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Tue, 30 Mar 2021 07:00:00 -0700

Rachel Bilson claimed Rami Malek asked her to delete a throwback high school photo of them from Instagram while he was in the running to win an Oscar

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It’s the little things that Rami Malek can’t seem to laugh about.

Rachel Bilson claimed in a new interview that the “Mr.

Robot” star asked her to remove an old high school photo of them from her Instagram while he was in the running to win an Oscar for “Bohemian Rhapsody.”

“I had posted a throwback of us from our senior trip to New York, Broadway.

We were super-nerdy, just the dorkiest picture of both of us,” she recalled on Dax Shepard’s “Armchair Expert” podcast of the pic, which she shared in 2019.

“But I throw it up ’cause it’s funny, and I think it’s so important to be able to make fun of yourself, and he had like a gold chain, and I’m like, ‘Rami where’d you get the gold chain?’ Whatever.

So I’m just being funny, we were good friends.”

The former “The O.C.” star, 39, quickly realized their friendship wasn’t as solid as she thought, as she received a direct message from Malik, 39, asking her to remove it.

“It wasn’t like, ‘Hey! How are you?’ It was straight to, ‘I would really appreciate if you take that down.

I’m a really private person,’” she said.

“I was like, ‘Oh, s–t! OK.’ I get really hot and start sweating.

I’m all nervous, like, ‘Oh God! What did I do?’ He was a good friend, it’s a funny picture … you know? I don’t take myself that seriously,” Bilson continued.

Bilson deleted the photo as soon as she saw his message and sent him a nice note back rooting for him to win the coveted award — which he did end up getting — but she never heard back.

“But I was super-bummed because he was always so nice and we were good friends, and I’m a big fan of not taking yourself seriously, especially at that level of fame and talent,” Bilson explained.

“But look, he wants to be super-respected, it’s his thing, so I respected it.

I took it down.

I was just a little bummed at how it was handled.”

The actors both attended Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif.

The “Jumper” actress said she later heard from Malek’s stylist that he didn’t approve of the photo because he didn’t think he looked good in it.

“She was like, ‘Well, it’s not a great picture of him.’ OK, I’m sorry.

We were 16!” Bilson said.

“It was what it was.

It was right before the Oscars, and I remember [‘The O.C.’ creator] Josh Schwartz being like, ‘You did him dirty! He’s about to be nominated.’ And I’m like, ‘What do you mean? This was my friend; it’s a funny picture.’”

Malek’s rep didn’t immediately return Page Six’s request for comment.

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Well, that was awkward.

Rachel Bilson recently revealed that Rami Malek did not take kindly to the throwback photo she shared of him from their high school days. 

Bilson, 39, posted the image back in early 2019, when Malek, 39, was positioned to and later won his first Oscar for his role as Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody. 

“Rami was a good friend of mine.

We were in the same crew,” Bilson shared of Malek during an appearance on Dax Shepard’s Armchair Expert podcast.

“We did The Crucible together senior year.

We were the leads in it…

He’s always been extremely talented, really an amazing actor, even in high school.”

The O.C.

actress described the throwback shot of herself with Malek on a school trip as “the dorkiest picture of both of us,” but said that the Mr.

Robot actor didn’t find the post to be particularly funny. 

“I don’t usually check my DMs on my Instagram and maybe a week goes by, and I actually look and I have a message from Rami,” Bilson shared.

“But it wasn’t like, ‘Hey! How are you?’ It was straight to, ‘I would really appreciate if you take that down.

I’m a really private person.'” 

Bilson was embarrassed by her former classmate’s response, adding, “I was like oh, s**t, OK.

Like, I get really hot, I start sweating, and I’m all nervous.

I’m like, ‘Oh my god, what did I do?'”

She added that it was less that Malek was in the photo with her and more of the actual image of the actor. 

“I guess he didn’t like the picture of himself, and I’m friends with his stylist and she was like, ‘Well, it’s not a great picture of him.’ And I was like, ‘OK, I’m sorry.’ We were 16!” she said. 

Bilson noted that her O.C.

producer pal, Josh Schwartz, told her “You did him dirty” and she said she felt as if she’d posted a controversial image of Malek instead of a fun throwback pic. 

“I removed it, and I even wrote to him a really nice message like, ‘I’m so sorry! Go get the Oscar! You’re doing amazing.’ And I never heard anything back, which is fine,” she said.

“I was super bummed because he was so nice, and we were good friends.

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.

I took it down.

I was just a little bummed at how it was handled.” 

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