Benedict Cumberbatch photobombs Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes

It was Cumberbomb take two as the Imitation Game star leapt into Streep's shot at this year's Golden Globes awards ceremony

He’s done it again. Not content with his now infamous Oscar red carpet photobomb, British star Benedict Cumberbatch has leapt his way into another prestigious awards ceremony photo opportunity, this time at the Golden Globes. 


Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler organised a mid-ceremony snap for Meryl Streep and Margaret Cho – who was posing as a North Korean journalist as a reaction to the recent Sony hacks – even persuading Birdman star Michael Keaton to act as cameraman. But the affair got even more star-studded when The Imitation Game’s Benedict Cumberbatch decided to leap up from his seat and grace the photograph with his now classic photobomb face.

Just look at him go. It’s impressive stuff – although he didn’t manage to leap quite as high as he did in last year’s Oscars Cumberbomb…

Cumberbatch missed out on a best actor award at Sunday night’s ceremony in Los Angeles to fellow Brit Eddie Redmayne – but surely now’s the time to bring in a new category and start rewarding the best celebrity photobomb…


Here’s how the latest piece of magic came about: