forced it into (his) mouth," causing the young man to choke.

Singer then allegedly raped Sanchez-Guzman, who claims the producer later offered to help him professionally in exchange for his silence, according to the lawsuit.

Sanchez-Guzman, who was suing for damages, claimed he has experienced "severe psychological, mental and emotional injuries, shame, humiliation and loss of enjoyment and life."

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 06: Molly Sims and Scott Stuber attend the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/Getty Images)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 06: 76th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Mia Swier and Darren Criss arrive to the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019. -- (Photo by Christopher Polk/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 06: 76th ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: (l-r) Joe Alwyn arrive to the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 6, 2019. -- (Photo by Todd Williamson/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank)
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That’s just the latest allegation against Singer, who has been sued several times for misconduct against underage boys.

In 1997, a 14-year-old "Apt Pupil" claimed Singer forced him and other minors to strip naked for a scene. The case was thrown out.

In April 2014, Michael Egan claimed Singer raped him in 1999, when he was a teenager, and forced him to do cocaine. Egan later withdrew the lawsuit.

In August 2014, another man filed a police report with the NYPD, accusing Singer of sexual assault in March 2013.

But Singer, despite being credited as the director on the film, was allowed to slip away unnoticed.

Asked backstage at the Globes if Singer “shared” in the award, King, the movie’s producer, declined to comment.

“Um, that’s not something I really should talk about tonight,” he said.

When a second reporter posed another question about Singer backstage, Malek stepped forward.

“I will take this one. There’s only one thing we needed to do and that was to celebrate Freddie Mercury in this film. He is a marvel. There is only one Freddie Mercury, and nothing was going to compromise us giving him the love, celebration and adulation he deserves,” he said.

Then King took the mic again.

“I’m just going to add that every single person that worked on this film collaborated and did it out of the passion of making this story. That was everybody,” he said.

A rep listed for Singer did not immediately return a request for comment.

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