Optics, gestures and even his style are true: actor Rami Malek embodies "Bohemian Rhapdody" Queen singer
Freddie Mercury, The film, which also starts on Wednesday in Germany, is highly praised by critics. Especially the performance of Malek was impressive. But they are not satisfied with the result: the British Mercury biographer Lesley-Ann Jones.
Jones & # 39; accusation: with Barbara Valentin is one of the most important people in Mercury & # 39; live in & # 39; Bohemian Rhapsody & # 39; ignored. "Barbara Valentin was the love of his life, those two have so much in common, not only friendly but also sexual, that makes me angry that they have been deleted from Freddie Mercury's life," she told The Daily mail.
Jones accompanied Mercury in the 1980s as a journalist for many concerts. She was backstage at the legendary Live Aid concert and met Mercury in bars and restaurants – even in his time in Munich. With "Freddie Mercury: The Biography" in 1997, the author gave an extensive insight into Mercury's life, detailed and well-founded.
Barbara Valentin participated in soft porn
The native Austrian Valentin worked during the '50s in softpornos (among other things headed in the water, tail in height) and was known for her big bust. Through the collaboration with director Rainer Werner Fassbinder succeeded in the 70s, the change in character.
Inhabited in Valentin
Mercury from 1979 to 1985 an apartment in the Glockenbachviertel in Munich. There are different statements about the relationship between the two. Although author Jones thinks they also had a sexual relationship – Mercury was bisexual – Peter Ambacher, one of Mercury's friends in those days, said in an interview with Focus: "Freddie was not hot, he was De Valentin was his soul mate, his companion, nothing more. & # 39;
Freddie Mercury: "Thanks for big tits"
Or platonic love or couple: it is clear that Valentin was an important woman in the life of Mercury. In his album "Mr. Bad Guy" he immortalized her with a dedication: "Thanks for big tits and misbehavior" ("Thanks for big breasts and bad behavior"), can be read there. After Mercury died of AIDS in 1991 at the age of 45, Valentin became involved in AIDS aid. The viewers of "Bohemian Rhapsody" can not all see that.